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Cross Culture Education: Sustainability And Slow Fashion, Lynn M. Boorady, Nicholas Hall 2018 SUNY-Buffalo State

Cross Culture Education: Sustainability And Slow Fashion, Lynn M. Boorady, Nicholas Hall

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

This paper describes a four-week project that partners university students with Somali refugees in our local community. The aim of the project was to develop a socio-cultural skills exchange between students and refugees with the objectives of [1] experiential transfer of handcrafting skills and fashion business expertise, [2] encouraging slow fashion production methods and sustainable fashion techniques and [3] embed these concepts within a small scale commercial enterprise framework. Students worked with refugees to develop a small scale commercial fashion business which would help support the local refugees. The project's focus on the benefits of slow fashion oriented modes ...


A Study On The Comparison Between Two Approached On Fashion Trend Analysis, hyosun an, minjung park 2018 Ewha Womans University

A Study On The Comparison Between Two Approached On Fashion Trend Analysis, Hyosun An, Minjung Park

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The fashion industry in the 4th industrial revolution era is shifting to a paradigm that predicts and responds to consumer demands. Big data technologies are especially receiving an increasing amount of attention in the field of fashion design. Massive user data accumulation allows designers to make more accurate predictions for the latest seasonal fashion trends. A recent study on fashion trend analysis through IT technology was published in 2015 (Lin et al., 2015). However, since the study was accomplished in the field of computer information, the results of data analysis are derived in a biased way. The purpose of ...


“Slip Into Your Nicest Lightweight Summer Sleuthing Outfit And Find That Poodlenapper”: Queering 1950s Style In Mabel Maney’S Lesbian Mystery Novels, Starring Cherry Aimless, Nancy Clue, And The Hardly Boys., Gwendolyn Michel 2018 Iowa State University

“Slip Into Your Nicest Lightweight Summer Sleuthing Outfit And Find That Poodlenapper”: Queering 1950s Style In Mabel Maney’S Lesbian Mystery Novels, Starring Cherry Aimless, Nancy Clue, And The Hardly Boys., Gwendolyn Michel

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

An analysis of Mabel Maney’s 1990s trio of campy, lesbian mystery novels parodying the heroes and heroines of three mid-twentieth century youth fiction series: Nancy Drew, Nurse Cherry Ames, and the Hardy Boys. Transformed into lesbian and gay characters Nancy Clue, Nurse Cherry Aimless, and the Hardly Boys, these young adult characters are impeccably-dressed LGBTQ+ heroes who solved mysteries and fought crime with all the skill, plucky know-how, and youthful enthusiasm of the characters they parodied. With fresh handkerchiefs always at the ready, and well-stocked handbags and rucksacks, Nancy Clue, Cherry Aimless, and the Hardly Boys solved mysteries and ...


An Examination Of Male Consumers’ Attitude Toward Using Fit Mass-Customizationand Intention Of Buying Fit Mass-Customized Apparel, Jung-ha Yang, Jessie Chen-Yu 2018 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

An Examination Of Male Consumers’ Attitude Toward Using Fit Mass-Customizationand Intention Of Buying Fit Mass-Customized Apparel, Jung-Ha Yang, Jessie Chen-Yu

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The purposes of the current study are (a) to develop a framework to examine the factors that influence consumer attitude toward using fit MC and intention of buying fit masscustomized apparel, and (b) to identify the characteristics of male consumers who have a greater intention of buying fit mass-customized apparel. Based on the purposes of the study, a conceptual model was developed through the integration of the Theory of Planned Behavior (Ajzen, 1991), Technology Acceptance Model (Davis, 1989), and previous propositions and study findings, and was used as the framework of the research.


She Has Good Jeans: A History Of Denim As Womenswear, Marisa S. Bach 2018 Bard College

She Has Good Jeans: A History Of Denim As Womenswear, Marisa S. Bach

Senior Projects Spring 2018

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Arts of Bard College.


Teaching The Next Generation Of Technical Designers About Cotton Performance Technologies Through A Problem-Based Learning Project, Kristen D. Morris 2018 University of Missouri

Teaching The Next Generation Of Technical Designers About Cotton Performance Technologies Through A Problem-Based Learning Project, Kristen D. Morris

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The purpose of this project was to increase students' awareness of advancements by Cotton, Inc. to enhance the functional properties of cotton. In teams of two, students in a technical design course worked on a semester-long project that involved developing an innovative performance apparel ensemble for an underserved market using technologically enhanced cotton fabrics. Students created technical packages for each garment and submitted a comprehensive report documenting the entire design process and outcomes. Fabric and support was provided by Cotton, Inc.. The class was framed by a Problem-Based Learning (PBL) approach in which the students learned about cotton through the ...


