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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

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New Approaches to Apparel Making in the 21st Century

Edited by Elizabeth Bye, College of Design at the University of Minnesota, U.S.A.

This special article collection focus on advancing knowledge on how apparel is made and will be made including new technologies, advances in sizing and fit, and virtual prototyping. This includes digital product development and manufacturing that uses integrated, computer-based systems to create product and manufacturing processes simultaneously and may use simulation, 3D visualization, analytics, and collaboration tools. This special article collection will be a useful tool for manufacturers, designers, product developers, and researchers who want to be leading change that addresses respect for our human and environmental resources.

New articles will be added here as they are published:

  1. Humans wear products and use tools that interface with their hands to provide abrasion resistance, impact protection, grip, thermal comfort, and detailed maneuvers. The skills needed to design new and innovati...

    Authors: Susan L. Sokolowski
    Citation: Fashion and Textiles 2020 7:15

    The Correction to this article has been published in Fashion and Textiles 2020 7:26

Associated Society


Fashion and Textiles is affiliated with The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles


Fashion and Textiles is supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Government of the Republic of Korea (Ministry of Education).

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.4 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.0 - 5-year Impact Factor
    3.7 - CiteScore
    1.407 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.545 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    29 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    192 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
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