2008 年 54 巻 6 号 p. 179-190
The concept of design is not new for textile apparel products. Traditionally the designers have heavily relied on their intuition and experience. However, today′s consumer demands products with improved functionalities and quality. With the progress in science, new fibres, technology and finishing techniques traditional designing knowledge has become inadequate to fulfill the need of the consumers. A methodical approach to designing has become necessary. A systematic approach to the design of apparel fabrics and the role of fibre yarn and fabric parameters on functional attributes of the product has been discussed.