A Low-Cost 3d Design Process: Exploring Alternatives To Capture, Process, And Design Using 3d Data, Kristen D. Morris, Lida Aflatoony, Abby Romine 2018 University of Missouri

A Low-Cost 3d Design Process: Exploring Alternatives To Capture, Process, And Design Using 3d Data, Kristen D. Morris, Lida Aflatoony, Abby Romine

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The purpose of this exploratory project was to establish a cost-effective method to capture 3D body scan data and process the data into 3D avatars that can be used for Computer Aided Design (CAD) and develop custom half-scale dress forms. Traditionally, the technology and software required to complete this process can be very cost prohibitive, often ranging from $25,000 to over $100,000. New tools which are easily accessible at low costs are now available which can be used to capture, process, and design in 3D. Structure sensor was explored to obtain 3D data. Autodesk Meshmixer was used to ...


Waffle Structure Display Mannequins Produced Using Rhino Software, Kimberly A. Phoenix, Kelsie N. Doty, Susan P. Ashdown 2018 Cornell University, USA

Waffle Structure Display Mannequins Produced Using Rhino Software, Kimberly A. Phoenix, Kelsie N. Doty, Susan P. Ashdown

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Creating unique dress forms for display can be an exciting way to exhibit design work effectively, innovatively, and in a way that supports the conceptual basis for the designs. New technologies provide methods to create custom-made forms with moderate investments in time and materials. The propose of this project was to fulfill specific creative design needs for a solo exhibition, the designer wanted mannequins that (1) were a replication of a specific body, (2) could be suspended from the ceiling and (3) utilized only biodegradable materials. Using a 3D scan and Rhino we created a unique display form for an ...


Alternative Pattern-Making 3d Design Software, Lida Aflatoony, Abby Christina Romine 2018 University of Missouri/Columbia

Alternative Pattern-Making 3d Design Software, Lida Aflatoony, Abby Christina Romine

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The purpose of this project was to explore alternative design software that allows 3D designs to easily convert into 2D patterns for apparel production. The 3D design software programs explored for this project include CAD software Rhinoceros (Rhino) and 3D Studio Max (3DsMax). In comparison to software such as Optitex, Modaris 3D Lectra, and other pattern-making software, these alternatives may be more accessible to design students, present a user-friendly interface, allow a more abstract approach in design creativity, and provide the interdisciplinary value beneficial for projects that may evolve into 3D printing. Although learning the professional pattern-making software is essential ...


Fashion Design And Material Analysis: Issey Miyake's 132 5 Collection, Krissi Riewe 2018 Iowa State University

Fashion Design And Material Analysis: Issey Miyake's 132 5 Collection, Krissi Riewe

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

A case-study on Issey Miyake's 132 5 collection is used to unpack the relationship between clothing and fashion design within the fashion system. Within this conceptual framework, Miyake's making philosophy arguably positions his work as clothes, not fashion. Instead, Miyake's work offers a critical response to the fashion system by focusing on the connection between designer and wearer through the material object of clothing, thereby calling into question our understandings of the relationship between fashion and clothing.


Revive And Renew, Chanmi Hwang, Jessie Roselyn 2018 Iowa State University

Revive And Renew, Chanmi Hwang, Jessie Roselyn

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The purpose of this collaborative design, Revive and Renew, is to promote the value and raise awareness of the traditional textile techniques (i.e. knitting, crocheting, felting, hand embroidering) using a variety of upcycled animal fibers. Especially, using yarns to make fabric from interlocking loops, knitting and crocheting emphasize cradle to cradle approaches within a sustainable apparel design framework.


The Power Suit: Sustainable And Stylish, An Empowering Eco-Pioneer, Anupama Pasricha 2018 St. Catherine University

The Power Suit: Sustainable And Stylish, An Empowering Eco-Pioneer, Anupama Pasricha

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The Power Suit is an eco-pioneer and a visual representation of empowerment and style. Made for diverse women who value individuality, the environment, and well-being, this suit is made from light blue Global Organic Standard (GOTS) certified 100% organic cotton chambray and underlined by white GOTS certified 100% organic cotton cambric. The underlining is used to support the fabric and to avoid the use of fusible interfacing, except for the facing and upper collar. The suit is lined with charmeuse made from 70% hemp and 30% silk. The key design elements--detachable ikat epaulets, hand-embroidered saddle stitch detail on welts, exposed ...


Hybrid Comfort: 3d Printing Interwoven, Tianyu Cui, Lushan Sun 2018 Auburn University

Hybrid Comfort: 3d Printing Interwoven, Tianyu Cui, Lushan Sun

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Under the concept of Maker Movement, apparel researchers and designers are exploring the potentials of three-dimensional printing (3DP) and seeking ways to take the advantages of 3DP and apply it to wearable products.

This design case study aimed to integrate 3DP textiles in a beach vest to allow new properties and functions to emerge with aesthetics, and explore the properties of 3D textiles by manipulating the structure of TPU materials using the FDM 3DP method.

The hybrid 3DP textile was developed by mimicking and integrating the structures of traditional woven and knitted fabrics, tried to take advantages of both fabrics ...


Phalaenopsis Amabilis 1, Ja Young Hwang Ph.D. 2018 Kent State University

Phalaenopsis Amabilis 1, Ja Young Hwang Ph.D.

