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Fashion Research Portal: Construction and Materials

Books on Fashion Construction and Materials

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Sewing, machine sewing, tailoring -- pattern design, dressmaking - pattern design

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Online Resource: Examine Garments from SCAD Collections

Detail of Lady's Silk Bodice, c.1890-1899. Image via Digital Image Database, Collection of SCAD Museum of Art

To access digital images of garments held in the SCAD Museum of Art's costume collection:

  1. Start with the Digital Image Database link, above
  2. Select Fashion & Textile from the category list
  3. Type Savannah College into the repository field 
  4. Click the Search button

Click on any image to see additional details. Right-click on any image to download it.

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Online Resource: Examine Garments from Museums Worldwide

Detail of Day Vest, 1937-1938 by Elsa Schiaparelli. Image via ARTstor © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fabric Swatch Books

These and other swatch books are available for in-library use.