Redmore, Nicola (2012) Woven Apparel Fabrics. In: Woven Textiles: Principles, developments and applications. Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge, pp. 345-365. ISBN 9781845699307

This chapter considers the different woven manufacturing
processes used in the production of apparel fabrics. It details the mainapparel fabric types and looks at the key performance requirements of those fabrics, in relation to both the weave structure and the fibre type. The chapter then goes on to briefly describe important considerations in the design process and the various end uses for woven fabric. Application examples detailed towards the end of the chapter include fabrics that are timeless classics and fabrics that are established fashion favourites.
Key words: apparel, design, applications, performance, fabric aesthetics.

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