guide to green fabrics
Guide to Green Fabrics™ is the ultimate eco-fiber reference guide for textiles professionals, design students, fashion and interior designers, product manufacturers, and home sewers who want more environmentally responsible fabric options. This book tells you which new fabrics are on the market, their origins, properties, characteristics, how they are produced, and what you can do with them. Guide to Green Fabrics™ will leave you ready to explore your creative side in a new, eco-friendly way! Also available in e-book format and digital versions for e-readers including iPhone, iPad, Kindle and Nook.
ISBN 9780975298398 (softcover) $24.95, 188 pages
ISBN 9780975298381 (e-book) $14.95, 188 pages
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Get inspired by today's new, green fabrics ...
As new eco-friendly fabrics become available to consumers, knowing what those choices are, and how green they claim to be, is very important to making informed green fabric decisions. Guide to Green Fabrics™ was written in an easily readable, consumer-friendly format to help you better understand the many green fabric options and how they perform in fashion and interior design. This guide is easy to reference for technical, academic and personal use. Guide to Green Fabrics™ gives you exclusive insights into the following, not found in any other textiles reference guide:
Learn how green fabrics impact our environment while contributing to global sustainability and recycling efforts, and our overall health.
Understand the unique characteristics of sustainable, environmentally friendly, organic and recycled fibers, and how to use them in your designs.
Explore exotic regions of the world where many green fibers are harvested.
Learn care methods for bamboo, soy, hemp, organic wool, ramie, organic cotton and other fibers that will keep your fabrics looking clean and fresh.
Discover how green fabrics are used in the consumer market for apparel and home décor.