The important role of fabric drape in determining garment handle, comfort and aesthetics is discussed in this chapter. Special attention is given to developments in the objective measurement and categorisation of drape, and to the prediction of fabric drape from fibre, yarn and fabric parameters and properties, using multiple regression analysis, modelling and various other approaches.
|Title of host publication||Engineering Apparel Fabrics and Garments|
|Number of pages||29|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2009|
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