Introduction to jacquard textile design
This chapter provides a broad outline of the book, including a general background to the subject, presentation of objectives, corresponding methodologies, and the significance and value of the application of digital technologies to bring innovation to the design and production of jacquard fabric.
Jacquard textile weaving is an ancient craft with a centuries-old history. The design and production of jacquard textiles has always been regarded as tedious and time-consuming endeavours, in which considerable skill and experience are required to produce hand-drawn patterns to form figured woven fabric. Due to the intricacy ...