G. Thilagavathi and S. Viju, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
The quality of apparel is not only affected by the quality of the fabrics used in its manufacture but also by factors determined by the technology and parameters of the apparel manufacturing process. The selection and use of the processes and parameters can ultimately affect the apparel quality. In this chapter, process control issues relating to apparel manufacturing, such as spreading, pattern making, cutting, sewing, fusing, pressing and packaging are discussed. Quality evaluation of apparel and accessories is also discussed.
Fabric is ...