The Fashion Designer's Sustainable Sourcebook

A directory of apparel industry suppliers who collectively want to help lessen the impact our industry is making on our environment. 

Price: $65.00
Apparel Industry Sourcebook

 A complete and up-to-date guide listing domestic and import suppliers of all types of fabrics, trims, notions, forecast services, swatch design studios, CAD services and more for the apparel industry.  NEW 2020 edition.

List Price: $135.00
Price: $125.00
The Small Design Company's Guide To Wholesale Fabrics

Up-to-date guide created specifically for the smaller design houses and home sewing businesses. 2020 Edition!

Price: $65.00
Sewing Techniques from the Fashion Industry / Couture Techniques

Sewing Techniques from the Fashion Industry
Formerly known as Couture Techniques

Couture Techniques presents the introduction to industry's high-end sample making processes and to the Contemporary Fashion Education Program. These are the skills that students need to know to be able to design and produce stunning collections and personal wardrobes. 

Included in this book is the information needed to make high-end zipper sets, kick pleats, hems, seam finishes, bias bindings, buttonholes, etc., as done in high-end designing departments.

With minimal equipment, a few inexpensive tools used in the industry, and PDF's of the author's master sample book on the included CD, anyone who uses this book will be able to produce professional samples.

 

Price: $125.00
Zipper Sets

Six High-End Zipper Sets

Here is the information you need to set beautiful zippers that enhance your sewing. This is the same zipper information that is in Couture Techniques, now available separately.

Price: $40.00
The Fashion Design Detail Book Edition 4

Necklines, Collars, Lapels, Sleeves, Cuffs, Shoulders.
Creative reference books containing an abundance of quick fashion sketches for design development.

Price: $29.99
The Color Book 4th Edition

Our new 4th edition includes over 1,000 new color names and brings the total color names to over 4,500. As in the earlier editions, color names are curated and arranged by hue and include a light and dark shade of each color. Names stem from a wide of subjects, including: nature, biology, astronomy, technology, astrology, gems, gardening, flowers, animals, ocean life, global communities, chemistry, food, drink, and many more. 

 
Price: $29.99
Grading to Fit

Grading to Fit

  • Grading to Fit presents the underlying grading theories that enable computer grading technology. All of the work presented in the book is hands on and requires minimal equipment. All fit issues are addressed, including asymmetrical.

 

Price: $130.00
Grading and Sewing a Blouse to Fit

Grading and Sewing a Blouse to Fit

  • Grading and Sewing a Blouse to Fit is a companion book to Grading to Fit. Grading and Sewing a Blouse to Fit presents the practical application. 
  • Included in this book is how to check for and correct style patterns' mistakes, including how to check if the true bust point is in the correct position, whether seams sew, etc. 
  • Cutting and sewing techniques include how to cut difficult fabrics, how to cut to match, making markers, lappage, etc. 

 

Price: $100.00
Stitch Sample Kit

A comprehensive guide, providing both technical and creative solutions for garment construction.  The Stitch Sample Kit contains over 80 mounted swatches of current stitches and techniques used within the garment industry today.  You will find the Stitch Sample Kit both informative and inspirational.

Price: $170.00
The Business of Fashion/Designing, Manufacturing, and Marketing

Revised to keep up with the quickly evolving landscape of the fashion industry, the fifth edition of this authoritative text offers updated information on the design, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of fashion products within a global context. Research-based content provides insight on the organization and operation of textiles, apparel, accessories, and home fashion companies, as well as the effect of technological, organizational, and global changes on every area of the business. Updated discussions of technologies, corporate social responsibility, and sustainable practices are incorporated throughout the text.

List Price: $120.00
Price: $105.00
Dictionary of Textile Terms

The industry standard for textile information contains over 14,000 definitions in a revised and expanded 7th edition.

List Price: $210.00
Price: $189.00
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