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Fabric Manufacture

By Alan Newton
ISBN: 9781853391330
Aimed at small, rural communities this book offers an introduction to simple methods of making textile fabrics which are used throughout the world. Includes sections on weaving, knitting, fibre entanglement, lace-making, braiding and knotting (Published in the Small-scale Textiles series).

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  • Synopsis
    Aimed at small, rural communities this book offers an introduction to simple methods of making textile fabrics which are used throughout the world. Includes sections on weaving, knitting, fibre entanglement, lace-making, braiding and knotting (Published in the Small-scale Textiles series).
  • Table of Contents
    Acknowledgements vi
    Foreword vii
    Preface viii
    Chapter 1 Introduction to fabric manufacture 1
    Chapter 2 Basic principles and processes of fabric manufacture 7
    Chapter 3 Simple methods of determining the quality of fabrics 26
    Chapter 4 Types of hand-looms and knitting machines 32
    Chapter 5 Planning for production 37
    Chapter 6 Equipment suppliers 42
    Chapter 7 Sources of further information 43
    Appendices
    1 Woven cotton fabric specification
    2 Comparison of Tex with other count systems
    3 Cloth (worsted) setting chart : yarn count/cm
    4 Cloth (cotton) setting chart : yarn count/in
    5 Glossary
  • Details
    Sub Title No
    Author Alan Newton
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 60
    Format Paperback / softback