Fabric and garment drape

Lawrance Hunter, Jintu Fan, D. Chau

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingChapter in an edited book (as author)Academic researchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)


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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEngineering Apparel Fabrics and Garments
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Number of pages29
ISBN (Print)9781845691349
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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