This book covers the essential aspects of textile designs and would be useful to students aspiring for a career in textile designing. The book deals with the difference between textile designs and other designs, general rules and salient features of textile designs. It covers many important products in textiles and also includes chapters on embroidery, laces designs. The concluding chapters review the role of computer in textile designing. The book also includes three hundred illustrations, including diagrams and finished designs in various illustrations.


Students aspiring for a career in textile designing

Table of Contents

Introduction; Collection of references as raw material; Materials you need; Differences between textile and other designs; Percentage of cover area in design; Elements of textile design; Methods of reproduction of designs and concept of repeat; Preparation of motifs for designs; Designs for borders; Basic compositions for allover designs; One more method of transferring the motif on repeat; Allover designs; More diagrams for allover designs; The colour wheel; Colour wheel in action; Backgrounds; Halfdrops; Step down repeats; Discharge prints. End products: Dress materials; Neck-Tie; Handkerchiefs; Dress materials; Indian Saree; Tee-shirts; Towels and napkins; Socks; Cushion cover and pillow case; Table cloth and table cover; Bed sheet and bed spread; Umbrella; Tote bags; Tapestries, curtains, furnishing fabrics, wall hangings etc; Carpets; Floor mats; Cross-stitch and embroidery; Lace designs. Other similar products: Linoleum; Wall papers; Wrapping material and end paper for book binding; Lapmates, placemats and doormats; Computer aided designs.


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Woodhead Publishing India
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