Fabric for Fashion: The Swatch Book
This easily navigable resource provides 100 swatches of most recognized and widely used varieties of fabric, including cottons, silks, wools, and linens, to encourage consideration of not just the aesthetic appeal of various fabrics but also their structure, feel, and weight. Secured in an attractive ring-bound folder, with descriptions alongside them, the fabrics are in t...more
Hardcover, 70 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Laurence King Publishing
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This was exactly what I wanted: book about fabric with samples to touch. Usually the descriptions don't tell me anything. I wish there was more fabrics, though. But then again, the book is quit thick as it is and I do think it covers the major players. I read it once through, but I'll be coming back to it for sure. It's a dream book for everyone ordering fabric online. I might want to get some book with even more information on the fabric, but the swatches, they are the major advantage of this b...more