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Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Knitting

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Queen For A Day, Casey Stannard Feb 2013

Queen For A Day, Casey Stannard

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The purpose of this design was to visually represent the graceful wrought iron grillwork of the balconies which line the French Quarter in New Orleans and incorporate elements of historic dress worn by Mardi Gras queens.


Pixie Flower, Lisa Parrillo-Chapman Feb 2013

Pixie Flower, Lisa Parrillo-Chapman

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The objective when designing this fully-fashioned garment, titled Pixie Flower, was to explore visual color mixing in electronic jacquard knitting. Visual color mixing was employed in this research to optimize the amount of colors that can be achieved with a four yarn color machine set up. In jacquard knitting, each additional yarn color adds time and cost to the product development process, due in part to yarn dyeing and the need for an additional yarn carrier for the knitting machine set-up.


Daffodils-Enduring Winter, Chanmi G. Hwang Jan 2013

Daffodils-Enduring Winter, Chanmi G. Hwang

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The creative design process for Daffodils- Enduring Winter involved merging a concept of sustainability with an exploration of new textile design techniques.