Search and find a Womens Wear Daily article about a Textiles topic we have discussed in class.
From fabrics, natural, regenerated, and synthetic fibers, to yarns, dyes and prints, you should find an article that expands your understanding of a topic or demonstrates a concept discussed in class.
Go through IU libraries to search Womens Wear Daily
http://search.proquest.com.proxyiub.uits.iu.edu/wwd/index?accountid=11620 (Links to an external site.)
Use relevant class search terms to find a current (last two years) article about a class topic. Report your search terms.
Choose and cite your article using a CORRECT APA citation.
Summarize your article in one paragraph.
Discuss how this article provides new information or reinforces a key textile concept in a second paragraph.
Submit in Canvas. If you do a second article, submit it under “F203 WWD Extra Credit 2”
Examples of key (applied) concepts:
Specific performance characteristics of woven or knit fabrics (and why)
Trade name variations of particular synthetics made to address end usesj
Variations in costs due to production variables (what changed)
New applications of resist or printed dying methods (how has it evolved?)
Not key (applied) concepts:
Wool has scales, so it felts
Cotton prices are up
Designer (x) used georgette in a product line
Polyester demand is growing
Denim is a twill weave