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Fashion Design

Finding Ebooks

In the library catalog, you can search for books in multiple ways, including using a keyword, an author, a subject, and a title. All of these will produce different results in a library’s catalog.

After searching, click on the Modify Search button, shown below:

Then under Material Type select Ebooks and click Search.


Here are some useful keywords and subjects to try when searching: 

  • Fashion
  • Fashion design
  • Fashion drawing
  • Dressmaking
  • Pattern making
  • Draping
  • Pattern design
  • Tailoring
  • Sewing
  • Costume design
  • Cosplay

Dictionary of Fashion Terms

Need a quick reference for words like shibori and blucher? Here is a dictionary to help navigate these terms: