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Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction, 11th Edition

Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction, 11th Edition
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By: Louise A. Liddell and Carolee S. Samuels

ISBN: 978-1-63126-558-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2018
Subject: Clothing and Fashion
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $105.28
School Price: $78.96


Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction is a comprehensive introduction to the worlds of apparel and fashion with updated information and new and improved illustrations and features. Robust digital offerings also accompany this new edition, including a new companion website with e-flash cards, digital graphic organizers, online chapter reviews, and interactive self-assessment quizzes.
  • This edition provides multiple new opportunities for the integration of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Updated STEM features and new STEM-related activities challenge students to apply chapter concepts using these relevant skills.
  • New and updated content about global trends and technology in the apparel and textile industries gives students the most current information. An updated design with attractive new illustrations invites students to engage more easily with the text.
  • In addition to multiple critical thinking, reading, writing, math, technology, science, and speaking activities, new career readiness activities prompt students to apply chapter content to the workplace.

Related Title(s)
Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction, 10th Edition

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Apparel and Fashion
  1. Understanding Clothing
  2. Understanding Fashion
  3. Textiles and Apparel Through the Years
  4. The Textile and Apparel Industry
  5. The Worldwide Apparel Industry
  6. A Closer Look at Fashion Design

Unit 2: Apparel Decisions
  7. Planning a Wardrobe
  8. Apparel Decisions and Choices
  9. Consumer Rights and Responsibilities
10. Choices as a Consumer
11. Get Your Money's Worth
12. Selecting Apparel for Family Members
13. Keeping Apparel Looking Its Best
14. Laundry and Dry Cleaning
15. Repair, Redesign, and Recycle

Unit 3: Color and Design
16. Color
17. The Elements and Principles of Design
Unit 4: From Fibers to Fabrics
18. The Natural Fibers
19. The Manufactured Fibers
20. From Yarn to Fabric
21. Fabric Color and Finishes

Unit 5: Sewing Techniques
22. Figure Types and Pattern Sizes
23. Selecting Patterns and Fabrics
24. Sewing Equipment
25. Getting Ready to Sew
26. Basic Sewing Skills
27. Advanced Sewing Skills
28. Serging Skills

Unit 6: Career Preparation
29. Preparing for a Career
30. A Job and a Career
31. Entrepreneurship—Profiting from Your Skills

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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Clothing and Fashion)
   sample Chapter 4 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Clothing and Fashion)
   sample Chapter 24 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Clothing and Fashion)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Chapter 4 (PPS, 2.94 MB)
   sample Chapter 24 (PPS, 2.35 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Clothing and Fashion)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


Precision Exams
   PDF Clothing and Textiles I (PDF, 101 KB)
   PDF Clothing and Textiles II (PDF, 95 KB)
Pre-PAC Correlations
   PDF Fashion, Textiles, and Apparel (PDF, 65 KB)
South Carolina
Fashion Design and Apparel Construction 1, 2
   PDF Foundations of Fashion Design (PDF, 446 KB)
   PDF Fashion Design (PDF, 172 KB)
   PDF Fashion Design I Lab (PDF, 187 KB)
Apparel Design & Production I, II
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Louise A. Liddell - Her career in family and consumer sciences includes 15 years of teaching high school in Tennessee. As Assistant Superintendent for a youth development center, she continued her work with teens. Louise's leadership roles in professional organizations include service at local, regional, state, and national levels. As president of the Tennessee Vocational Association, she received a Life Membership award in AVA for outstanding leadership. Louise is also the coauthor of the text Building Life Skills, as well as many magazine and newsletter articles. Louise has a bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia and a master's degree from Memphis State University. She is the author of Apparel: Design, Textiles & Construction and Preparing for Life and Career.

Carolee S. Samuels - served as Editorial Director for Family and Consumer Sciences and Career Education at Goodheart-Willcox Publisher, where she began as an Assistant Editor. Prior to her work as an editor, Carolee was a family and consumer sciences teacher in Illinois and Indiana for 14 years, teaching textiles and apparel to high school students as well as adults. She is active in numerous professional organizations and has held many offices. Carolee has a bachelor's degree from Iowa State University and a master's degree from the University of Illinois.


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