This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book also presents the education of textile technologists tended to be process oriented. The technologist is better prepared for the textile and related industries by being product oriented and by being more able to work closely with and facilitate the ideas of designers. The market for fancy yarns tends to be subject to cyclic trends, but the hand knitting yarn market provides a stable demand for fancy yarns. It is important that the textile and clothing design technologist is aware of the different types of yarn available and what possible innovations can be brought about by using or developing this technology. The design technologist has to understand the elements and principles employed by designers and how these change for various textile media.
|Title of host publication
|Textile and Clothing Design Technology
|Tom Cassidy, Parikshit Goswami
|Number of pages
|Published - 18 Jan 2018