Joining Techniques For High Performance Apparel

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    This chapter explores the performance requirements, manufacturing technologies, assembly methods and construction techniques utilised when joining materials used in the construction of high-performance apparel. Starting with the nature of joins within high-performance apparel, it goes on to explain the stitches and non-sewn techniques – whilst looking at different seam types – used in the construction of these garments. The focus of the chapter is the join, its creation, operation and optimisation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHigh Performance Apparel - Principles and Applications
    EditorsJohn McLoughlin, Tasnim Sabir
    Place of PublicationCambridge
    PublisherWoodhead Publishing
    ISBN (Print)9780081009048
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2017


    • Joining
    • Apparel
    • Textiles
    • Stitching


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