# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Fashion Marketing Task 1259545032

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify basic fabric-construction techniques.

Definition

Identification should include definitions of weaving, felting, bonding, knitting, and other construction techniques, as well as classification of given fabrics based on their construction method.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Which fabric type is stronger—knits or weaves? Why?
  • How do basic weaves differ in construction?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of warp and weft knits?
  • Why is knowledge of fabric construction important in fashion merchandising?
  • How do fibers become fabrics?
  • How does the global marketplace respond to handmade vs. machine-made fabrics?

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Marketing

Acquire a foundational knowledge of product/service management to understand its nature and scope.

 

Acquire product knowledge to communicate product benefits and to ensure appropriateness of product for the customer.