Approach to Specification Writing - Book
This book demonstrates the use of computer–aided design to create clearly
detailed technical information for factories through the stages of design,
development and manufacture, using graphic illustration wherever
possible. It works hand in hand with the Spec Book, Our Fashion Business Center CD and Digital Fashion Pro. Note: This book is not a substitute for any of these products. They all are recommended.
The specification is a critical document to be shared by all
involved in the buying, selling, design and manufacture of the product. A style
can be amended many times before the start of production, and specifications
created by CAD can be quickly amended in minutes and circulated to everyone
The book takes the reader through a variety of specifications
step by step and explains the reasoning behind creating each page; a complete
detailed specification may have up to 20 pages depending on the style and
construction detail. This book is a practical, hands-on approach to the subject
written with many years experience in the industry. The message is that good
graphics is an international language, which helps to avoid misunderstandings;
details that are in text can be lost in translation.
A recent quote from
a source in China states that the most common issue between buyers and suppliers
is the lack of communication and unclear specifications for products that leads
to mistakes and that Quality Control is your most effective tool to getting the
correct product when your specifications/expectations are clear.
book is a definitive approach to specification writing for the clothing and
related industries, demonstrating the advantages of using CAD.
will help those working in the industry and students starting textile courses to
view specifications as an integral part of product development, quality
assurance and manufacturing.