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Knitwear In Fashion

Author : Sandy Black
ISBN : CORNELL:31924089619989
Genre : Design
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The revolution in the art of knitting has made it the most exciting textile medium of the present day. Developments in modern technology, a revival of traditional craft skills and a new appreciation of couture workmanship have conspired to bring knitwear to the forefront of fashion. From Julien Macdonald's cobweb confections and Lainey Keogh's filigree works of art, through Prada's classics with a twist and Missoni's rainbow zigzags and stripes, to Martin Margiela's avant-garde deconstructions and Issey Miyake's revolutionary clothing concept A-POC, the best of today's fashion designers are bringing radical ideas to this most traditional of forms. Illustrated and complete with an extensive reference section covering the technology of knitting, developments in design and fibres, as well as a glossary of technical terms and biographies of designers, Knitwear in Fashion shows off the very best in contemporary international knitwork.

Basics Fashion Design 06 Knitwear

Author : Juliana Sissons
ISBN : 9782940411160
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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An introduction to the use of knitwear in fashion design. It provides readers with the skills and inspiration to design and create innovative knitted textiles.

Famous Fain

Author : Fain Knitting Mills, Inc
ISBN : OCLC:1031850485
Genre : Clothing and dress
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Knitwear Fashion Design

Author : Maite Lafuente
ISBN : 8416851174
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Knitwear Fashion Design aims to help fashion students to understand the basic design elements in knitwear and learn how illustrate them. Whether handmade or industrially- produced, deconstructive or avant-garde, knitwear has now become a staple collection piece every season and its resurgence as a key fashion item has rekindled a trend and a keen interest in this once very traditional craft. Developments in modern techniques, the revival of traditional craft skills and a new appreciation of couture craftsmanship have put knitwear back into the fashion spotlight. This practical book begins with a thorough exposition of basic yarns and threads, picot, mohair’s, knots, together with a brief description about their structure and illustrations for each example. Together with a thorough presentation of a variety of patterns and complements ending with the most common knitwear types, it is documented by a range of suitable poses in movement based on contemporary apparel. Offering an extensive overview about yarn types, garment, accessories and finishes this book also teaches how to transform and renovate basic pieces. Various attractive designs are shown as well as the stitches needed to create and illustrate these garments such as cable, Aran, jacquards, ribs etc. Whether hand knitted or industrially produced the book is a glorious celebration of the new vogue in knitting, showcasing examples of knitted pieces from fashion great designers. Encouraging the reader to be innovative, this book is sure to be an inspiration for anyone working with or interested in knitted textiles and garment illustration.

Chinese Consumers And The Fashion Market

Author : Yingjiao Xu
ISBN : 9789811084294
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book provides essential insights into Chinese consumer behaviors in the growing and dynamic fashion market. With increasing consumer purchasing power, readily accessible global brands, heavy application of digital technology and social media, as well as growing awareness of environmental issues, the Chinese fashion industry faces great opportunities and challenges at the same time. The contributing authors provide observations and address issues related to middle class fashion consumption, sustainable apparel consumption, technology application in fashion retailing, and the select traditional and new industry segments in the context of China’s recent and massive economic boom. As such, the book offers an invaluable reference guide for all academics and practitioners interested in the Chinese fashion market.

Fashion Knitwear Design

Author : Amy Twigger Holroyd
ISBN : 9781785005701
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Knitwear is a highly influential, though sometimes overlooked, element of contemporary fashion. It’s simple yet amazingly versatile textile structure offers endless possibilities for exploration. To develop a successful collection the knitwear designer must design both fabric and garment, employing a range of creative and technical skills. Written for fashion, textile and knitwear design students and young professional designers, Fashion Knitwear Design provides advice on the diverse skills needed to take a knitwear design from initial idea to finished product. It provides advice on key knitwear design skills; insights into today's global industry; explanations of structures, machines and yarn types, and a history of fashion knitwear design and technology. It is superbly illustrated with 173 colour photographs and 53 line artworks. Fashion Knitwear Design is written by a team of specialists who deliver Nottingham Trent University's highly respected fashion knitwear design courses, including the only undergraduate degree within the UK to focus solely on the subject.

Textiles And Fashion

Author : Jenny Udale
ISBN : 9782940496006
Genre : Design
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Examines the process of creating and using fashion textiles and discusses the processes involved in fibre production, dyeing and finishing, and explores weaving and knitting.

Designing Knitwear

Author : Deborah Newton
ISBN : 1561582654
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Provides in-depth information on shaping and fitting, working with color and graphics, using dressmaker details, and finishing techniques, and includes instructions for sixteen garments

Fresh Fashion Knits

Author : Kate Buller
ISBN : 0307586618
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Demonstrates how to translate high-fashion designs into wearable garments, in a collection of creative knitwear patterns that includes options ranging from cardigans and skirts to tops and dresses. Original.


Author : Juliana Sissons
ISBN : 9781474251747
Genre : Design
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Fully revised and updated, this new second edition of Knitwear provides an invaluable introduction to the use of knitwear in fashion design. The book delves into the characteristics and behavior of many varieties of yarn and fiber, from traditional to contemporary, providing easy-to-follow diagrams, practical examples, and rich illustrations throughout. Knitwear provides an insider's perspective into the knitwear industry and offers vital need-to-know information to readers on various career pathways, while highlighting contemporary machinery and tools available to knitwear designers today, demonstrating how to create knitting patterns, and laying out the basic techniques used on domestic machines. Interviews with international designers, operating at different levels within the industry, provide further insight into the business of knitwear, and how to get a good head-start into the industry. A must-have handbook for the knitwear designer, Knitwear is a beautiful and indispensable guide to this growing area of the fashion industry.

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