Sizing in Clothing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781845690342, 9781845692582

Sizing in Clothing

1st Edition

Editors: S Ashdown
Hardcover ISBN: 9781845690342
eBook ISBN: 9781845692582
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 11th April 2007
Page Count: 408
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Table of Contents

History of sizing systems and ready-to-wear; Creating sizing systems; Sizing standardisation; Sizing systems, fit models and target markets; Pattern grading and specifications; Function, fit and sizing; Communication of sizing and fit; Mass customisation and sizing; Materials and sizing; Sizing for the military; Sizing and clothing aesthetics; Sizing for the home sewing industry; Production systems, garment specifications and sizing.


Description

History of sizing systems and ready-to-wear; Creating sizing systems; Sizing standardisation; Sizing systems, fit models and target markets; Pattern grading and specifications; Function, fit and sizing; Communication of sizing and fit; Mass customisation and sizing; Materials and sizing; Sizing for the military; Sizing and clothing aesthetics; Sizing for the home sewing industry; Production systems, garment specifications and sizing.

Key Features

  • Provides a critical appreciation of key technological and scientific developments in sizing and their application
  • Discusses how developments in sizing affect the mass production of ready to wear clothing
  • Reviews methods of constructing new and adapting existing sizing systems

Readership

Researchers, designers, students, and manufacturers in the clothing and fashion industry.


Details

No. of pages:
408
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845692582
Hardcover ISBN:
9781845690342

Reviews

…an invaluable resource for anyone conducting research into sizing or the pattern., Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management
This book must be commended for the insight it provides., Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management


About the Editors

S Ashdown Editor

Dr Susan P. Ashdown is the Human Ecology Helen G. Canoyer Professor in the Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design at Cornell University, New York. She has conducted research in the field of sizing and fit for many years and is widely renowned for her research in apparel science and technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Cornell University, USA