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Carr and Latham’s technology of clothing manufacture / Revised by David J. Tyler . – 4th ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and. As in previous editions, the processes of modern clothing manufacture are explained alongside the equipment which is used. The latest developments – as well. Details for Carr & Latham’s Technology of Clothing Manufacture The processes of modern clothing manufacture are explained here, alongside the equipment.

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In a non-stretch fabric practically allelongation of the fabric occurs in such a manner that rapid relaxationand recovery ensues. This paper transfers a blue line on to the back of the master as it is drawn. They depend on fabric type, pattern shape and the spreading equipment that is available. Some features ltham WorldCat will not be available.

Also, in practice a curved part of a pattern such as a sleevehead, when placed abutting a straight edge, leads to either a shallow gouge in the straight edge or the crown of the curve being straightened.

The taller the standard, thethicker its cross-section and the greater its width, adding resistanceto the forward movement on a curve. A data pen or mousetablet and computer keyboard are used tomanipulate the pattern pieces. It is sold on the understanding that thePublisher is not engaged in rendering professional services. The operatorcontrols the size of the stitch, the tension of the sewing threads andthe rate of stitch formation.

Correct ply direction and adequate lay stability These two factors must be considered together as the opportunities for achieving them are related.


Carr and Latham’s Technology of Clothing Manufacture

Low-cost retailers have emerged with clothes thatare fashionable but which are not designed for a long life.

The technologist is uniquely equipped to interpret the requirementsof technoloy and buyers, who typically do not have a technical vocabu-lary. Designations used by companies to distinguish their products are often claimed astrademarks.

Open fabric may vary from less than 75 cm wide to over28 CuttingFigure 2.

Carr and Latham’s Technology of Clothing Manufacture, 4th Edition

The higher lay will, of course,also be shorter, giving a lower overall cutting time which is importantif the sewing room requires the cut work urgently. Don’t have an account? Students in clothing and fashion as well as garment technologists in the clothing industry will find this an invaluable resource in their increasingly complex role.

Methods of spreading which lay cqrr plies in different direc-tions can only be used for two-way clotging. One edge of the blade is sharpened. Celebrity fashion has grown in importance, particularlywith young people. It is possible, with further investment, to feed the marker plan to a computer-controlled cutting knife.

At the other end of the spectrum are those clothing types normallyreferred to as staple. The width of mostfabrics meant that two operators were normally required for spread-ing.

In one case the shift of a seam might allow the tecchnology of small parts in areas otherwise wasted, for instance in the armhole of a jacket or shirt lying next to the edge of a marker.

The objective of cuttingThe objective of cutting is to separate fabric parts as replicas of thepattern pieces in the marker plan. Round knifeThe elements of a round knife, pictured in Fig.


Carr and Latham’s Technology of Clothing Manufacture. The paper marker is cut along with the fabric plies, and thus destroyed.

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Cutting a b c d Figure 2. The labels carry bar-coded or alphanumeric information. The initial work on this book by Harold Carr and Barbara Latham was extensive and their contribution has always been the key to making this book useful and successful.

Then we witnessed the great expansion ofglobalisation! With a few exceptions, spreading machines can latahm only oneply at a time and most developments have had the objective of simplyspreading individual plies more quickly and accurately.

Pressing and related garment finishing techniques. When pattern pieces are laid down thepiece of cloth, as is commonest with large pattern pieces, snd grainline should lie parallel to the line of the warp in a woven fabric or thewales in a knitted fabric. Fashion requires a quick response The world of clothing incorporatesa broad spectrum of products, ranging from high fashion exclusivesto mass-produced commodity products. Globalisation does mean that there are two types of garment tech- nologist: If the fault lies in an area of waste then no action is needed.