By Catherine Fairhurst

ISBN-10: 1845692950

ISBN-13: 9781845692957

Clothing creation is a fancy strategy usually concerning a world provide chain which needs to reply speedily to the altering wishes and tastes of customers. this crucial e-book discusses the technological advancements that are remodeling the rate, flexibility and productiveness of the undefined. the 1st a part of the publication stories advances in clothing layout. There are chapters on modelling cloth and garment drape, computer-aided color matching, yarn layout and development making. different chapters speak about key matters in clothing sizing and healthy, and the position of 3-D physique scanning in bettering garment healthy and layout. the second one a part of the publication surveys advances in creation, starting with product improvement prior to taking a look at advances in knitting, stitching, printing, completing and upholstery inspection. With its uncommon editor and overseas workforce of members, Advances in clothing construction is a typical paintings for these learning and dealing during this very important undefined.

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Subjective evaluation of dynamic drape is highly correlated with dynamic bending and shear properties as well as the KES-F hand values. Lai40 applied the regression method and artificial neural network properties to predict the dynamic visual appearance of a swirling skirt from the fabric mechanical properties, with a view to replacing the subjective assessment with a more objective assessment. It was found38 that the neural network method provided a more accurate prediction than the regression method.

64 developed a method of individual pattern making by modifying traditional systems so that they can be used in conjunction with modern 3D modelling techniques and which enables customised pattern making for individuals. They used a five-step drafting process: (1) defining the surface shape; (2) setting grainlines; (3) fitting the fabric to the surface shape; (4) cutting of the 3D surface; and (5) developing the 3D fitted fabric into a 2D pattern. They used 3D body data obtained by body scanning and their entire process involved the use of geometrical computer models.

43 also reviewed the subject. 7 Concluding remarks Initially, work on drape concentrated on its accurate measurement and on the empirical prediction of drape from the fabric mechanical properties, notably bending and shear rigidity and hysteresis. More recently, however, attention has increasingly focused on modelling garment drape, this being important for developing 3D garment CAD systems. Ideal drape models should not only be able to display the static drape of the garment realistically with 3D renderings of design features, colours and surface textures, but simulate the animated dynamic drape.

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