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The purpose of this project was to customize a design and create a contemporary evening dress for a client, a school donor, who was attending two University events: a university founder's ball event, and a botanical garden orchid show entitled Fashion meets Botanical Garden. Furthermore, the aim of this project was to show and educate customers with respect to how unique customized design can be performed with the help of technology and to showcase how such new technologies can open up a continuously-expanding array of creative possibilities and spawn a complex new set of solutions for designers.


Glass Garden: Chihuly Blown Glass Translated As Wearable Art, Charity Armstead 2018 Iowa State University

Glass Garden: Chihuly Blown Glass Translated As Wearable Art, Charity Armstead

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Dale Chihuly’s sculptures rely on overlapping transparent glass shapes in a wide variety of colors, and the effect of light in the sculptures is a crucial component of the design. The purpose of this dress is to translate a Chihuly glass sculpture into a unified composition using the principle of the circular shapes of Chihuly’s sculptures and capturing the colors and transparency of the original art, incorporating 1950s historic inspiration reminiscent of the shapes present in the glass. This work explores the visual similarity between Chihuly’s bowl-shaped sculptures and the full skirts of 1950s dresses. Iridescent silk ...


Nature's Dna, Ling Zhang, Li Jiang 2018 Central Michigan University

Nature's Dna, Ling Zhang, Li Jiang

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Abstract

The goal of this design was to utilize apparel design as a communication tool to represent the relationship between fashion, the human body, and natural scenery. The question we asked was how we can aesthetically appreciate the natural environment and how can we express the conceptual and material values of the relationship between fashion and natural scenery through the application of digital textile printing, digital pattern making, and textile designs. The designers explored methods for creating textile prints based on photographs of the Upper Antelope Valley from the first author’s own photo collection and utilized the structures of ...


The Fractal Geometry Of Life, Ling Zhang, Su Kyoung An 2018 Iowa State University

The Fractal Geometry Of Life, Ling Zhang, Su Kyoung An

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The goal of this design project was to bridge the intentions of mathematical theory and wearable art design by experimenting with the mergence of fractal art theory and the aesthetic of the artwork of Piet Mondrian to create an interesting, complex, and aesthetically pleasing visual form of wearable art. The garment patterns were created using Lectra Modaris and exported into DXF format for motif arrangement in Adobe Illustrator. The designers utilized laser cutting technology to represent the effects of the fractal geometric art and the concept from Mondrian’s painting. The primary colors inspired by the Mondrian’s painting were ...


Let The ‘Mighty’ Rise Track And Field Performance Top, Nigel Adedayo R. Joseph 2018 Washington State University

Let The ‘Mighty’ Rise Track And Field Performance Top, Nigel Adedayo R. Joseph

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The digital design of the garment is an ode to society's fixation on the perception of underrepresented people and not on their merits. The graphic features of the digital textile embody the journey of the ˜Mighty" Harry Jerome through the social climate of the 1960's. The garment contributes to a new way of integrating social awareness by demonstrating critical thinking skills, problem-solving, and creative expression to provoke social ideologies of race, class, gender, ability, sexuality and intersectionality. The performance top gives companies and sponsors an opportunistic advantage of monetizing the athlete's social activism with the marketing and ...


Love Postoperative Ecg Shell (I), Ching I Lai, Shu-Hwa Lin, Chang-Franw Lee, Jih -Liang Juang, Chao-Ping Chuang, Fu-Ling Chang 2018 National Yunlin University of Science &Technology, Taiwan

Love Postoperative Ecg Shell (I), Ching I Lai, Shu-Hwa Lin, Chang-Franw Lee, Jih -Liang Juang, Chao-Ping Chuang, Fu-Ling Chang

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Ongoing cutting-edge multidisciplinary research in textile fibers, biomedical sensors, and wireless and mobile telecommunications integrated with telemedicine, aims at developing intelligent biomedical clothing (IBC). This ECG shell design is a functional garment offering, health benefits, improved appearance and increased comfort. The garment is more comfortable because the high adhesive factor of current commercial hydrogel used in ECG monitoring causes patients skin allergies and pruritus from wearing the hydrogel for a long time.


Love Postoperative Ecg T-Shirt (Ii), Ching I Lai, Chang-Franw Lee, Shu-Hwa Lin, Jih -Liang Juang, Chao-Ping Chuang, Fu-Ling Chang 2018 National Yunlin University of Science &Technology, Taiwan

Love Postoperative Ecg T-Shirt (Ii), Ching I Lai, Chang-Franw Lee, Shu-Hwa Lin, Jih -Liang Juang, Chao-Ping Chuang, Fu-Ling Chang

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

This ECG T-shirt is a functional garment offering, health benefits, improved appearance and increased comfort. The garment is more comfortable because the high adhesive factor of current commercial hydrogel used in ECG monitoring causes patients skin allergies and pruritus from wearing the hydrogel for a long time. Additionally, since the sensors are attached to the lining of this two-layer raglan T-shirt, the exterior is smooth and makes the user tracking device inconspicuous.


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