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Clothing: Fashion, Fabrics & Construction, Student Edition

Clothing: Fashion, Fabrics & Construction, Student Edition

Grade Levels: 9 - 12
By Jeanette Weber
Copyright: 2008
Publication Date: December 27, 2006
MHID: 0078767954
ISBN 13: 9780078767951

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Provides an in-depth look at the history of clothing, the fashion industry, cultures and customs, textile fibers and finishes. Basic clothing care, repair and sewing construction are also explored.

Up-to-date images bring current fashion trends to life and focus on new fibers and fabrics.

Examine the Issue features appear on each chapter opener page and provide interesting issues, relevant to chapter content that promotes thought and discussion.

Careers features include descriptions of clothing and fashion careers, education and training required, and possible career paths for each field.

Technology Trends features present technology related to clothing and fashion and its impact on the industry.

How To features describe how to accomplish specific tasks discussed in the chapter.

Creative Solutions in each Chapter Review challenge students to evaluate real-life situations and present "creative solutions" to solve the problems.

Clothing: Fashion, Fabrics & Construction, Student Edition

UNIT 1 - CLOTHING AND SOCIETY

Chapter 1 - Influences on Clothing

Chapter 2 - Cultures and Customs

Chapter 3 - Clothing and Families

Chapter 4 - Clothing and Self-Expression

UNIT 2 - THE FASHION WORLD

Chapter 5 - Fashion History

Chapter 6 - Fashion Styles

Chapter 7 - Fashion Designers

Chapter 8 - The Fashion Industry

UNIT 3 - COLOR AND DESIGN

Chapter 9 - Understanding Color

Chapter 10 - Understanding Design

UNIT 4 - FIBERS AND FABRICS

Chapter 11 - Textile Fibers

Chapter 12 - Fabric Construction

Chapter 13 - Fabric Finishes

UNIT 5 - CLOTHING CARE

Chapter 14 - Clothing Care Basics

Chapter 15 - Laundry and Dry Cleaning

Chapter 16 - Redesign, Repair, and Recycle

UNIT 6 - CLOTHING SELECTION

Chapter 17 - Exploring Options

Chapter 18 - Accessing Information

Chapter 19 - Evaluating Selections

Chapter 20 - Consumer Responsibilities

Chapter 21 - Selecting Clothes for Others

UNIT 7 - THE WORKPLACE

Chapter 22 - Career Preparation

Chapter 23 - Success on the Job

Chapter 24 - Fashion Entrepreneurs

Chapter 25 - Global Marketplace

UNIT 8 - SEWING AND SERGING HANDBOOK

Chapter 26 - Patterns, Fabrics, and Notions

Chapter 27 - Machines and Equipment

Chapter 28 - Getting Ready to Sew

Chapter 29 - Basic Construction

Chapter 30 - Special Sewing Techniques