Seam Types

apparel Seam types are the place where two pieces of fabric are joined by application of a series of stitches or stitch types with a defined geometry. Over the years there are a number of different types of seams that have been developed to do different jobs. Many have largely been superseded by the development of machine stitches that finish as you sew them, and by the development of the over locker (or serger in some parts of the world), it is useful to know some of the basic seams types and finishes.

Brassieres

apparel Derived from the french word meaning upper arm, the brassiere is a mass-produced support undergarment worn by women that consists of two fabric cups attached to two side panels, a back panel, and shoulder straps (unless strapless) that fits snugly. They are sized according to a universal grading system first introduced by Ida Rosenthal, the founder of Maidenform, in 1928. Two measurements are crucial to determining bra size: the chest circumference and the fullest part of the breast.

Natural Fibres

fiber All fibres which come from natural sources (animals, plants, etc.) and do not require fibre formation or reformation are classed as natural fibres. The natural fibres are vegetable, animal, or mineral in origin. Some of the natural fibres like vegetable fibres are obtained from the various parts of the plants. They are provided by nature in ready-made form. It include the protein fibres such as wool and silk, the cellulose fibres such as cotton and linen, and the mineral fibre asbestos.

Garment Sampling

apparel Garment samples are inevitably important and are developed tested before starting the bulk production. It means making a sample of the garment /fabric which requires to be sold. Sampling is one of the main process in Garment Industry and it has a vital role in attracting buyers. Because the buyers generally places the order after they are satisfied with the quality of the samples.

Apparel/Garments

apparel knitting Textile products used for clothing is broadly termed as Apparel or Garments. Garment making is one of the basic content of fashion designing. Proficiency in the art of sewing is an essential pre-requisite in garment making. There are Woven garments and Knitted garments. Shirts, trousers, sarees, bed spreads, blankets, towels and made ups are Woven. T-Shirts, sweatshirts, undergarments, pyjamas and socks are Knits.

Special Textile Finishes

finishing Special finishes are done on textile materials to enable it to use for special purposes such as the finishing of fabrics with flame retardants can reduce the tendency to burn or reduce the tendency to propagate the flame. Laminating is the permanent jointing of two or more prefabricated fabrics.

Derivatives Formed by Combining Twills.

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Weaving Process

fabric weaving Weaving is the process of making cloth with two components, a warp and a weft, and can be done by very simple techniques on complicated loom.

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Power consumption in Spinning Mills

spinning yarn The cost of yarn consists of several factors such as raw material energy or power, labour, capital etc. The cost of yarn excluding raw material is termed manufacturing cost. The share of the factors in manufacturing cost changes according to the yarn properties, machine operational properties and economical situation of the spinning mill.