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Apparel Manufacturing Series

"Recommended. From women's and girl's clothes to men's and boy's clothes, apparel manufacturing is a multi-billion dollar business. Everyone who shops for clothing recognizes the names of all the famous designers and distributors. This series is useful for showing viewers the processes involved in mass-producing all these clothes; something that employs millions worldwide." -National Media Review
Textile manufacturing is a major industry, which involve many spinning and fabric forming processes through the use of various machines; also hand techniques continue to remain a popular method of creating clothing products. Based on a textbook developed by Ruth Glock, Grace Kunz and Elsie Williams, this classic series goes behind-the-scenes to show the work that goes into mass-producing fashionable clothing. Produced by Iowa State University. Series: 4 programs (20 to 30 minutes).

List of Titles


1. Apparel Manufacturing: An Overview

1. Apparel Manufacturing: An Overview

Apparel manufacturing is a challenging business. Because many countries outside the United States have cheaper labor costs, manufacturers in the U.S. must be extremely labor efficient in order to compete effectively. As in every business, although technologies change there are basic structural and organizational steps Click for more


2. Eagleknit Makes Basics Right

2. Eagleknit Makes Basics Right

The Wisconsin-based Eagleknit Knitting Mills was a leading manufacturer of children's wear for most of the 20th century. Today, the restructured company is known as Eagle Knitting Mills Inc. This classic program takes us on location to the Milwaukee location and describes the manufacturing of knitwear for children Click for more


3. The Eiseman Tradition

3. The Eiseman Tradition

Florence and Laurence Eiseman started the children's design and clothing manufacturing company, Eiseman, in 1945. Since that time Eiseman has been dressing generations of American children. The Milwaukee-based company is now known as Eiseman Co. LLC, and in 2002 the company established The Best Dressed Child, which Click for more


4. J.H. Collectibles

4. J.H. Collectibles

J.H. Collectibles was founded In Milwaukee in 1945. Like many companies in the U.S. apparel industry in the late 20th century, the company struggled during difficult retail years and the line was first taken over by Liz Clairborne; then was taken over by Li & Fung USA, a member of Li & Fung Limited, which is headquartered Click for more


Apparel Manufacturing Series (4-Disc Set)

Apparel Manufacturing Series (4-Disc Set)

A 4-Disc Set of 1. Apparel Manufacturing: An Overview; 2. Eagleknit Makes Basics Right; 3. Eiseman Tradition and 4. J. H. Collectibles Story is available.
1. Apparel Manufacturing: An Overview
Apparel manufacturing is a challenging business. Because many countries outside the United States Click for more





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