the denim manual by fashionary
The most comprehensive Denim book covering history, denim fabric, design, washing and care.
A complete collection of denim fabrics, washes, and terms.
Easy to understand, with over 700 illustrations and photos.
Covers insiders’ knowledge and tips to help you become a denim expert.
Size: 14cm (W) x 21cm (H) x 3.3cm (D)
Paper: 158 gsm Premium Paper
The Most Comprehensive Book for the Denim Industry
The Denim Manual covers every aspect of the denim industry including history, fabric, design, washes and care. It also explores the technical processes and terms that are unique to the industry, and includes many insider tips and insights. This timeless encyclopedia will immerse you in the world of denim, so you may understand and appreciate its meaning, its history, its value, and the fascinating stories behind it.
Denim Wash Library
Denim is a unique fabric. Its versatility means you can create endless possibilities with the washing process. The Wash Library illustrates and explains dry, wet, chemical and mechanical processes, so you can learn how to produce many diﬀerent styles, looks and special effects.
A True Understanding of Denim
Denim is a complex and special fabric with a rich historical and cultural heritage. In this comprehensive book, you will discover the meaning and value of denim throughout history and acquire lots of practical knowledge, expertise and terminology in a concise manner.
A Complete Collection of Denim Fabric
The Denim Manual contains one of the world’s most complete denim libraries to show you all the characteristics of the fabric and ways to identify and apply them. With the assistance of experts and industry insiders, the book will guide you through the terminology used in the denim industry.
3 x 1 twill denim vs. 2 x 1 twill denim
Sanforized vs. Unsanforized
Ring denim vs. OE denim
Natural Indigo vs. Synthetic Indigo
And much more…
Raw Denim Cover
The fabric used on the cover is a reactive-dyed denim, to prevent unnecessary fading. The white paint of the title represents the eﬀect of white printing on denim pockets. And the edge of the book is foiled with copper inspired by the metal studs used on denim garments.
ABOUT THE EDITOR:
Founded in 2008, Fashionary is the best-selling fashion sketchbook, a practical tool for professionals who are working at all levels of the fashion industry. The name originated from “Fashion + Dictionary + Diary”.