TITLE

Master Dry Cleaners notebook now in 4th edition

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Fabricare Canada;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that the book "Master Dry Cleaners Notebook," is available in the market with a new edition. This 145-page illustrated book includes chapters on fibres, fabrics, dyes, trims, dry cleaning, spotting, wet cleaning, bleaching and finishing. It was originally written as a textbook for a university course taught by its author, Everett Childers, but has received international acclaim in the years since it was introduced to the industry in general.
ACCESSION #
19121550

 

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