History of Garment Manufacturing
Learn about the history of garment manufacturing.
Learn about thread, closures, zippers, buttons, findings, trim, and shaping materials.
Learn about seams and stitches, t-shirt construction, jean construction, and dress-shirt construction.
Garment Markers, Spreading, & Cutting
Learn about pattern engineering, marker making, and cutting methods.
Learn about fabric quality and systems and inspection.
History of Sock Manufacturing
Learn about the history of sock manufacturing.
Sock Knitting Basics
Learn about sock knitting basics, including machine components, the knitting cylinder, the knitting needle cycle, and machine types.
Learn about sock components, including welt formation, heel pocket formation, cushioning, reinforcement, patterning, and yarn for socks.
Sock Stitch Formations
Learn about stitch counts and types of stitches.
Sock Dyeing & Finishing
Learn about rotary drum machines, paddle machines, extraction, continuous scour and bleach, dyeing, finishing, and boarding.
Sock Inspection & Packaging
Learn about inspection and packaging.
Learn about fit, stretch, abrasion resistance, pilling, strength, crocking, lightfastness, and colorfastness.