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We have compiled the list of Best Reference Books on Textile Design subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of best books on Textile Design along with reviews.

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List of Textile Design Books with author’s names, publishers, and an unbiased review as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books.

1. Technical Textiles

1. “Technical Textile Yarns (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Alagirusamy R and Apurba Das

“Technical Textile Yarns (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is for yarn and fabric manufacturers, textile scientists, technicians, engineers, and technologists. It is divided into two parts. The first part of the book examines the advances in textile yarn spinning, modification of textile yarn structures, yarn hairiness, and its reduction and coatings for technical textile yarns. The second part describes the range of technical yarns, such as electro-conductive textile yarns, novel yarns, and plasma-treated yarns for biomedical applications. It discusses technical sewing threads and biodegradable textile yarns. It explains the characteristics and production methods of technical textile yarns. It describes the plasma-treated yarns for biomedical applications and biodegradable textile yarns. It deals with textile yarn structures, hairiness and its reduction and coatings for yarns.
2. “Polymer Enhancement of Technical Textiles: v.14, No.9 (Rapra Review Reports)” by Roy W Buckley

“Polymer Enhancement of Technical Textiles: v.14, No.9 (Rapra Review Reports)” Book Review: This book talks about the applications found in inflatable structures, tents, as reinforcement in composites for construction, like body armor and vehicle protection, in filters, as a base for flexible printed circuits, hose, conveyor belts, and tires. It examines the potential for these materials. It contains around 400 abstracts from papers and books in the Rapra Polymer Library database.

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3. “Polymeric Protective Technical Textiles” by Brian J. McCarthy

“Polymeric Protective Technical Textiles” Book Review: This book is designed for academics, students, and industrialists. It contains chapters addressing issues ranging from antimicrobial textiles to textiles for aircraft ejector seats. It gives new ideas for product development in this rapidly expanding area.

4. “Handbook of Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by A Richard Horrocks and Subhash C Anand

“Handbook of Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is for textile yarn and fiber manufacturers, producers of woven, knitted, and non-woven fabrics, textile finishers, designers, and specifiers of textiles for new or novel applications, lecturers, and graduate students. It provides full coverage of the manufacture, processing, and applications of high-tech textiles for a huge range of applications including heat and flame protection, waterproof and breathable fabrics, textiles infiltration, geotextiles, medical textiles, textiles in transport engineering, and textiles for extreme environments.

5. “Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Chapman R

“Applications of Nonwovens in Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is for professionals involved in the production, technology, and use of nonwoven materials, extending from industries such as the medical textile industry to the apparel sector and for researchers in academia. It talks about the variety of technical nonwoven applications available. It is divided into two parts. Part one discusses the fundamental principles of nonwoven fabrics, topics such as the formation of nonwoven and the influence of fiber and fabric properties on nonwoven performance. Part two explains how nonwoven materials can be used in a variety of textile products for apparel, filtration, and personal hygiene.

6. “Handbook of Technical Textiles: Technical Textile Processes (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by A Richard Horrocks and Subhash C Anand

“Handbook of Technical Textiles: Technical Textile Processes (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book talks about the latest advancements in technical textiles. It reviews recent developments and technologies in the field, gives an overview of the technical textiles industry that includes coverage of technical fibers and yarns, weaving, spinning, knitting, and nonwoven production. It includes discussions on finishing, coating, and the coloration of technical textiles.

7. “Advances in the Dyeing and Finishing of Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by M L Gulrajani

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“Advances in the Dyeing and Finishing of Technical Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. It can also be used by professionals working as a quality controller. This book covers the topics of distinctive colourants and its effect on technical textiles. This book is for people who are involved in the development, production, and application of technical textiles, including textile chemists, color technologists, color quality inspectors, product developers, and textile finishers. It is divided into two parts. Part one talks about the advances in dyes and colorants, including chromic materials, optical effect pigments, and microencapsulated colorants for technical textile applications. It discusses the regulations relating to the use of textile dyes. Part two examines the advances in finishing techniques as mechanical finishing, softening treatments, and the use of enzymes. It explores surfactants, inkjet printing of technical textiles, and functional finishes to improve the comfort and protection of apparel. It discusses the use of nanotechnology in producing hydrophobic, super-hydrophobic, and antimicrobial finishes and specialty polymers for the finishing of technical textiles. It also covers the concepts of finishing and dyeing of technical textiles. It presents the concepts of dyes, chromic materials and microencapsulated colourants. It also includes the concepts of enzymes, surfactants and water-repellent dyes. This book has included many policies on quality control. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.
8. “Technical Drawing for Fashion Design: 2: Garment Source Book (Fashion Textiles)” by Alexandra Suhner and Pepin Press
9. “Indonesia Clothing and Textile Industry Handbook Volume 1 Strategic and Practical Information” by Inc Ibp


2. Friction in Textiles

1. “Friction in Textile Materials (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by B S Gupta

“Friction in Textile Materials (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: The book has the introduction for friction that can be defined and the structure properties of textile fibres lead to friction behaviour. The book also discusses slip-stick phenomena in textiles and ways of measuring friction in yarns and fabric. The book contains knowledge on friction in particular textiles, including cotton, wool and synthetic fibres as well as woven fabrics.

2. “Friction in Textiles” by H G Howell and Kazimierz Wiktor Mieszkis
3. “Knit Spacer Fabrics: Design, Properties, and Applications (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” by N Gokarneshan

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“Knit Spacer Fabrics: Design, Properties, and Applications (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” Book Review: This book has the developments in the design of knit spacer fabrics and their applications. The book also has the warp knit spacer fabrics have gained prominence over weft knit counterparts in terms of applications, due to the versatility of their structures. This book also has the theoretical analysis of spacer fabric under spherical ball compression is highlighted with the experimental results. The book discusses how the validated model can be used to predict the spherical compression behaviors of knitted spacer fabrics, compressed with different radii of the spherical balls.

4. “Geotextiles: From Design to Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Robert Koerner

“Geotextiles: From Design to Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: The book has the polymeric materials offer solutions for engineering specialties due to their advanced physical, mechanical, hydraulic and endurance properties. This book has the comprehensive coverage of the manufacture, functions, properties, designs and applications of geotextiles. The book has a history of geotextiles, by giving detailed types of fabrics and their manufacturing processes from resin type to fiber extrusion to textile fabrication. The book also covers the properties, behavior and testing of geotextiles. The book focuses on applications dealing with the specific primary functions of geotextiles. The book has numerous general applications of geotextiles. The book includes waste containment, marine engineering, walls/slopes, agriculture and erosion control. The book has the quality control and assurance for geotextiles and the increasingly important topic of sustainability. The book has the types of fabrics used for geotextiles and their manufacturing processes. The book also covers the properties, behavior and testing of geotextiles.


3. Coated Textiles

1. “Advances in Polymer Coated Textiles” by Guneri Akovali

“Advances in Polymer Coated Textiles” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. An up-to-date summary of the technical textile industry, considering the transition from conventional to emerging technologies is presented in this book. It discusses the criteria for selection of coating and textile and summarises the manufacturing basics of the system. A wide range of emerging technologies, including smart, intelligent and nanostructured applications, alongside the testing and quality control methods of such systems are also discussed in this volume. This book is a must for textile and polymer technologists, engineers, scientists and students and all those who are interested in this interdisciplinary field. Applications such as reactive coatings with nanoparticles (with self-cleaning, self-sterilising surfaces), systems with conductive polymer coatings to provide EM shielding, electronic textile systems (with body monitoring properties), environmental responsive systems are presented in this book in a lucid manner. This book covers the concepts of polymer coated textiles and composite materials. It also discusses fabric abrasion and impermeability. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.
2. “Coated Textiles: Principles and Applications” by Ashish Kumar Sen

“Coated Textiles: Principles and Applications” Book Review: Coated Textiles: Principles and Applications gives comprehensive and up-to-date information of technology and its applications. Textile industry has a wide range of applications ranging from consumer, industrial, medical, and military. Author mentions a range of applications, including foul weather clothing, architectural, automotive, and other non apparel uses, and high-tech applications, such as chemical protective clothing, thermochromic fabrics, camouflage nets, and metal coated fabrics. This book gives a unique opportunity to acquire an authoritative, one-stop resource valuable both as a reference and as a stimulus for developing new and improved coated textile products. Undergraduate students as well as professionals working in the field of textiles find this book extremely beneficial.

3. “An Investigation of Polypyrrole Coated Conductive Textiles” by imusti

“An Investigation of Polypyrrole Coated Conductive Textiles” Book Review: This book is a synopsis of the research aimed at clarifying issues occurred in the research project on coloured conductive textiles. The investigation firstly clarified a possible chemical reaction that took place between a commercial dispersing dye (Terasil Red G) and the conducting polymer polypyrrole, through chemical separation, structural identification and spectrum characteristics. Then, a series of acidic dyes were introduced into the polypyrrole matrix during the vapour coating of conducting polymer on the wool fabrics. This entire case study is explained with depth in this book. The book also throws light on the wide range of applications of coated conductive textiles such as heating fabrics, electromagnetic wave absorption, and wearable optoelectronic devices.

4. “The World Market for Gum-Coated Textile Fabrics for Book Covers, Tracing Cloth, Prepared Painting Canvas, and Buckram for Hat Foundations: A 2011 Global Trade Perspective” by Icon Group International

“The World Market for Gum-Coated Textile Fabrics for Book Covers, Tracing Cloth, Prepared Painting Canvas, and Buckram for Hat Foundations: A 2011 Global Trade Perspective” Book Review: This book, which is a summary of a report, was created for strategic planners, international executives and import/export managers who are concerned with the market for gum-coated textile fabrics for book covers, tracing cloth, prepared painting canvas, and buckram for hat foundations. With the globalization of this market, managers can no longer be content with a local view. Nor can managers be content with out-of-date statistics that appear several years after the fact. A technology has been developed based on macroeconomic and trade models, to estimate the market for gum-coated textile fabrics for book covers, tracing cloth, prepared painting canvas, and buckram for hat foundations for those countries serving the world market via exports or supplying from various countries via imports. Various questions such as which countries are supplying gum-coated textile fabrics? What is the dollar value of these imports? Do exporters serving the world market have similar market shares across the importing countries? Are discussed in this book.

5. “The 2009 Import and Export Market for Gum-Coated Textile Fabrics for Book Covers, Tracing Cloth, Prepared Painting Canvas, and Buckram for Hat Foundations in Switzerland” by Icon Group International

“The 2009 Import and Export Market for Gum-Coated Textile Fabrics for Book Covers, Tracing Cloth, Prepared Painting Canvas, and Buckram for Hat Foundations in Switzerland” Book Review: This book is a part of a series of publications which aims to help exporters, producers and government officials to utilize the trade opportunities available under the various Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) schemes. The Swiss GSP is designed to help increase and diversify exports of developing countries covering a vast range of products and largely granting duty-free access. It should, however, be remembered that the Swiss market is exacting and that quality is often more important than price. Furthermore, the Swiss market is relatively small. This handbook provides a general explanation of the Swiss Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) to allow officials and users responsible or involved in GSP issues to gain a better understanding of the scheme. It is meant to serve as a general guide to the Swiss GSP and not intended to provide legal advice.


4. Textile Processing

1. “Textile Processing and Properties: Preparation, Dyeing, Finishing and Performance (Textile Science and Technology)” by T L Vigo

“Textile Processing and Properties: Preparation, Dyeing, Finishing and Performance (Textile Science and Technology)” Book Review: This book discusses all aspects of textile processing, modification and performance for four major topics: preparation (by fiber type), dyeing and printing (dye type, theory and synthesis, dye classification by structure and application), improving functional and aesthetic textile properties (physical, chemical and physicochemical processes and concepts), and performance (chemical analysis, instrumental methods, multiple influences and standard tests). It describes a detailed and logical progression from the initial purification of textiles to their performance and care. It is useful for undergraduate and graduate levels and for textile scientists, engineers, manufacturers, retailers.

2. “The Complete Technology Book on Textile Processing with Effluent Treatment” by NIIR Board of Consultants & Engineers

“The Complete Technology Book on Textile Processing with Effluent Treatment” Book Review: This book majorly deals with characteristics of cotton textile processing, characteristics of effluents, characteristics and treatment of synthetic, textiles processing effluents, processes, volume and characteristics of effluents, treatment, the properties of textile fibres, important properties of fibres, basic aspects of textile fibres etc. It covers complete details of textile processing with the standard parameters of effluents treatment. It is of use to textile processors, consultants and chemists engaged in water and wastewater treatment, research institutions etc.

3. “The Complete Book on Textile Processing and Silk Reeling Technology” by H Panda

“The Complete Book on Textile Processing and Silk Reeling Technology” Book Review: This book contains fabric varieties, silk reeling technology, cellulose ethers, and crease resistance of cellulose textiles, tone and shade control in textile, textiles adhesives, flame retardants for textiles, chemicals used in textiles. It covers right from singeing to finishing & printing of fabric apart from giving huge value-addition at every stage of processing. Includes the silk reeling techniques which are excellent methods to produce superior grade raw silk which is used by the textile industry to produce exotic fabric. It is resourceful to upcoming entrepreneurs, Sericulturists, existing industries, technical institutions etc.

4. “Cotton Fibers: Developmental Biology, Quality Improvement, and Textile Processing” by Amarjit Basra

“Cotton Fibres: Development Biology, Quality Improvement, and Textile Processing” Book Review: This book deals with development, quality improvement, and textile/technological aspects of cotton production. It covers the recent explosion of information on cotton fibers and points out research priorities for the future, consequently stimulating multidisciplinary cotton research. Includes topics to improve the quantity and quality of cotton crops, such as developing cotton fibers in vitro, managing post harvest fiber quality, cotton germplasm resources and their potential for improved fiber quality and productivity. Consist of charts and diagrams. It is for anyone who produces, markets, and researches cotton fibers.

5. “Enzyme Applications in Textile Processing and Finishing” by M Ramasamy Karthikeyan

“Enzyme Applications in Textile Processing and Finishing” Book Review: This book provides the applications of enzymes in textile materials which plays an important role in making the environment Eco friendly. The aim is to bring fundamentals of the subject right down to the level of the average student and basic research in the field of textile processing. It will provide a platform to the students and researchers in undergraduate and postgraduate level.

6. “Changes in Yarn Cross-Section Shapes During Textile Processing” by Narkhedkar Ramesh

“Changes in Yarn Cross-Section Shapes During Textile Processing” Book Review: This book determines the mechanical, aesthetic and comfort properties of the fabrics made from them and the fabric properties influenced by the yarn cross-section are luster, air permeability, stress, feel, drape etc. This book studies the changes in yarn c/S. Also includes the yarn cross-section shape which is important in deciding the yarn properties like surface area, yarn perimeter, equivalent diameter, large diameter, small diameter, convexity, stiffness, eccentricity, yarn packing density and hydraulic diameter of the yarn.

7. “Textile Processing with Enzymes (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Cavaco-Paulo A and Gubitz G

“Textile Processing with Enzymes (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book provides the details of enzymes and their use with textile materials, and processes such as de-sizing, scouring, bleaching, dyeing and finishing. It covers all the aspects from the chemical constitution and properties of textile materials as potential substrates for enzymes to the processing of these materials; from biochemistry and enzymology to the industrial application of biocatalysts. It contains analysis, functions, applications, practical aspects, insights in process engineering and problems of applications of enzymes in textiles. This is valuable for textile students, scientists and engineers. Contains details of enzyme stabilities, operational and storage stabilities along with health and safety issues.

8. “Emulsifiers in Textile Processing” by R Senthilkumar

“Emulsifiers in Textile Processing” Book Review: This book includes sizing softeners and lubricants which are used to ease the conversion of loose fibre into spun yarn. Includes information of vegetable and synthetic tallows with or without mutton tallow which are used as softeners and lubricants in sizing formulations. Consists of knowledge about emulsifiers which are used in these formulations to promote easy subsequent scouring and synthetic tallow which is generally a mixture of paraffin wax, a vegetable oil and stearic acid, which is partly neutralized with NaOH to form a small amount of sodium stearate (soap), which acts as an emulsifying agent for the fatty and waxy materials.

9. “Biotechnology in Textile Processing” by Ryszard Kozlowski and Georg M Guebitz

“Biotechnology in Textile Processing” Book Review: This book examines recent trends, techniques, and developments in the finishing and processing of natural fibers. It presents current research findings on textile biotechnology, bio-treatment, and waste water management, with an emphasis on developing environmentally friendly production technologies that use enzymatic processes. Examines bio-technical methods that save chemicals, energy, and improve the quality of the final product, using enzyme applications that act on both cellulose- and protein-based textiles. It is a guide to basic and applied research for scientists, researchers, consultants, and agriculture and textile universities.

10. “Smart Textiles and Their Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Vladan Koncar

“Smart Textiles and Their Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on Smart Textiles and Their Applications. The book can be used by researchers and postgraduate students. It will also be helpful for existing companies and start-ups that are developing products involving smart textiles. The book is divided into three parts. The First part talks about smart textiles for medical purposes. It also talks about their use in health monitoring, treatment delivery, and assistive technologies. Second part covers topics such as smart textiles for transportation and energy. The last part contains the topic smart textiles for protection, security, and communication. Its chapters cover electrochromic textile displays, textile antennas, and smart materials for personal protective equipment. Scientific issues and proposed solutions are presented for various results, prototypes, and case-studies.


5. Textile Chemical Processing

1. “Basics of Textile Chemical Processing” by Gopalakrishnan D & Karthik T

“Basics of Textile Chemical Processing” Book Review: This book provides understanding of concepts related to textile preparatory processes, dyeing, printing and finishing. It is divided into ten chapters. This book provides understanding of concepts related to textile preparatory processes, dyeing, printing and finishing. Chapters provides objectives of preparatory and other processes; concepts about preparatory processes such as singeing, desizing, scouring, bleaching and mercerizing process; deals with the classification of dyes and their environmental aspects; provides principles of various dyeing machineries and principles of different printing methods and traditional printing of fabrics; deals about the various kinds of value added finishes and their principles. It is intended for employers, professionals, technocrats, supervisors engaged in textile chemical processing.

2. “Textile Chemical Processing” by Chitra Chowdhary
3. “Textile Chemical Processing” by Dr Meena Gupta
4. “Chemical Processing of Textiles” by Clifton G Overholser
5. “Novel Processing in Special Finishing and Printing of Textiles” by Faheem Uddin

“Novel Processing in Special Finishing and Printing of Textiles” Book Review: This book describes the application of selected reactive dyes and pigments in association with a crease recovery (CR) finish of the dimethyloldihydroxyehtylene urea type and a flame retardant (FR) finish based upon phosphonium chloride were investigated. It aims to produce a process sequence able to give a quick response and enhanced finish and print performance. It provides CR finishing and FR finishing. It provides the feasibility of combining pigment print and CR finish application into a single step process.

6. “Textiles and Clothing Sustainability: Sustainable Textile Chemical Processes (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Textiles and Clothing Sustainability: Sustainable Textile Chemical Processes (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” Book Review: This book describes the challenges in sustainable wet processing of textiles, natural dyes, enzymatic textiles and sustainable textile finishes. It provides knowledge of the textile industry which is known for its chemical processing issues and many NGOs which are behind the textile sector to streamline its chemical processing, which is the black face of the clothing and fashion sector. Chapters are aimed to highlight how sustainable textile chemical processes are crucial for attaining sustainability in the clothing sector. Ecological and sustainable natural dyes, challenges in sustainable wet processing of textiles, anthraquinone-based natural colourants from insects, and sustainable dyeing and finishing of textiles using natural ingredients and water-free technologies are the areas on which this text discusses.
7. “Handbook of Chemistry Specialties: Textile Fiber Processing, Preparation and Bleaching” by John E Nettles
8. “Chemical Processing of Textiles” by Clifton G Overholser
9. “Handbook of Textile Processing Chemicals” by Michael and Irene Ash

“Handbook of Textile Processing Chemicals” Book Review: This book integrates data of trade name industries including apparel, household products and generic chemicals which includes bleaching, dying and printing, conditioning used in the manufacture and delivery of textiles. Some of the chemicals described in detail in this book are adhesives; antifoaming agents; antistats; binders; biocides; carriers; coning oils; delustrants; dye assistants; dispersing agents; emulsifiers; flame retardants; fulling agents; lubricants; oil repellants; penetrants; preservatives; retarding agents; sequestrants; softeners; soil repellants; solvents; UV absorbers; water repellents; whitening agents.


6. Textile Design

1. “Watson’s Textile Design and Colour: Elementary Weaves and Figured Fabrics (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Grosicki Z

“Watson’s Textile Design and Colour: Elementary Weaves and Figured Fabrics (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book has added new approaches to allow a clear understanding of the nature of woven structures. It is a comprehensive treatise on simple woven cloth construction and design.

2. “Textbook of Fabric Science: Fundamentals to Finishing” by Sekhri Seema

“Textbook of Fabric Science: Fundamentals to Finishing” Book Review: This book provides an understanding to the world of fabrics by explaining the factors that contribute to the aesthetics as well as performance of a textile product. It adopts a systematic approach in defining and exploring the concepts of fabric science. It discusses the history, composition, classification and properties of textile fibres; focuses on the typical traits of the fibre family; deals with yarn production and its properties; covers weaving, knitting along with emphasis on type of fibres; highlights the colouration; and is aimed at enhancing consumer satisfaction. It is intended for students of Home Science and Fabric. Illustrations, examples, images and exercises are included.

3. “Watson’s Advanced Textile Design: Compound Woven Structures (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Grosicki Z

“Watson’s Advanced Textile Design: Compound Woven Structures (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book represents a continuation and deals with compound woven structures. It represents the modern advances in manufacturing and need for a more logical organization.

4. “Paisleys and Other Textile Designs from India (Dover Pictorial Archive)” by K Prakash

“Paisleys and Other Textile Designs from India (Dover Pictorial Archive)” Book Review: This book presents the unique collection of textile designs. It contains ornamental design patterns collected from India’s different regions, such as Banaras, center of fine arts, and exquisitely designed fabrics, as well as Kashmri, Punjab and other parts of North and South India. It features unique paisleys, a pattern with roots in Mughal art. Each design is clearly printed, featuring a wealth of intricate details. It is a valuable resource for fashion designers, embroiderers, and other textile artists.

5. “Textile Motifs of India (Pepin Press Artn Books)” by Pepin Van Roojen
6. “Textile Designs: 200 Years of Patterns for Printed Fabrics” by Susan Meller

“Textile Designs: 200 Years of Patterns for Printed Fabrics” Book Review: This book remains unsurpassed as the biggest and most lavish survey of printed textiles. It presents a comprehensive selection of the colourful patterned fabrics used for clothing and interior decoration over the last 200 years. It also presents the printed calicos and cottons, the flowered cretonnes and chintzes, the polka-dot silks and foulards. It is designed for professionals in the fashion and decoration fields, designers, collectors and aesthetes.

7. “The Fashion Designer’s Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design” by Gail Baugh

“The Fashion Designer’s Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design” Book Review: This book is able to recommend fabrics to suit the effects you want to achieve, show you how the fabric will perform, and recommend ways of using it. Each fabric is accompanied by photographs presented in a way that makes the properties of the fabric come alive, allowing us to understand how a fabric might behave. It is designed for designers wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate use of fabric.

8. “Woven Textile Design” by Jan Shenton

“Woven Textile Design” Book Review: This book provides details of weaving. It looks at how to draw up and interpret records and notation and explains how different types of cloth are constructed. It presents plain weaves, through twill weaves, textured weaves such as seersucker, crepe, and corded cloths to more complicated designs created with extra threads woven in, a wide range of patterns. It contains diagrams, weaving plants, examples, tips on using different yarns and colors to create stunning and unique designs.

9. “Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys” by Kate Fletcher

“Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys” Book Review: This book defines the field of design in fashion and textiles. It represents key stages of the life cycle: material cultivation, production, use and disposal; explore design approaches for altering the scale and nature of consumption, including service design, localism, speed and user involvement. It represents innovative ways of thinking about textiles and garments based on sustainability values and an interconnected approach to design. It is intended for fashion and textiles professionals and students interested in sustainability.

10. “The Fundamentals of Printed Textile Design” by Alex Russell

“The Fundamentals of Printed Textile Design” Book Review: This book explores contemporary practice in printed textile design. It presents the process of creating designs, looking at the vital role played by drawing, colour, style and content. It also analyses how to build a professional portfolio, whether through traditional design staples or via a more original approach. It provides understanding to designers, practitioners. It provides strategies for developing an understanding of the fashion and textiles industry.


7. Textile Craft

1. “2000 Color Combinations: For Graphic, Textile, and Craft Designers” by Garth Lewis

“2000 Color Combinations: For Graphic, Textile, and Craft Designers” Book Review: This book presents an exhaustive range of color combinations, and includes RGB and CMYK readings to connect print, Web, and pigment color designs. It demonstrates color relationships which are independent of any specific medium. It is designed for graphic artists, web designers and art students. Also includes images of real world objects, demonstrating color combinations that work together. It explores various concepts ranging from hues, values, and chroma to simultaneous contrast and perceptual transparency.

2. “Handcrafted Indian Textiles” by Rta Kapur Chishti and Rahul Jain

“Handcrafted Indian Textiles” Book Review: This book represents outstanding textiles which were displayed at the Visvakarma series of exhibitions and have a wide-ranging vocabulary of design, technical skill and aesthetic brilliance. It is of a value to textile aficionado and designers.

3. “Woven Textiles Of Varanasi” by Jaya Jaitly

“Woven Textiles Of Varanasi” Book Review: This book elaborates the tumultuous history of ups and downs of one of the most predominant and best known traditions of weaving in India that has steadfastly refused to be obliterated.

4. “Official American Textile Directory, 1918 (Classic Reprint)” by Textile World Journal

“Official American Textile Directory, 1918 (Classic Reprint)” Book Review: This book uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work. It is a reproduction of an important historical work and it preserves the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.

5. “Catalogue of Textiles from Burying-Grounds in Egypt, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint)” by Victoria And Albert Museum De Textiles
6. “Colouring India: Calm Colouring with Joyous Textile Patterns” by Bhavi Mehta

“Colouring India: Calm Colouring with Joyous Textile Patterns” Book Review: This book explores the rich motifs that have for centuries adorned and vivified Indian weaves. It includes patterns that are stunning in their variety – from intricate paisleys, delicate flowers and curling vines to proud peacocks, joyful parrots and decorated animals. It showcases exquisite patterns and motifs that are distinctly Indian in their ethos. It presents stunning collections of Gond and Madhubani art by critically acclaimed and award-winning artists Subhash Vyam and Navin Kumar Jha. It appeal to a wide range of colouring and art enthusiasts, as well as for colour therapy.

7. “The Textile Artist: Layer, Paint and Stitch: Create Textile Art Using Freehand Machine Embroidery and Hand Stitching” by Wendy Dolan

“The Textile Artist: Layer, Paint and Stitch: Create Textile Art Using Freehand Machine Embroidery and Hand Stitching” Book Review: This book guides through Wendy’s inventive style of work: from piecing and patching fabrics and creating textures to painting and embellishing with hand and machine stitching. It contains a wealth of inspiration, showing how to create gorgeous, textured pieces of art and offering inspiration for how to transform these pieces into three-dimensional items such as cushion covers, notebooks, 3-d vessels. It contains six projects and chapters such as Architecture, Landscapes and Flowers and an inspiring gallery. It is designed for textile artists.

8. “Natural Dyes (Textiles Handbooks)” by Linda Rudkin

“Natural Dyes (Textiles Handbooks)” Book Review: This book is a complete how-to-do-it guide to obtaining a wide range of colours from natural dyes. It covers wool for weaving and yarns for embroidery. It shows the amazing variety of colours that can be achieved by using natural materials. It is suitable for beginners as well as experienced textile artists. It shows the colouring possibilities offered by plants. It includes hints, projects, tips, experiments and sequences.

9. “British Craft Textiles” by Ann Sutton and David Cripps
10. “Digital Photography for Your Textile and Craft Creations” by Thomas B Barker

“Digital Photography for Your Textile and Craft Creations” Book Review: This book provides the basics of photography which includes lighting, focus, and exposure to assure that creations are presented in the most flattering way when submitting them to magazines and other publications, or just to document work for future reference. It provides learning how to set up and photograph your creations, how to transfer the images to the computer and process them for publication or the web. It also has a list of the types of lighting.


8. CAD and CAM in Textiles

1. “CAD/CAM in Clothing and Textiles” by Stephen Gray

“CAD/CAM in Clothing and Textiles” Book Review: This book is designed for company professionals engaged in manufacture and design of clothing and textiles. It covers the entire spectrum of manufacturing and designing in the textile industry. The book discusses the various challenges of estimating investment requirements in long term and short term. The efficient way to conduct the process of supply from the design to outlets has been explained in the book. The CAD/CAM approach is discussed in the broader context of IT systems. At the end the list of systems & suppliers is also attached in the book. Maintenance tips on future developments are also mentioned in the book.

2. “CAD in Clothing and Textiles” by Winifred Aldrich

“CAD in Clothing and Textiles” Book Review: This book is designed for educators, users, consultants and suppliers affiliated with CAD systems. The new advances in CAD are discussed in the book. It further explains facts essential for understanding the advantages the technology provides and the ways to exploit them.

3. “Soft Computing in Textile Engineering (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Abhijit Majumdar

“Soft Computing in Textile Engineering (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for professionals and students associated with engineering in textile design and manufacture. The book discusses soft computing in textile engineering. the textile production process in detail. The techniques discussed in the book are genetic algorithms, artificial neural networks and fuzzy logic. The book is divided into five parts to understand the concepts ranging from garment engineering to manufacture of fibre. The book includes cases with solutions.

4. “Computer Technology for Textiles and Apparel (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Jinlian Hu

“Computer Technology for Textiles and Apparel (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for those involved in computer technology for apparel and textiles. It is also useful for fashion students. The book discusses various concepts relating to manufacture and design of textile through technology. The topics in the book range from apparel design to defect analysis. The other topics in the book are computer-aided design, 3D body scanning, modelling and simulation, computer-technologies useful for yarns. All the topics in the book are categorised into three parts.

5. “CAD in Clothing and Textiles” by Winifred Aldrich
6. “Pattern Cutting for Clothing Using CAD: How to Use Lectra Modaris Pattern Cutting Software” by Stott M

“Pattern Cutting for Clothing Using CAD: How to Use Lectra Modaris Pattern Cutting Software” Book Review: This book is designed for students and professionals of fashion and textiles. The book is a guide on how to use the Lectra Modaris software for pattern cutting and production. The book begins with an introduction of patterns and its role in the manufacture of cloth. Step-by-step instructions are given inthe book for different ways of digitising the pattern of cloth. An explanation to use the lower and upper toolbar menus in the software is also given in the book. Throughout the book practical examples are given.

7. “Fashion Graphic Design in Cad” by Gao Fei Yin

“Fashion Graphic Design in Cad” Book Review: This book is designed to be used in fashion universities and colleges. The book will be useful in public institutions and enterprises for reference purposes. The book explains the application of CAD in fashion graphic design. The two softwares discussed in the book are Photoshop and CorelDRAW. It is a basic book on fashion design.


9. Textile Testing and Instrument

1. “Textile Testing And Instruments” by Chitra Chowdhary
2. “Tests Analyses and Research: Instruments and Textile Storage: Useful Tables and Publications” by United States Testing Co Inc

“Tests Analysis and Research: Instruments and Textile Storage: Useful Tables and Publications” Book Review: This book is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book has pages, pictures, marks, etc. introduced by the scanning process. This work is culturally important, and brings it back as part of our continuing commitment to preservation.

3. “Textiles and the Skin (Current Problems in Dermatology)” by P Elsner and K Hatch

“Textiles and the Skin (Current Problems in Dermatology)” Book Review: This book is divided into two parts; the first of which discusses the functionality of textiles also in medicine, for instance in the prevention of skin infections or wound healing. The last part deals with allergic contact and irritant dermatitis and the risks of possible exposure to hazardous chemical residues in textiles. It familiarizes the dermatologist, allergologist and occupational physician with what he should know about textiles, and, on the other hand, the textile or chemical engineer with what he should know about the human skin. It stimulates a promising interchange.

4. “Proceedings of the International Colloquium in Textile Engineering, Fashion, Apparel and Design 2014 (ICTEFAD 2014)” by Mohd Rozi Ahmad and Mohamad Faizul Yahya

“Proceedings of the International Colloquium in Textile Engineering, Fashion, Apparel and Design 2014 (ICTEFAD 2014)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. It can also be used by professionals working as a quality controller. This book is a collection of research papers in the field of textile engineering and design. It covers the recent advances in apparel design and fashion. This book focuses on significant issues, fundamental and applied research advances on a range of topics in the areas of textile engineering, apparel, fashion and design. It provides recent research in technical and functional textiles; future trends and visions for textile, apparel and fashion; global business, marketing and management in textile and apparel; education and training in textile and apparel and design, fashion, footwear product and materials innovation. This book has included many policies on quality control. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.
5. “ERP for Textiles and Apparel Industry (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” by R Surjit and R Rathinamoorthy

“ERP for Textiles and Apparel Industry (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” Book Review: This work presents a wide spectrum of understanding in ERP application. Furthermore implementation for textile and apparel vertical is also covered. It encompasses two major fields in ERP which are the fundamentals about ERP and the mechanization and functioning of it. It also tells about the application of ERP for textile and apparel vertical respectively. The text also explains the considerations of the industry principally on methods to select the ERP, what to anticipate from ERP and ways in which it will be advantageous to the industry.


10. Erection and Maintenance of Textile Machineries

1. “Church Linen, Vestments and Textiles: A practical guide to their use and care” by Margery Roberts and Nicholas Elder

“Church Linen, Vestments and Textiles: A practical guide to their use and care” Book Review: This volume focuses on adviser to the safekeeping of church linens and textiles. The text lays emphasis on altar linen and clothes. It also provides advice regarding methods to wash, stiffening, fold, iron and basic care for the important items utilized at the altar along with in short explaining their application. The book emphasizes on vestments and garments with thorough guidance on cleaning and storage. It is a thorough guide to laundering and dry cleaning church textiles and methods to remove common stains. It provides a directory of sources and guidance on the keeping and dumping of church textiles.

2. “Modern Approach to Maintenance in Spinning (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” by Neeraj Niijjaawan and Rasshmi Niijjaawan

“Modern Approach to Maintenance in Spinning (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” Book Review: This volume presents a simple and understandable directory to the information and understanding necessary to attain the role of a maintenance manager in a textile mill. The book encompasses the all inclusive maintenance program. Text encompasses a fundamental thorough knowledge of even the minor spare parts applied in the machineries of spinning mills. The textbook is appropriate for the shop-floor technicians also.

3. “Firecode: Textiles and Furniture (Health Technical Memorandum)” by Great Britain


11. Theory of Textile Structure

1. “Theory of Textile Structure” by Clifton G Overholser
2. “Woven Textile Structure: Theory and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by B K Behera Professor and P K Hari

“Woven Textile Structure: Theory and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by B K Behera Professor and P K Hari Book Review: This textbook gives an insight of Woven Textile Structure which is necessary for achieving specific performance characteristics. The book incorporates theory and applications provides comprehensive coverage of the structure, behaviour, modeling and design of woven fabrics. The book introduces the fundamental principles of woven fabric structure and also discusses the mechanics of woven fabrics which include shrinkage in woven fabrics, yarn behaviour in woven fabrics. The book also covers design engineering of woven fabrics, themes such as textile product design methods and modelling for woven fabric design. This textbook illustrates mathematical modelling and building predictive models for textile product design which incorporates Validation and testing. The book ends with the chapters that address practical applications of woven fabrics.

3. “Garment Structure Theory and Drawing Techniques” by lv xue hai
4. “Structure and Surface: Contemporary Japanese Textiles” by Cara McCarty and Matilda McQuaid
5. “Theory of Structure and Mechanics of Fibrous Assemblies (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” by Bohuslav Neckar and Dipayan Das

“Theory of Structure and Mechanics of Fibrous Assemblies (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” by Bohuslav Neckar and Dipayan Das Book Review: This textbook is very useful for university students as well as it is a special study material for scientific researchers. Each topic in the book is started with very basic and simple discussion. This textbook basically deals with Theory of Structures and Mechanics of Fibrous Assemblies which reports a system of theoretically derived inherent laws of fibrous assemblies. This textbook includes original results of theoretical research which is carried out on fibrous assemblies. The chapter begins with Definitions, Terminologies and Fundamental relations. Further, the book presents theoretical models from initial assumptions through mathematical derivations to final relations.

6. “Basics Textile Design 01: Sourcing Ideas: Researching Colour, Surface, Structure, Texture and Pattern” by Frances Stevenson and Josephine Steed

“Basics Textile Design 01: Sourcing Ideas: Researching Colour, Surface, Structure, Texture and Pattern” by Frances Stevenson and Josephine Steed Book Review: This textbook is very useful and informative for first year students to learn about the fundamentals of sourcing and utilising visual information. This textbook uses a number of different approaches, and helps the reader how to look for inspiration, and how to extract visual information from a variety of sources using five key themes which include Colour, surface, structure, texture as well as pattern. The book explores various ways of seeing ordinary things which helps the reader to create extraordinary effects with textile. The book talks about AVA’s Basics Textile Design series and it follows all the successful formulas of Basic Fashion Design. The book is suitable for all textiles and fashion students as well as any arts and craft students as it covers print, weave and embellishment. The book incorporates ample case studies and interviews with successful contemporary designers giving guidelines and encouragement for aspiring designers.

7. “Stitch and Structure: Design and Technique in Two and Three-Dimensional Textiles” by Jean Draper

“Stitch and Structure: Design and Technique in Two and Three-Dimensional Textiles” by Jean Draper Book Review: This textbook is designed for textile artists who are looking to expand their repertoire into two and three-dimensional work. This comprehensive book helps the textile artist, teacher and examiner to study and go through the entire process from designing through construction to embellishment with mixed media. The book contains Diagrams, detailed drawings and stitch information to help the reader through techniques which include hand and machine embroidery. This textbook covers the basic concept of Design which includes recording information for translation into stitch; Choice of Threads which include some unusual threads and customizing. Moreover, the book covers the topics like Stitches in thin air, Using Mixed Media in Stitched Structures like Paper, Sticks, Wire and Plastics.

8. “Business and Politics in the European Union: Cases in Services, Agriculture and Textiles” by Peter Nedergaard
9. “Textiles and Fashion: Materials, Design and Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Rose Sinclair

“Textiles and Fashion: Materials, Design and Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Rose Sinclair Book Review: The comprehensive textbook is designed for students studying textiles and fashion at higher and undergraduate level along with those needing a comprehensive and authoritative overview of textile material and processes. This textbook is basically divided into two parts- First part of the book deals with the main types of natural and synthetic fibres along with their properties. Part II of the book gives a systematic review of the key processes involved first in converting fibres into yarn. Part III of the book talks about the range of finishing techniques for fabrics and the final part of the book looks at the transformation of fabric into apparel, from design and manufacture to marketing. The book also provides comprehensive coverage of the types and properties of textile fibres to yarn and fabric manufacture, fabric finishing, apparel production and Fashion.

10. “Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures (Computational Methods in Applied Sciences)” by Eugenio Oñate and Bernd Kröplin

“Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures (Computational Methods in Applied Sciences)” by Eugenio Oñate and Bernd Kröplin Book Review: The main aim of the textbook is to collect state of the art research and technology for design, analysis construction and maintenance of textile. The book is designed for Civil Engineers, Architect and Aerospace Engineers. The book has discussed the topics which include clyde membrane roofs and covers, sails, airspace structures. The textbook contains significant progress which has been made in formulation of infinite elements methods for static and dynamic problems, complex constitutive material behaviour. The book basically contains 18 invited contributions written by distinguished authors who participated in the International Conference on Textile C. Half of the book focuses on describing innovative numerical methods for structural analysis, such as non-linear membranes and infinite elements. Rest of the chapters deal with the advances in design, construction and maintenance procedures.


12. Characteristics of Textile Fibres

1. “Nonwoven Fabrics: Raw Materials, Manufacture, Applications, Characteristics, Testing Processes” by Wilhelm Albrecht and Hilmar Fuchs

“Nonwoven Fabrics: Raw Materials, Manufacture, Applications, Characteristics, Testing Processes” Book Review: This is a detailed and informative book on the subject. It discusses the characteristics and the fields of application of the fabric. Processes to test the raw materials, the intermediate and the final products are described. This can be used as a standard reference book.

2. “Surface Characteristics Of Fibers And Textiles” by Paul and Kiekens

“Surface Characteristics Of Fibers And Textiles” Book Review: The book explains the effect of fibre surface on performance characteristics. They can be permeability, stiffness, strength, dyeing, wrinkling etc. This helps to optimize production. The book mentions methods for making wrinkle-resistant fibres. It uses environmentally friendly techniques.

3. “Surface Characteristics of Fibers and Textiles” by M J Schick

“Surface Characteristics Of Fibers And Textiles” Book Review: The book explains the effect of fibre surface on performance characteristics. They can be permeability, stiffness, strength, dyeing, wrinkling etc. This helps to optimize production. The book mentions methods for making wrinkle-resistant fibres. It uses environmentally friendly techniques.

4. “Cotton Fibres: Characteristics, Uses & Performance (Agriculture Issues Policies Se)” by Stuart Gordon and Noureddine Abidi

“Cotton Fibres: Characteristics, Uses & Performance (Agriculture Issues Policies Se)” Book Review: This is a book on the importance of copper. It is divided into three parts. First part has seven chapters. They describe chemical and physical properties of cotton. : Cotton fibres wax layer and cotton celluloses glass transition temperature is also mentioned. There is a chapter on Cotton fibres wax layer and cotton celluloses glass transition temperature. Less considered uses of cotton are given in the 2nd part. They are cotton nonwovens, bandages impregnated with natural antimicrobial agents. Standard textile products are given in the 3rd part. Current performance of cotton in different apparels are described in the last 4 chapters.

5. “Design Your Own Crochet Projects: Magic Formulas for Creating Custom Scarves, Cowls, Hats, Socks, Mittens and Gloves” by Sara Delaney


13. Advance Silk Technology, Marketing and Chemical Processing

1. “Silk: Processing, Properties and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by K Murugesh Babu

“Silk: Processing, Properties and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of fabric design. It can also be used by workers of the silk industry as a reference. This book discusses the fundamental aspects of sericulture. It reviews the mulberry and non-mulberry species of silk worm. It also examines the concepts of weaving, reeling, dyeing and spinning techniques. It discusses the mechanical, thermal, physical and chemical structure of silk. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples. This is useful for textile technologists, fiber scientists and examines the future of silk in the textile, biomedical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

2. “Structure of Silk Yarn: Chemical Structure and Processing of Silk Yarn” by Nobumasa Hojo

“Structure of Silk Yarn: Chemical Structure and Processing of Silk Yarn” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of fabric design. It can also be used by workers of the silk industry as a reference. This book discusses the environmental friendliness of silk for apparels. It discusses the silk properties, processing and sericulture. It reviews the concept of spider silk and their applications and properties. It discusses silk production and structure-property relationships. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples.

3. “Advances in Silk Science and Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Arindam Basu

“Advances in Silk Science and Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of fabric design. It can also be used by workers of the silk industry as a reference. This book discusses the recent developments in silk processing, its applications and properties. It reviews the processing of silk from spiders and silkworms. It discusses the processing of silk from spinning to finishing. It analyzes the testing of quality for yarns, fabrics and fibres. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples.

4. “Sustainable Fibres and Textiles (The Textile Institute Book Series)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Sustainable Fibres and Textiles (The Textile Institute Book Series)” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of fabric design. It can also be used by workers of the silk industry as a reference. This book discusses the topic of sustainable textiles. It covers the topics of recycling, manufacturing, fiber production and low-energy care. It reviews the industrial, regulatory and social aspects of the life cycle. It examines the concepts of fiber types, carbon production techniques and low-pollution methods of dyeing fabrics. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples.

5. “Marketing Practices of Silk Co-Operative Societies” by Sundar K

“Marketing Practices of Silk Co-Operative Societies” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of fabric design. It can also be used by workers of the handloom industry as a reference. This book discusses the traditional handloom industry that is dying day by day. It discusses methods to put this industry on a healthy track. It discusses the huge dependence of people on this industry and how the decline of this industry is affecting millions of people. It examines the need of framing a policy and marketing strategy by the government to revive this industry. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples.

6. “Marketing Practices of Banarasi Silk Industry” by Dr Alok Kumar Rai

“Marketing Practices of Banarasi Silk Industry” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of fabric design. It can also be used by workers of the silk industry as a reference. This book discusses the marketing strategy of Banarasi silk. It reviews the importance of silk in the Indian sartorial landscape. It discusses the need for marketing policies to be made by the government to bring back the glory of this industry. It examines how public-private partnership can strengthen the people involved in this industry. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples.

7. “The Silk Road To International Marketing” by Ambler T

“The Silk Road To International Marketing” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of fabric design. It can also be used by workers of the silk industry as a reference. This book discusses social information, knowledge, learning and the human factors. It also discusses how the silk road offers a new perspective to the organisation. It reviews how the internet and world wide web are making every small company a global one. It covers the topics of international planning and organizational learning processes. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples.

8. “The Silk Road Rediscovered: How Indian and Chinese Companies are becoming Globally Stronger by Winning in Each Other’s Markets” by Anil K Gupta and Girija Pande

“The Silk Road Rediscovered: How Indian and Chinese Companies are becoming Globally Stronger by Winning in Each Other’s Markets” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of policy making. It can also be used by economists as a reference. This book discusses the importance of foreign policies of India and China. It also discusses the influence of economic ties between the two countries on the world economy. It reviews the high positions of many Indian brands like Mahindra, Jaguar and NIIT in China. It also reviews the high positions of many Chinese brands like Huawei and Shanghai Electric in India. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples.

9. “Silk and Empire (Studies in Imperialism)” by Brenda M King and Andrew Thompson

“Silk and Empire (Studies in Imperialism)” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of fabric design. It can also be used by workers of the silk industry as a reference. This book discusses the development of trade during British reign in India. It reviews the nurturing of Anglo-Indian silk trade through mutual collaboration. It also examines the strong links between the English silk industry and Indian designs. It discusses how the English arts and crafts movement fostered the production of luxurious and beautiful textiles. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples.

10. “The Silk Road To International Marketing” by Ambler T

“The Silk Road To International Marketing” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of fabric design. It can also be used by workers of the silk industry as a reference. This book discusses social information, knowledge, learning and the human factors. It also discusses how the silk road offers a new perspective to the organisation. It reviews how the internet and world wide web are making every small company a global one. It covers the topics of international planning and organizational learning processes. This book has included many figures and coloured photographs. It also has included many practical examples.


14. Yarn Engineering

1. “Textile Yarns: Technology, Structure and Applications” by B C Goswami and J G Martindale
2. “Handbook of Yarn Production: Technology, Science and Economics (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Peter R Lord

“Handbook of Yarn Production: Technology, Science and Economics (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book acts as a guide to textile yarn manufacturing. It explains the key principles of yarn production. It deals with the production processes for short-staple and long staple yarns. It discusses the quality control and the economics of staple production. It provides appendices that contain technical data, case studies and worked-out examples.

3. “Yarn Texturing Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by J W S Hearle and L Hollick

“Yarn Texturing Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is useful for students of textile science and technology courses. Fabric manufacturers and textile scientists can use this book as a reference. It discusses the principles of yarn texturing technology. It gives a brief on materials, machinery used. It describes the techniques such as twist-texturing, jet-screen texturing and the false-twist process. It deals with testing of product, quality assurance and logistics. It also explains BCF processes and air-jet texturing. It provides illustrations of current methods.

4. “Knitting of Silk Filament and Spun Silk Yarn” by Senthilkumar Mani

“Knitting of Silk Filament and Spun Silk Yarn” Book Review: This book will be useful for students and professionals interested in developing products in silk materials. It describes the technical feasibility of knitting filament silk and spun silk yarns. It explains the different knit structures such as single jersey, rib and interlock designs. It deals with the dying and testing of fabrics.

5. “Fancy Yarns: Their Manufacture and Application (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by R H Gong and R M Wright

“Fancy Yarns: Their Manufacture and Application (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book will be useful for textile historians and conservationists. Students of textile technology will find this book more useful. It explains the fancy yarns such as spinners, knitters and weavers. It discusses the types of yarn and its manufacturing. It helps in identifying yarn types of historical fabrics. It deals with the air-jet texturing process through which filament yarns. It provides illustrations, drawings and photographs of yarn structures.

6. “False Twist Textured Yarns: Principles, Processing and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by C Atkinson

“False Twist Textured Yarns: Principles, Processing and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: It explains the development of textured yarns. It discusses the basic principles of texturing and the process of false twist texturing. It explains the yarn texturing machine designs and twist application methods. It describes the process performance, quality problems and process control. It also explains the quality assurance and costs. It also deals with the application of false twist textured nylon, polyester and polypropylene yarns. It also explains the future of false twist texturing.

7. “Specialist Yarn and Fabric Structures: Developments and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by R H Gong

“Specialist Yarn and Fabric Structures: Developments and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book will be helpful for textile researchers, technicians and engineers. It explains the development in manufacturing of specialist yarn. It also discusses the development in weave and fabric structures. It explains various types of specialist yarn structures such as hybrid, fancy and compound yarns. It also describes 3D nonwovens, flocked, knotted and jacquard woven fabrics.


15. Wool Technology

1. “The Modern Natural Dyer: A Comprehensive Guide to Dyeing Silk, Wool, Linen and Cotton at Home” by Kristine Vejar

“The Modern Natural Dyer: A Comprehensive Guide to Dyeing Silk, Wool, Linen and Cotton at Home” Book Review: This book explain dyes from nature, choosing fiber, dyeing with whole dyestuffs, dyeing with extracts, dyeing with indigo and surface design. This book has easy-to-follow details to how to produce consistent and long lasting color and stunning photographs of dyes itself.

2. “Advances in Wool Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by N A G Johnson and Russell I
3. “Mineral Wool: Production and Properties (Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering)” by Sirok B and Blagojevic B

“Mineral Wool: Production and Properties (Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering)” Book Review: This book is designed for engineers, researchers, graduate and postgraduate students. This book explains the technological process of mineral wool production and the physical characteristics, use of computer aided visualisation and aerodynamic characteristics of airflow.

4. “Wool: Science and Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by W S Simpson and Crawshaw G

“Wool: Science and Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for anyone involved in the worldwide wool industry. This book explains the new comprehensive treatment of wool for over 20 years, processing, treatment and manufacture.

5. “Plasma technology in wool: 39 (Textile Progress)” by Chun-wah Marcu Yuen and Chi-wai Kan
6. “Permanent Setting Of Wool (Series: A Merrow Textile Technology)” by Farnworth
7. “Ethiopian Textile and Apparel Industry, case study on ERP” by Merertu Wakuma Rundassa and Sudha Singh

“Ethiopian Textile and Apparel Industry, case study on ERP” Book Review: This volume is a systematic tool and assists the company to acquire a competitive edge by amalgamating all business methodologies and enhancing the resources available. The text’s chief objectives is to analyse the IT implementations in Ethiopian Textile and apparel industry specially the ERP to improve their ethics and diligence in the international and local market. It presents the background and recent positioning of the sector is evaluated along with their courses of application of IT systems in their resource and customer management.


16. Denim Technology

1. “Garment Manufacturing Technology (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Rajiv Padhye and Rajkishore Nayak

“Garment Manufacturing Technology” Book Review: This textbook covers the systematic process of design and production to finishing and quality control of a garment manufacturing unit bringing along the importance of technology thus providing better productivity and flexibility. Recommended for R&D managers in the textile industry, postgraduate students and academic scientists in textile science. Written and narrated in a simple and easy style, this book is categorised into 3 units with an introduction on apparel industry. Unit 1 discusses product development, production planning and selection of materials. Unit 2 covers garment design and production with chapters dedicated to garment sizing and fit, pattern construction, sewing and alternative joining techniques. At last, Unit 3 deals with garment finishing techniques, quality control, care labelling and costing. Various illustrative pictures, photographs and tabular columns are provided for easy understanding to the reader. This book provides the multifaceted process, systematically going from design and production to finishing and quality control. It discusses necessary information on product development, production planning, and material selection. Chapters cover garment design, including CAD, advances in spreading, cutting and sewing, and new technologies including alternative joining techniques and seamless garment construction. It explores garment finishing, quality control and care labelling.
2. “Denim: Manufacture, Finishing and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Roshan Paul

“Denim: Manufacture, Finishing and Applications” Book Review: This text provides a full-scale description on denim manufacture, jeans washing, future trends, novel applications and environmental impacts. A suitable text for professionals, R&D managers in the denim industry, chemical, biotechnology, machinery, laundry, garment and fashion industries as well as undergraduate students. It is divided into 3 parts with an overview on denim and jeans. Part 1 covers denim fabric manufacture with chapters devoted to cotton fibre for denim manufacture, indigo dye and reduction techniques, indigo dyeing technology for denim yarns, dyeing of indigo yarns with non-indigo dyes, and weaving technologies for manufacturing denim. Part 2 discusses manufacture and finishing of jeans with chapters role of denim and jeans in the fashion industry, joining techniques for denim jeans, dyeing technology for denim garments, digital printing techniques for denim jeans, washing techniques for denim jeans, biotechnological washing of denim jeans, reduced water washing of denim garments, finishing of jeans and quality control, and comfort aspects of denim garments. Part 3 explores novel applications and environmental aspects with novel varieties of denim fabrics, non-apparel applications of denim, recovery and recycling of denim waste, effluent treatment in denim and jeans manufacture, and environmental impacts of denim manufacture as chapters. Conclusions and further sources are provided so that the reader can search and learn more if interested.

3. “Denim Jeans” by Wayne Jackman and Chris Fairclough
4. “Sustainability in Denim (The Textile Institute Book Series)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Sustainability in Denim” Book Review: This textbook is recommended for industry professionals, sustainability managers, textile industry researchers and denim manufacturers. This text addresses the major impacts of denim on the environment, social and economic factors. It provides the reader with basics on history, manufacturer and life cycle of denim. It also promotes new green initiatives for the processing and recycling of denim products. The book starts with an introduction on the denim industry followed by environmental impacts of denim and denim washing, life cycle assessment of denim, water footprint of denim industry, carbon footprint in denim manufacturing, denim processing and health hazards, chemicals and effluent treatment in denim processing, denim and consumers’ phase of life cycle, social aspects in denim production, and ends with environment friendly denim processing using water-free technologies. Photographs provide better visual representation of the written narrative.

5. “Durable Water Repellent Finishes for Denim Wear and Its Impact” by Venkatraman Praburaj and Apeagyei Phoebe

“Durable Water Repellent Finishes for Denim Wear and its Impact” Book Review: This text introduces the reader to durable water repellent (DWR) STORM DENIM which is a novel product with the advantages of water and stain repellent nature. But during the manufacturing and utilisation phases of the denim, the impact DWR causes on the environment is so frightening such that it needs to be overlooked and considered upon. This text is written in the form of a research where it explores the factors that affect the general production of STORM DENIM products and its related development. It discusses the abstract structure that explains the best set of parameters for the use and manufacture of the product. According to the text, on applying this structure, negative environmental impact can be reduced while achieving consumer needs through environment friendly and moral means.

6. “Enzyme Processing of Textiles” by Senthilkumar R

“Enzyme Processing of Textiles” Book Review: Written in a user-friendly way, this text discusses enzymes, cotton processing using enzymes, enzymatic treatment to denim, enzymatic treatment of silk, enzymatic treatment of wool, other uses of enzymes in wool, and advantages of enzymes. It details on how enzymes came into play because of pollution caused by azo dyes and how this sector flourishes today. Written for academicians to manufacturers, this text is simply and easily explained. Further references and questions are provided at the end of each chapter.


17. Woven Fabric Manufacturing

1. “Woven Terry Fabrics: Manufacturing and Quality Management (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Swadesh Verma and Jitendra Pratap Singh Professor

“Woven Terry Fabrics: Manufacturing and Quality Management (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book discusses aspects of terry fabric production like raw material choice, weave design to technological developments, dyeing and quality evaluation. This book covers technological developments, best production methods, quality control systems, latest research and process parameters.

2. “Principles of Woven Fabric Manufacturing” by Abhijit Majumdar

“Principles of Woven Fabric Manufacturing” Book Review: This book starts with the introduction to fabric manufacturing. This book covers winding, warping, warp sizing, sizing machine, weave design, shedding, picking in shuttle loom and picking in shuttleless loom. This book also deals with beat up and secondary and auxiliary motions. This book provides numerical problems at the end of the chapter. This book also provides references at the end of each chapter.

3. “Woven Fabric Structure Design and Product Planning (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” by J Hayavadana

“Woven Fabric Structure Design and Product Planning (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” Book Review: This book provides the structural details of the woven fabric which has the glimpses of primary, secondary and tertiary weaves. This book has numerous examples and objective type questions in some chapters. This book provides readers to complete the design in the textbook itself.

4. “Synthesis, Properties and Application of Graphene Woven Fabrics (Springer Theses)” by Xiao Li

“Synthesis, Properties and Application of Graphene Woven Fabrics (Springer Theses)” Book Review: This book covers design and direct synthesis of graphene based woven fabric, multi layer porous carbon woven fabric films and how to use copper mesh and nickel mesh as a template. This book explains the applications of graphene woven fabrics in solar cells, supercapacitors and sensors.

5. “Structure and Mechanics of Woven Fabrics (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Jinlian Hu

“Structure and Mechanics of Woven Fabrics (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for students, researchers, technicians, engineers and technologists. This book covers fabric anisotropy, stress-strain relationship, fabric dape modelling and testing and structure and mechanics of woven fabrics. This book also explains about structural, tensile, bending and shear properties of woven fabrics.

6. “Woollen and Worsted Woven Fabric Design (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by E G Gilligan

“Woollen and Worsted Woven Fabric Design (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book provides answers to the technical and practical problems in the development, design and manufacturing of woollen and worsted woven fabrics.

7. “Woven Fabrics” by John Tegmeyer

“Woven Fabrics” Book Review: This book explains the production and manufacturing of woven fabrics. This book covers systematic approaches to fabric design and micro technology. This book also explains about nanotechnology. This book also explains the theories for industrial applications.

8. “Woven Composites (Computational and Experimental Methods in Structures)” by Aliabadi

“Woven Composites (Computational and Experimental Methods in Structures)” Book Review: This book gives information about improved impact resistance, exceptional thermal, and fatigue and corrosion resistance. This book covers 2D and 3D plain, twill, satin woven and braided composites. This book deals with micro and macro level modelling, failure mechanisms, theoretical studies on cryogenic crack behaviour. This book is designed for professional engineers, graduate engineers and researches.

9. “Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics” by Sharon Czachor

“Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics” Book Review: This book covers industry methods for knit garment construction, coverage of collars, facings, closures, bands and hems and waistline finishes. This book provides sewing tips, key terms and sample exercises at different levels of complexity. This book provides review questions and designer profiles in each chapter.

10. “Emerging Research Trends in Medical Textiles (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” by N Gokarneshan and D Anitha Rachel

“Emerging Research Trends in Medical Textiles (Textiles Science and Clothing Technology)” Book Review: This book covers the use of new types of fibres in developing medical textile products.


18. Environmental Management in Textile industry

1. “Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for students from textile engineering backgrounds. The textile supply chain and its environmental impact is explained in the beginning of the book. The different ways of measuring the environmental impact of textile processing is given in the book. The information about textile processing and greenhouse gas emission is given in the book. The calculation of the water and energy footprints of textile products is given in the book. Estimating the overall environmental impact textile processing is also given. This book also contains life cycle assessment and product carbon footprint modeling of textile products, End of life management of textile products is explained in this book. The concept about measuring the environmental impact of textile in practice is given. This book also contains the information about assessing the environmental impact of textile.

2. “Sustainable Textiles: Life Cycle and Environmental Impact (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Richard Blackburn

“Sustainable Textiles: Life Cycle and Environmental Impact (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for students from textile engineering backgrounds. The information about sustainable textiles from a designer’s perspective is given in the beginning of the book. The information about sustainable cotton production is given in this book. The information about sustainable wool production and processing is given in detailed manner. Sustainable synthetic fibers in different cases are given in this book. This book also contains enzyme biotechnology for sustainable textiles. Key sustainable issues in textile dyeing is also explained. Environmental friendly plasma technologies for textiles are also given. The concept related to understanding and improving textile recycling is given in the book. Consumer perception on recycled textile fibers and Eco-labeling for textiles is also given in the book. Organic cotton production details are also given along with the role of nanotechnology in sustainable textiles. The details about use of recovered plastic bags in nonwoven fabrics is given in this book. The information about environmental friendly flame-retardant textiles is given in the book. This book also contains information about systems change for sustainability textiles.

3. “Environmental Aspects of Textile Dyeing (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by R M Christie

“Environmental Aspects of Textile Dyeing (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for students from textile engineering backgrounds. European legislation relating to textile dyeing is given in the book. The environmental legislation U.S.A is also given in the book. This book also contains the toxicology of textile dyes. The information about environmentally responsible dye application is also given in the book. Supercritical fluid textile dyeing technology is explained in a detailed manner. The pollution abatement and waste minimisation in textile dyeing is also given in the book. This book also contains the decolorization of effluent with ozone and re-use of spent dyebath. The information about chemical treatment in textile dye effluent is also given. Biotechnological treatment of textile dye effluent also explained in the book.

4. “Ecotextiles: The Way Forward for Sustainable Development in Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Miraftab M and A Richard Horrocks

“Ecotextiles: The Way Forward for Sustainable Development in Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for students from textile engineering backgrounds. In this book recycling and use of waste as raw materials is given in the start of the book. The sustainability and ecodesign concept is also given which include supply chain partnership, molecular manufacture and reco initiatives in textile. Sustainable development and renewables is also given in this book which contains UK technical textiles. Waste management is also given in this nook which contains the effect of flocculent, anaerobic digestion and effluent treatment using submerged aerated filters. This book also contains the Novel technologies in detailed manner.

5. “Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Textiles and Clothing (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Textiles and Clothing (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for students from textile engineering backgrounds. The information about carbon footprint, energy footprint and ecological footprint in the textile industry is given. The measuring reusability of textile products is explained in this book. Environmental impacts of the use of the clothing life cycle is explained. The open and closed loop recycling of textile and apparel products is given in the book. This book also contains the life cycle assessment and environmental impact assessment methods. The application of life cycle assessment is given which include cotton textile, wool textile and cloth company. The life cycle assessment of the silk production is also given. Comparative life cycle assessment of natural and man-made textiles is given in this book. This book also contains the life cycle of cotton shopping bags and fibre-reinforced composite. Life cycle assessment and environmental and social labels in the textile and clothing industry is given in the book. Clothing disposal habits and consequences for life cycle assessment are explained in a detailed manner.

6. “Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles: Values, Design, Production and Consumption” by Miguel Angel Gardetti and Ana Laura Torres

“Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles: Values, Design, Production and Consumption” Book Review: This book is designed for students from fashion and textile engineering backgrounds. The systematic vision and the value chain in the textile and fashion industry is given in the book. It also contains managing slow fashion, innovation power fashion and fashion design education. Un-cycling fashion for mass production is also given. This book also contains the marketing, brands and regulatory aspects information in the textile and fashion industry. The practice in textiles and fashion is also given which include some case studies. Information about development and the garment industry is given. The details about purchase, identity, use and care of clothing and textiles is explained in this book. The information about young academic women’s clothing practice and interaction between fast fashion and social expectation is given. Consumers’ attitude towards sustainable fashion is also given in the book.

7. “Environmental Management System of Textile Industry in Bangladesh” by Zakir Hossain Khan

“Environmental Management System of Textile Industry in Bangladesh” Book Review: This book is designed for students from environmental management backgrounds. This book contains an introduction about the textile industry. Literature review is also given in this book with the concept of the study. Different methods were also explained in this book. This book also contains general environmental policies and management practices. Monitoring and management and resources/ waste for minimization at source is also given. This book also contains analysis and discussion of different practices and management sources. Safety regulations details also given in the book. Environmental and social requirements also explained in this book. At the end of the book recommendations and conclusions are given.

8. “The Responsible Fashion Company: Integrating Ethics and Aesthetics in the Value Chain” by Francesca Romana Rinaldi and Salvo Testa

“The Responsible Fashion Company: Integrating Ethics and Aesthetics in the Value Chain” Book Review: This book is designed for students from fashioning backgrounds. The basic introduction about ethics and aesthetics in fashion company is given in the book. The new paradigms are also given in the book. The new value proposition from the logic of profit to shared value is given in this book in detailed manner. The information about new fashion and how it affects society is given in the book. The role of media in fashion is also explained in this book. The information about fashion, art, culture and territory and how they are in relationship is explained in this book. The fashion in regulation and institution is also given. This book also contains the information about Brunello Cucinelli, an ethical and humanistic company. The ethics and fashion towards a responsible value chain is explained in this book.

9. “Sustainability in the Textile Industry (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Sustainability in the Textile Industry (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” Book Review: This book is designed for students from textile science and clothing technology backgrounds. The basic concept about the topic is given in this start of the book. The evaluation of sustainability in the textile industry is explained. The environmental sustainability in the textile industry is also explained in the book. This book also contains the social sustainability in the textile industry. Sustainability practices in the textile industry are given along with standards and certificates. The sustainable design and business models in textile and fashion industry are explained in detailed manner. The concept about sustainability in Jute-based industries is also given in the book.

10. “Recycling in Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Youjiang Wang

“Recycling in Textiles (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is designed for students from textile engineering backgrounds. The basic introduction about the topic is given in the beginning of the book. The concept related to textile recycling and designing textile products from recycling is given in the book. Carpet stewardship in the U.S.A commitment to sustainability is also given in this book. This book also contains information about systems planning for carpet recycling. The technologies used to recycle carpet are given in the book. The recycling of waste water from textile production and information about recycling and reusing textile chemicals is explained in this book in a detailed manner. The product development from reclaimed fibers is given in this book. This book also contains manufacturing details of nonwovens and other products using recycled fibers. The methods to produce textile products from alternative fibers are also given. The information about the recycled textile use is also given in the book. Composite product from post-consumer carpet and utilization of recycled carpet waste fiber for reinforcement of concrete and soil is also given in this book.


19. Textile Costing

1. “Textiles and Clothing Sustainability: Implications in Textiles and Fashion (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Textiles and Clothing Sustainability: Implications in Textiles and Fashion (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” Book Review: This book covers the topic of sustainability in the clothing and fashion sector. It acknowledges the use of sustainability which is applied under different industrial sectors and there has to be a distinction in every industrial sector when it comes to sustainability in its application. It also elaborates that sustainability in the clothing sector has its unique objectives, principles, and limitations.

2. “Costing for the Fashion Industry” by Michael Jeffrey and Nathalie Evans

“Costing for the Fashion Industry” Book Review: This book offers examination of the issues involved in budgeting and costing for the rapidly changing fashion industry. It encourages the realistic awareness of costing, manufacture and sourcing. Each chapter focuses on a theme such as the changing nature of cost and of the industry, time constraints, global awareness and new markets, and product cost and sourcing. Also includes exercises and case studies. It is essential to students of fashion.

3. “Textiles in recent times” by Team Think Like giant

“Textiles in recent times” Book Review: This book illustrates recent textile products and its growth. It elaborates that the textile industry is one of the largest trading industries and therefore a good knowledge is required to avoid mistakes in buying and selling and using the textile material.

4. “Apparel Costing” by M Krishnakumar
5. “Fashion Unraveled” by Jennifer Lynne Matthews

“Fashion Unraveled” Book Review: This book is developed to take the guesswork out of starting your own business. It gives a peek into the operations of an independent fashion design business. It includes forms and examples. It is a guide for entrepreneurs, designers, students or craftspeople. It provides an in-depth look at costing, pricing and budgeting.


20. Textile Finishes

1. “Functional Finishes for Textiles: Improving Comfort, Performance and Protection (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Roshan Paul

“Functional Finishes for Textiles: Improving Comfort, Performance And Protection (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book reviews the most important fabric finishes in the textile industry. It discusses finishes designed to improve the comfort and other properties of fabrics, as well as finishes which protect the fabric or the wearer. Examines the mechanisms and chemistry behind different types of finishes and their methods of application, testing and future trends. Each chapter reviews the role of a finish, the mechanisms and chemistry behind the finish, types of finish and their methods of application, application to particular textiles, testing and future trends. Also considers environmental issues concerning functional finishes.

2. “Textile Fibers, Dyes, Finishes and Processes: A Concise Guide (Textile Series)” by Howard L Needles
3. “Tufted Carpet: Textile Fibers, Dyes, Finishes and Processes” by Needles
4. “Textile Dyes, Finishes and Auxiliaries” by Michael Bogle
5. “Textile Fibers Dyes:Processes and Finishes” by Pushpanjali
5. “Quilt with Tula and Angela: A Start-to-Finish Guide to Piecing and Quilting using Color and Shape” by Tula Pink and Angela Walters
6. “Handbook of Fiber Finish Technology” by Philip E Slade

“Handbook of Fiber Finish Technology” Book Review: This book discusses the components of textile finishes, and the chemical and physical properties of, as well as their effects on, various fibres. It covers fundamentals of fibre finish science, such as theories of friction; laboratory testing of formulations, from preliminary component evaluation to analyses for material characterization; and the influence of wetting, emulsification and finish distribution on coatings.

7. “Textiles and Clothing Sustainability: Nanotextiles and Sustainability (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Textiles and Clothing Sustainability: Nanotextiles and Sustainability (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” Book Review: This book highlights the sustainability aspects of the textiles and clothing sector in light of nanomaterials and technologies. It describes the invasion of nano in every industrial sector which has been important and has made remarkable changes as well as posed new challenges, including the textiles and clothing sector. It covers quite a great deal of research happening in terms of nano materials for textiles across the globe.

8. “Denim Finishes” by Rishab Manocha

“Denim Finishes” Book Review: This book aims to decode every step that takes place in achieving this look and to analyse the cost that is incurred at every step. The story of each wearer has been indelibly recorded on each pair- each abrasion pattern, area of wear and whiskering, each grease stain are tell tale signs of what each pair has lived through. Also illustrates a comparative study between two washing laundries of Lee. It focuses on a comparative study on the cost breakdown of both the laundries, and finds out the reason for the difference in their pricing and suggests the most suitable options for the competitive pricing of garments which will lead to cost saving and hence more profitability.

9. “British Cotton Textiles: Maturity and Decline” by David Higgins and Steven Toms

“British Cotton Textiles: Maturity and Decline” Book Review: This book examines the decline of the cotton textiles industry, which defined Britain as an industrial nation, from its peak in the late nineteenth century to the state of the industry at the end of the twentieth century. Focusing on the owners and managers of cotton businesses, the authors examine how they mobilised financial resources; their attitudes to industry structure and technology; and their responses to the challenges posed by global markets. The examples of corporate success since the Second World War – such as David Alliance and his Viyella Group – exploited government policy, access to capital markets, and closer relationships with retailers, but were ultimately unable to respond effectively to international competition and the challenges of globalisation. A new introduction and epilogue provide an updated framework for the chapters in this book, which were originally published in Business History and Accounting, Business and Financial History.


21. Indian Textiles

1. “Indian Textiles” by John Gillow and Nicholas Barnard

“Indian Textiles” Book Review: This book is written for students/professionals in the fashion industry. It is also written for people who are interested in learning about the Indian textile industry. The author elaborates on various types of indian textile and examines the history, the materials, and the techniques used in making the garment. A detailed region-by-region account of traditional textiles production is also included in this book. The author also includes information about textiles from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.This book also contains many images along with detailed references and information on technical terms.

2. “Rapture: The Art of Indian Textiles” by Rahul Jain

“Rapture: The Art of Indian Textiles” Book Review: This book is written for textile enthusiasts, practitioners, and researchers. It is also written for people who are interested in learning about the Indian textile industry. This book contains many pictures spanning 500 years. It contains images of textile created for India’s courts and temples, as well as for more distant but not less discerning patrons in Europe and Asia. Several images which have never been published have been included in this book.

3. “Woven Wonder: The Tradition of Indian Textiles” by Asharani Mathur
4. “Unfolding: Contemporary Indian Textiles” by Maggie Baxter

“Unfolding: Contemporary Indian Textiles” Book Review: This book is written for textile enthusiasts, practitioners, and researchers. It is also written for people who are interested in learning about the Indian textile industry. The author examines the work of 23 designers and artists in this book. Topics like craft revival, surface treatment, texture, minimalism and narrative are elaborately discussed. The last chapter of the book contains information about the growing number of Indian artists such as Mithu Sen, Manisha Parekh and Parul Thacker.

5. “Indian Textiles in the East: From Southeast Asia To Japan” by John Guy
6. “Threads and Voices: Behind the Indian Textile Tradition” by Laila Tyabji and Siddhartha Das
7. “Indian Cotton Textiles: Seven Centuries of Chintz from the Karun Thakar Collection” by John Guy

“Indian Cotton Textiles: Seven Centuries of Chintz from the Karun Thakar Collection” Book Review: This book is written for textile enthusiasts, practitioners, and researchers. It is also written for people who are interested in learning about the Indian textile industry. The author provides information about the textile collection done by Karun Thakur in the span of 30 years. The author also talks about how the collection dating from the 15th century represents the trade in textiles across the Indian Ocean with Indonesian, Sri Lanka, Armenia, Europe and the Indian domestic market.

8. “Indian Textiles: Past and Present” by G K Ghosh

“Indian Textiles: Past and Present” Book Review: This book is written for textile enthusiasts, practitioners, and researchers. It is also written for people who are interested in learning about the Indian textile industry. Elaborate information about topics like raw materials, evolution of technology and various types of design are included in this book. This book also contains sketches and photographs of many Indian designs. The author also discusses the tribal textile art of the North Eastern tribal states in India. This book also contains information about the revival of Dhaka muslin and Baluchary.

9. “Traditional Indian Costumes and Textiles” by Parul Bhatnagar


22. Advance Textile and Apparel Testing and Quality Control

1. “Handbook of Textile Testing and Quality Control” by Elliot B Grover and D S Hamby

“Handbook of Textile Testing and Quality Control” Book review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. It can also be used by professionals working as a quality controller. This book illustrates how to make different statistical calculations from observed data. It also includes the formulas and meanings of their symbols. It presents quality control charts with upper and lower limits. It covers the topics of strength of a product and quantity of production. This book has included many policies on quality control. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.

2. “Textile Processes: Quality Control and Design of Experiments (Asme)” Textile Processes: Quality Control and Design of Experiments (Asme)

“Textile Processes: Quality Control and Design of Experiments (Asme)” Textile Processes: Quality Control and Design of Experiments (Asme) Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. It can also be used by professionals working as a quality control engineer. This book includes many mathematical tools for statistical quality control in textile processes. It also discusses how to set up and conduct quality control procedures. It covers the topics of optimization and control of textile processes. It also covers the topics of textile processes, experimental design and the optimization of mathematical models. This book has included many numerical examples. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.

3. “Process Control and Yarn Quality in Spinning (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” by G Thilagavathi and T Karthik

“Process Control and Yarn Quality in Spinning (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. It can also be used by professionals working as a quality controller. This book covers the concepts of various process parameters in the preparation of yarn. It also covers the topics of raw material selection and carding. It discusses blow room , analysis and combing and comber. It also presents the concepts of optimization of process conditions and interpretation of various test reports. This book has included many numerical examples. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.

4. “Fundamentals and Practices in Colouration of Textiles (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” by J N Chakraborty

“Fundamentals and Practices in Colouration of Textiles (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. It can also be used by professionals working as a quality controller. This book discusses the topic of colouration of textiles. It also covers the topics of quality and consistency in the product. It presents the fundamentals of colouration and practical cases in detail. It also discusses dye and chemical manufacturer’s recommendations. This book has included many policies on quality control. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.

5. “Advances in Apparel Production (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Catherine Fairhurst

“Advances in Apparel Production (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. It can also be used by professionals working as a quality controller. This book discusses apparel production and international supply change with rapid changes. It also discusses the technological improvements which are evolving the flexibility and productivity of the industry. It covers the topics of modelling fabric, yarn design and garment drape. It also covers the topics of pattern making and computer-aided colour matching. This book has included many policies on quality control. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.

6. “Recent Advances in Textile Composites” by Christophe Binetruy and Francois Boussu

“Recent Advances in Textile Composites” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. It can also be used by professionals working as a quality controller. This book covers the research on advanced braiding, preforms and nanofibers. It also covers the topics of multiscale analysis, mechanical design and multifunctional composites. It discusses damage prediction and ballistics testing in detail. It also discusses structural and load-bearing applications. This book has included many numerical examples. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.

7. “Crazing in Polymers (Advances in Polymer Science)” by A S Argon and C C Chen

“Crazing in Polymers (Advances in Polymer Science)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile design. It can also be used by professionals working as a quality controller. This book discusses the technical textile industry from old to emerging technologies. It also discusses electronic textile systems and conductive polymer coatings. It covers the topics of coating of textile and manufacturing fundamentals of the system. It also covers advanced topics like smart nanostructured applications and testing methods of such systems. This book has included many policies on quality control. It also has many real-life case studies to simplify the concepts.


23. Information Technology in Textile

1. “Personalised Health Management Systems: The Integration of Innovative Sensing, Textile, Information and Communication Technologies” by C D Nugent and P J McCullagh

“Personalised Health Management Systems: The Integration of Innovative Sensing, Textile, Information and Communication Technologies” Book Review: This book displays a union between research efforts in three diverse areas; sensor technologies, advanced textiles and nanotechnology and computing. It gets together researchers from academia, industry and clinical healthcare provision and sheds light on the need for multi-disciplinary collaborations in the future developments of personalised health management systems.

2. “Handbook on Fabric Manufacturing: Grey Fabrics: Preparation, Weaving to Marketing (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)” by B Purushothama

“Handbook on Fabric Manufacturing: Grey Fabrics: Preparation, Weaving to Marketing (Woodhead Publishing India in Textiles)”Book Review: The book discusses the ways involved in the manufacturing of grey fabrics, inspection of both grey and finished fabrics, presentation of samples for market, marketing and customer service activities where technical people are involved.The methods of value addition to the fabric by way of wet finishes like bleaching and dyeing, finishing printing etc., are explained in a separate book. This book deals with the purpose of each process, the activities within the process, the knowledge required to run the process, the control points and check points, the do’s and don’ts of the process, normal problems observed in the process, the responsibilities and authorities of supervisors in the process, methods of working out the expected productivity and the workloads, so that the supervisor handling that process can handle it efficiently.

3. “Information Systems for the Fashion and Apparel Industry (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Tsan-Ming Jason Choi Professor

“Information Systems for the Fashion and Apparel Industry (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: This book combines trends and developments in fashion information systems, industrial case-studies, and insights from an international team of authors. After an introductory chapter outlining key decision points and information requirements in fast fashion supply chains, Part One focuses on the principles of fashion information systems, with chapters shedding light on how decision making in the apparel supply chains can be improved through the use of fuzzy logic, RFID technologies, evolutionary optimization techniques, and artificial neural networks. Part Two then reviews the range of applications for information systems in the fashion and apparel industry to enhance customer choice, aid design, implement intelligent forecasting and procurement systems, and manage inventory and returns.

4. “Soft Computing in Textile Sciences (Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing)” by Les M Sztandera and Christopher Pastore

“Soft Computing in Textile Sciences (Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing)” Book Review: This book shows how soft computing has inevitably found a home in the textile industry; it contains six chapters discussing various aspects of soft computing in the field of textiles and apparel. The book starts by presenting soft computing techniques for decision support for the design and management of the soft goods supply chain, then comes the application of fuzzy set theory in mechanics of composite materials after which it focuses on the use of soft computing to aid in the development of novel, state-of-the-art, non-toxic dyes. The 4th chapter then introduces two applications of neural networks, fuzzy clustering and fuzzy logic to color classifications in textiles followed by Agent-Based Modeling of the Textile/Apparel Marketplace and in the end it shows one of the important production processes in the textile industry i.e. the spinning process.


24. Computer Application in Textiles

1. “Practical Fashion Tech: Wearable Technologies for Costuming, Cosplay, and Everyday” by Joan Horvath and Lyn Hoge

“Practical Fashion Tech: Wearable Technologies for Costuming, Cosplay, and Everyday” Book Review: This book serves electronics enthusiasts, hipsters, costume designers, teachers, and students. It is also helpful for cosplay fans wanting to incorporate sensors and more into their costumes. This book provides the basics of sewing. It also includes the fundamentals of technology aspects of wearable tech for fashion. It provides information about how to make a memorable costume. Such costumes react to its wearer or environment. More than just a book of projects, Practical Fashion Tech teaches why things are done a certain way to impart the authors’ collective wealth of experience. Whether you need a book for a wearable tech class or you just want to get started making fantastic costumes and wearables on your own, Practical Fashion Tech will get you there. The fundamentals of both the sewing and the technology aspects of wearable tech for fashion, How to make a memorable costume that reacts to its wearer or environment, Ideas for using this book as a textbook.
2. “Computer Application in Textiles” by Fazal Ali Khan

“Computer Application in Textiles” Book Review: Once upon a time, and for centuries thereafter, computers did not have anything to do with textile production, especially handlooms. This was the era before computers developed and in the early decades of their existence. With increase in demand for textiles, use of computers in textile production has reduced time and effort taken to produce fabric and increased production. Technological developments have helped qualitative and quantitative changes in textiles. Computers are used for their speed, power and versatility. They facilitate quick computations and precise solutions, saving time. A set of instructions and procedures address the task to be performed, speeding up production and avoiding slower manual work. Computers are widely used in various departments of the textile industry. This book illustrates in detail how computer technology can be applied in textiles.

3. “Crafting Wearables: Blending Technology with Fashion (Technology in Action)” by Sibel Deren Guler and Madeline Gannon

“Crafting Wearables: Blending Technology with Fashion (Technology in Action)” Book Review: This book introduces the exciting intersection of technology and fashion known as wearable computing. Learn about the future of electronics in clothing and textiles, and be a part of creating that future! Crafting Wearables begins with the history of the field, then covers current practices and future trends. You will gain deeper insight into the strategy behind the design of wearable devices while learning about the tools and materials needed to start your own wearables toolbox. In a time when consumer electronics are becoming smaller and seamlessly integrated into our lives, it is important to understand how technology can improve and augment your lifestyle. Wearables are in a sense the most organic and natural interface we can design, yet there is still doubt about how quickly wearable technologies will become the cultural norm. Furthermore, skills that have become less valuable over the years, such as sewing, are making a return with the wearables movement. Gives a better understanding of wearable technology and how it has evolved. Teaches basic skills and techniques to familiarize you with the tools and materials. Showcases breakthrough designs and discoveries that impact our everyday interactions.

5. “Virtual Clothing: Theory and Practice” by Pascal Volino and Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann

“Virtual Clothing: Theory and Practice” Book Review: Through this book, the reader investigates the problem of simulating clothes and clothing. A range of topics are addressed, from shape modeling of a piece of cloth to the realistic garments on virtual humans. Different situations demand different properties of cloth. Existing solutions, though useful for many applications, reveal that further improvements are required. Cloth modeling has been a topic of research in the textile mechanics and engineering communities for a very long time. However, in the mid 1980s, researchers in computer graphics also became interested in modeling cloth in order to include it in the 3D computer­ generated images and films. The evolution of cloth modeling and garment simulation in computer graphics indicates that it has grown from basic shape modeling to the modeling of its complex physics and behaviors.

5. “Applications of Computer Vision in Fashion and Textiles (The Textile Institute Book Series)” by Calvin Wong

“Applications of Computer Vision in Fashion and Textiles (The Textile Institute Book Series)” Book Review: The book is essential reading for scientists and researchers working in the field of fashion production, quality assurance, product development, textiles, fashion supply chain managers, R&D professionals and managers in the textile industry. This book provides a systematic and comprehensive discussion of three key areas that are taking advantage of developments in computer vision technology, namely textile defect detection and quality control, fashion recognition and 3D modeling, and 2D and 3D human body modeling for improving clothing fit. It introduces the fundamentals of computer vision techniques for fashion and textile applications, also reviewing computer vision techniques for textile quality control, including chapters on wavelet transforms, Gibor filters, Fourier transforms, and neural network techniques. Final sections cover recognition, modeling, retrieval technologies and advanced human shape modeling techniques.

6. “Computer Technology for Textiles and Apparel (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” by Jinlian Hu

“Computer Technology for Textiles and Apparel (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles)” Book Review: People involved in the textile industry, from designers and manufacturers to fiber scientists and quality inspectors will find this book extremely useful. Computer technology for textiles and apparel provides an overview of these innovative developments for a wide range of applications, covering topics including structure and defect analysis, modelling and simulation, and apparel design. The book is divided into three parts. Part one provides a review of different computer-based technologies suitable for textile materials, and includes chapters on computer technology for yarn and fabric structure analysis, defect analysis and measurement. Chapters in part two discuss modelling and simulation principles of fibres, yarns, textiles and garments, while part three concludes with a review of computer-based technologies specific to apparel and apparel design, with themes ranging from 3D body scanning to the teaching of computer-aided design to fashion students.

7. “Application of Solid-Shell Finite Elements in Fabric Drape/Cloth Simulations” by Qing Xie

“Application of Solid-Shell Finite Elements in Fabric Drape/Cloth Simulations” Book Review: This book covers numerical investigations of the draping of woven fabrics into a “hat” shape, combining a hemispherical cup with a wide flat rim. A mechanical approach is adopted using finite element analysis (FEA) methodology. In this, the fabric is considered as a solid sheet with mechanical properties and friction properties. In this study, a linear elastic anisotropic material model describes the deformation of fabrics. An explicit dynamic finite element analysis is applied and systematic parametric numerical studies are presented, which incorporate investigations of the effects of numerical parameters, material properties and processing conditions on the draping of fabrics. More specifically, the effects of the following variables and parameters are included: number of elements, number of time increments in the dynamic FEA analysis, punch speed, shear and tensile moduli of fabric, coefficient of friction for all interfaces and level of load on the fabric holder.


24. Wet Processing

1. “Detox Fashion: Sustainable Chemistry and Wet Processing (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Detox Fashion: Sustainable Chemistry and Wet Processing (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile engineering. It can also be used by working professionals of the textile industry. This book covers the topics of sustainable chemicals, wet processing and coloration. It also covers the concepts of sustainable chemistry and wet processes. It discusses the impact of bio-based dyeing on the environment. It also discusses enzymes and biocatalysts for the cleaning of textiles. This book has included many illustrations. It also has many real-life case-studies.

2. “Energy Management in Textile Wet Processing Industry” by Senthil Kumar

“Energy Management in Textile Wet Processing Industry” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile engineering. It can also be used by working professionals of the textile industry. This book discusses the high amount of thermal energy used by wet processing systems. It reviews the various factors like form of the product being processed and the process type. It also reviews the concepts of machine type and state of the final product. It discusses the energy management in textile wet processing. This book has included many illustrations. It also has many real-life case-studies.

3. “Water Recycling in Textile Wet Processing” by J Kenneth Skelly

“Water Recycling in Textile Wet Processing” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile engineering. It can also be used by working professionals of the textile industry. This book discusses the problem of water recycling in the wet processing industry. It also discusses the production of effluent before discharge. It covers the concept of recycling of dyehouse effluent. It also reviews the rising cost of effluent treatment and the scarcity of water. This book has included many illustrations. It also has many real-life case-studies.

4. “Principles of Wet End Chemistry (Tappi Press publications)” by William E Scott

“Principles of Wet End Chemistry (Tappi Press publications)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile engineering. It can also be used by working professionals of the textile industry. This book covers the basic aspects of materials and concepts of wet end chemistry. It also discusses the process and applications of wet end chemistry. It covers the topics of water chemistry, fillers and paper properties. It also covers the concepts of recycled fibres, charge management and wet-end process control. This book has included many illustrations. It also has many real-life case-studies.

5. “Emulsifiers in Textile Processing” by R Senthilkumar

“Emulsifiers in Textile Processing” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile engineering. It can also be used by working professionals of the textile industry. This book discusses the emulsifiers in the processing of textile. It covers the topics of sizing softeners and lubricants. It also covers the process of scouring and conversion of loose fibre to spun yarn. It discusses synthetic, mutton and vegetable tallows. This book has included many illustrations. It also has many real-life case-studies.

6. “Detox Fashion: Sustainable Chemistry and Wet Processing (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

“Detox Fashion: Sustainable Chemistry and Wet Processing (Textile Science and Clothing Technology)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of textile engineering. It can also be used by working professionals of the textile industry. This book covers the topics of sustainable chemicals, wet processing and coloration. It also covers the concepts of sustainable chemistry and wet processes. It discusses the impact of bio-based dyeing on the environment. It also discusses enzymes and biocatalysts for the cleaning of textiles. This book has included many illustrations. It also has many real-life case-studies.

7. “Recovering Resources from Solid Waste Using Wet Processing” by U S Environmental Protection Agency

“Recovering Resources from Solid Waste Using Wet Processing” Book Review: This book is written for the postgraduate students of metallurgical engineering. It can also be used by working professionals of the metallurgical industry. This book discusses the role of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in protecting human health. It also discusses the policy making and law making process of EPA. It reviews the documentation of new legislation and the publication of new policies. It covers the topic of the effect of sulphur oxides on environmental health. This book has included many illustrations. It also has many real-life case-studies.

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