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Apparel Production Terms and Processes defines materials and terms relating to the mass production of raw materials, design and product development, garment details and component parts, fit, patternmaking, pre-production operations, assembly, production and manufacturing, labeling regulations, testing and quality control, inspection, finishing and packaging. In this revised edition, chapters are presented in a progression that relates to the flow of the production process or the route of the garment from its origin through development to completion. Each chapter opens with a brief introduction followed by terms that are listed alphabetically and are grouped according to subject by use or application. The chapters have been reorganized to better follow the flow of the production process and chapters' introductions have been expanded to clarify the relationships between each step in the production process.
New to this Edition- New chapter on Sizing and Fit covers sizing standards, fit types, and evaluation of fit- Added coverage of international labeling regulations and expanded section on safety compliance- Integrates coverage of quality control and inspection featuring common fabric and garment defects into the Quality Assurance and Product Testing chapter- Expanded sourcing information in the Production chapter- Coverage of new technologies such as 3D printing, seamless garments, stitchless seams, and equipment
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