Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers

Product ID 362
"This book is excellent for training future tech designers on how to develop the tech pack." Tameka Ellington, Kent State University, US
Learn technical design processes and industry standards, such as ASTM and ISO, for apparel production and manufacturing practices. With more than 1,100 images and technical packages for 12 apparel products, the book explains topics like fabric selection, finding seasonal fashion trends, garment construction, and fit evaluation, all so you can cost-effectively meet consumer needs. You'll learn about product categories including women's wear, menswear, and knitwear, as well as how to create a cost sheet and manage product data, to help you develop specification sheets and technical packages for specific markets.
This bundle includes Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers, 3rd edition and Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers STUDIO Access Card.
Table of contents
1: Overview of the Industry 
2: The Apparel Product Development Process and Technical Design 
3: All about the Technical Package 
4: Developing Technical Sketches 
5: Technical Design Terms for Silhouettes and Design Details 
6: Styles, Lines, and Details for Shape and Fit 
7: Fabrics and Cutting 
8: Sweater Design and Manufacturing 
9: Stitches and Seams
10: Edge Treatments 
11: Construction-Related Design Details 
12: Shape and Support 
13: Fasteners 
14: Labels and Packaging 
15: How to Measure, Size, and Grade
16: Fit and Fitting 
Appendix A: Standards for Seams and Stitches
Appendix B: XYZ Product Development, Inc.: Technical Packages
Appendix C: Thumbnail Clip Art Directory for STUDIO
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