Woven Apparel Fabrics

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    Abstract

    This chapter considers the different woven manufacturing processes used in the production of apparel fabrics. It details the main apparel fabric types and looks at the key performance requirements of those fabrics, in relation to both the weave structure and the fibre type. The chapter then goes on to briefly describe important considerations in the design process and the various end uses for woven fabric. Application examples detailed towards the end of the chapter include fabrics that are timeless classics and fabrics that are established fashion favourites.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWoven Textiles
    Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples, Technologies and Applications
    PublisherElsevier Ltd
    Pages345-366
    Number of pages22
    ISBN (Print)9781845699307
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2012

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