Princeton University Library Catalog

The Mood guide to fabric and fashion : the essential guide from the world's most famous fabric store / [editor, Melanie Falick] ; foreword by Tim Gunn ; photography by Johnny Miller.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : STC Craft , 2015.
Description:
184 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Summary note:
"More than 10 years ago, Tim Gunn and Project Runway introduced millions of viewers to New York's ultimate fabric mecca, Mood Fabrics. Now, the experts behind this fabric power- house bring their fabric and fashion know-how--plus their behind-the-scenes stories--to the sewing public. The Mood Guide to Fabric and Fashion is the ultimate guide for home-sewers, fashion students, aspiring designers, and Project Runway fans who want to learn everything they need to know to choose and use quality fabric. Drawing upon the expertise of the Mood staff, the book teaches readers the fundamentals--from where fabric is produced to the ins and outs of its construction--and features a fabric-by-fabric guide to cottons and other plant fibers, wools, silks, knits, and other specialty fabrics." -- Publisher's description.
Notes:
  • "A complete resource from Mood Designer Fabrics."
  • "A Melanie Falick book."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176) and index.
Contents:
The fabric of their lives : the fashionable history of mood -- Social fabric : textiles yesterday, today, and tomorrow -- Fabric 101 : the fundamentals of fabric for sewers and designers -- Fabric and design : transforming inspiration into fashion reality -- Cotton, linen, and hemp -- Wools -- Knits -- Silks -- Other fabrics.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781617690884 ((hardcover))
  • 1617690880 ((hardcover))
LCCN:
2014959131
OCLC:
915446568
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