Technology has brought about innovations and made old crafts obsolete. Textiles Kadolph 12th Edition PDF is designed to help students understand the industry, its current trends, and where it is headed in the future.
About the Author
Sara J. Kadolph is a retired professor emeritus of Apparel, Merchandising, and Design at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where she taught for 30 years. She taught several courses related to textiles: chemistry, dyeing, quality assurance, and conservation. Dr. Kadolph is the recipient of numerous teaching, advising, and professional awards including teaching excellence awards from the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Iowa State University, and the Iowa Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She was the inaugural holder of the Donna R. Danielson Professorship in Textiles and Clothing. She is a Fellow of the International Textiles and Apparel Association and a Wakonse Fellow.
Publisher: Pearson; 12th edition
Publication date: May 19, 2016
Page length: 640 pages
Students are given a comprehensive introduction to textile design, patternmaking, weaving, and more in this textbook. In addition to theory content, students will learn how to sew and knit on their own with textiles 12th edition’s detailed instructions for various skills for home practice or for classroom learning by taking away student’s workload so they can focus on learning new concepts such as design principles as well as how these skills apply in other industries such as fashion, manufacturing and many others.
Students are introduced to the history of textiles, including the use of dyes, the development of machinery and manufacturing, and the techniques employed today. This textbook also covers topics such as fabrics and materials, production techniques, fashion design, and marketing.