Introduction Fibres to fabrics Introducing colour SECTION 1 - ANIMAL FIBRES Wool Luxury animal fibres Silk SECTION 2 - PLANT FIBRES Linen Cotton Alternative plant fibres SECTION 3 - MAN-MADE FIBRES Artificial fibres Synthetic fibres Bioengineered fibres USEFUL INFORMATION Fabric and the fashion industry Resources Glossary Index
Clive Hallett has worked in the fashion industry since 1972 and has been a freelance design consultant since 1978. He is a senior lecturer in Fashion Management at Northumbria University. Amanda Johnston teaches on several fashion design courses at London College of Fashion. She has worked as a freelance design consultant since 1982.
"Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide is the only book specifically for fashion designers to explain the behaviour and properties of different fabrics." Fashion Capital "Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide is the essential reference on fabric, providing in-depth details of their properties, technologies, terminologies and processes in which to build a complete understanding." - Printwear & Promotion