Textbook Notes (381,165)
CA (168,383)
Ryerson (11,724)
Fashion (74)
FSN 101 (9)
Chapter 1

FSN 101 Chapter 1: FSN 101 Textiles Chapter 1

3 Pages
84 Views

Department
Fashion
Course Code
FSN 101
Professor
Kirsten Schaefer

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.
FSN 101 Textiles Textbook
Week 1
Chapter 1: pg. 6 - 14
Introduction
Introduction
Knowledge and understanding of Textiles is key because whether it is consumers
desiring a new fashion, soldiers needing uniforms and equipment for ballistic
protection and heat and moisture management, or textiles that can help protect the
environment
Professional Importance of Learning Textile Science
Evaluation and determination of the similarities and differences among fabrics is
tantamount to any career in the textiles global complex
Many items look alike but their performance and care differ significantly.
without specific knowledge of textiles, it is impossible to know what factors are
important for specific end uses
responsibility of consumers to pick the right product that are appropriate for end use,
and for those in the global textile complex to ensure consumer trust is not damaged by
poor preforming textiles.
Textiles and Textile Products
polymer, fiber, yarn, fabric, textile, gray goods, coloration, finish, soft goods, apparel,
interior textiles, end use, smart textiles or smart fabrics, technical or industrial textiles
Textiles and Quality of Life
textiles are crucial for individual, community and societal health and well-being
they provide protection and enhancement for sports and recreation
provide comfort and safety for animals and humans
life is prolonged and preserved by meaning organs and tissues with sutures and textile
structures
our homes and buildings provide protection
clothes for toddlers
to comfortable and stylish outfits for office work
high fashion
many of these were not possible before the development of manufactured fibres
the possibilities of smart and technical textiles are boundless
the field of textiles is ever-changing
The Global Textile Complex
the textile complex is the international mix of related industries that provide soft
goods for the worlds pop
globalization refers to the companies purchasing from and/or selling to multiple sites
in the world and applies to many industries including the textile complex
offshore production
process of making a textile is long and involved
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com

Loved by over 2.2 million students

Over 90% improved by at least one letter grade.

Leah — University of Toronto

OneClass has been such a huge help in my studies at UofT especially since I am a transfer student. OneClass is the study buddy I never had before and definitely gives me the extra push to get from a B to an A!

Leah — University of Toronto
Saarim — University of Michigan

Balancing social life With academics can be difficult, that is why I'm so glad that OneClass is out there where I can find the top notes for all of my classes. Now I can be the all-star student I want to be.

Saarim — University of Michigan
Jenna — University of Wisconsin

As a college student living on a college budget, I love how easy it is to earn gift cards just by submitting my notes.

Jenna — University of Wisconsin
Anne — University of California

OneClass has allowed me to catch up with my most difficult course! #lifesaver

Anne — University of California
Description
FSN 101 Textiles Textbook Week 1 Chapter 1: pg. 6 - 14 Introduction Introduction • Knowledge and understanding of Textiles is key because whether it is consumers desiring a new fashion, soldiers needing uniforms and equipment for ballistic protection and heat and moisture management, or textiles that can help protect the environment Professional Importance of Learning Textile Science • Evaluation and determination of the similarities and differences among fabrics is tantamount to any career in the textiles global complex • Many items look alike but their performance and care differ significantly. • without specific knowledge of textiles, it is impossible to know what factors are important for specific end uses • responsibility of consumers to pick the right product that are appropriate for end use, and for those in the global textile complex to ensure consumer trust is not damaged by poor preforming textiles. Textiles and Textile Products • polymer, fiber, yarn, fabric, textile, gray goods, coloration, finish, soft goods, apparel, interior textiles, end use, smart textiles or smart fabrics, technical or industrial textiles Textiles and Quality of Life • textiles are crucial for individual, community and societal health and well-being • they provide protection and enhancement for sports and recreation • provide comfort and safety for animals and humans • life is prolonged and preserved by meaning organs and tissues with sutures and textile structures • our homes and buildings provide protection • clothes for toddlers • to comfortable and stylish outfits for office work • high fashion • many of these were not possible before the development of manufactured fibres • the possibilities of smart and technical textiles are boundless • the field of textiles is ever-changing The Global Textile Complex • the textile complex is the international mix of related industries that provide soft goods for the worlds pop • globalization refers to the companies purchasing from and/or selling to multiple sites in the world and applies to many industries including the textile complex • offshore production • process of making a textile is long and involved • many more options available for every type of textile product • energy and water use, energy and water conservation, environmental quality, sustainability, noise abatement, health, and safety issues are challenges that affect all industries Key Terms • Apparel: clothing and accessories made from flexible materials • Coloration: any dyeing or printing process used to add colour with dyes or pigments to a textile. Coloration adds interest and fashion appeal to apparel and interiors. • End use: the application or function for which a textile is designed or for which it is used. • Fabric: a flexible planar substance constructed from solutions, fibres, yarns, or fabrics, in any combination. Fabrics range from lightweight and sheer chiffon scarves to heavy and sturdy denim to rigid and firm carpeting to technical products such as erosion control a
More Less
Unlock Document


Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit