Selection of Fabric Finishing for Construction of Garments
This chapter is all about understanding different types of fabric for construction of different garments. Well fitted, comfortable garments in harmonious colour to accent eyes, attractively arranged, contributes a feeling of well-being and self-confidence. An appropriate costume ensemble of this type will help to develop the well -poised, personal individual who is ready to participate in group activity or to work alone with confidence.
In dressmaking and designing, fabric selection is vital and an integral part. Different fabrics are required for different ages, purposes and occasions. Wedding dress, uniform, undergarments, casual wear, all require a different kind of fabrics and at times of combination of many.
Good fabric helps in enhancing comfort, good design and the personality of the wearer. Fabric is selected according to factors like age, climate, sex, nationality, purpose of the garment, occasion, activities of the wearer, availability of the fabric in the market, design of the garment and current fashion.