Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

ISBN-13: 9781501328565

ISBN-10: 1501328565

Author: Deborah E. Young

Edition: 4

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Fairchild Books
Hardcover 272 pages
Design, Beauty, Grooming & Style
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Acknowledged author Deborah E. Young wrote Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics comprising 272 pages back in 2018. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1501328565 and 9781501328565. Since then Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $85.79 or rent at the marketplace.


This all-in-one text and swatch book presents current, high-quality fashion fabric samples with information including fabric name, fiber content, yarn construction, count, coloration, weight, uses, characteristics, and comparisons to other fabrics. The kit includes 209 exclusive fabric samples, a textbook with activities, Quick Reference Guide tables, pre-printed mounting boards for all swatches, and an 8x metal pick glass--all in a sturdy three-ring binder. By reading the text and assembling the swatch kit, you will learn the properties and construction of fibers, yarns, and fabrics, and their end use in fashion.

New to this Edition
~ Online STUDIO features a video tutorial, chapter quizzes, flashcards, and additional assignments and labs
~ All new swatches including Tencel® Lyocell, organic color-grown cotton, and Sorbtek®, that reflect trends in the fashion industry
~ Expanded sections on sustainable and socially responsible market practices
~ In-depth analysis of care issues and labels

PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501328602.