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
EditorsKim L. Gandhi
PublisherElsevier
Chapter10
Pages423-440
Number of pages18
Edition2nd
ISBN (Electronic)9780081024980
ISBN (Print)9780081024973
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2019

Publication series

NameThe Textile Institute Book Series
PublisherElsevier

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