Keeney, Pauline

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Relation of fiber resilience to the consumer selection of carpeting 1969 4475 The major purpose of this study was to investigate compressional resilience as a factor contributing to the selection of carpeting. The factor of specific interest was the ability of consumers to recognize resilience of carpeting and to detect differ...
Consumer decision-making behavior in purchasing textiles for the home 1970 2577 The major purpose of this study was to investigate consumer decision-making behavior in the purchase of textiles for the home. Specifically, the study was planned to investigate the effect that social class has upon the consumer's use of external sea...
The relation of yarn characteristics of selected cotton sheeting to wrinkle recovery 1967 78 The major objective of this thesis was to determine the relation between yarn characteristics and the wrinkle recovery of selected sheeting made from cotton fibers with varying properties of length and strength. Yarn characteristics were determined b...
Comparison of subjective evaluation and objective laboratory measurement of the property of hand in textile fabrics 1973 176 This research was undertaken to determine the importance of the aesthetic property of hand to consumers and to relate the subjective evaluation of fabric hand to objective laboratory measurement of the same property. Data for this study were obtained...
Restoration shrinkage laboratory test method 1976 101 It is generally accepted that the lack of dimensional stability in knit structures is a problem to manufacturers, retailers, and consumers. Extensive use of knit structures in a greater variety of garments has increased the need for knowledge and und...
Consumer preferences and perceptions of terry towels as related to selected demographic factors 1975 135 This study investigated consumer perception and preference for selected terry towels under conditions of a simulated choice-making situation. A secondary consideration was the study of the relationships between consumer perception and preference for ...
The development and application of an instrument to indicate the fire resistance characteristics of fabrics in air currents of varying velocities 1972 149 The most critical issue in the textile industry at the present time is the flammability of textile fabrics. Since man's discovery and utilization of fire, combustible materials have been a great concern, especially when the materials occur in a fine ...
Fit of clothing related to body image, body build, and selected clothing attitudes 1974 134 The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between the closeness or looseness of the fit of clothing and body image, body build, and selected clothing attitudes. Data were used from 140 females between 19 and 23 years of age enrolled ...
A study of consumer research in clothing and textiles 1956 19 It has been recognized from Adam Smith to Keynes that, "Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to only insofar as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer."1 This...
A study of teaching effectiveness of a cotton fabric selection unit with ninth grade homemaking students 1952 18 One of the requirements of the first year homemaking course planned by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is a unit based on the construction of a cotton dress. The requirements of the unit as given in the Guide to the Teaching of Ho...
A study of the effect of resin finishes for crease resistance upon the serviceability of certain cotton fabrics 1952 19 One of the greatest advances in the cotton textile industry of recent years has been the development of a process for obtaining crease resistant fabrics by resin applications. This is a relatively new process that is being received by the consumer an...
A study of the serviceability of selected dress fabrics utilizing the newer synthetic fiber blends 1954 13 Within the past few years a number of new synthetic fibers have been developed and are rapidly finding their way into use for clothing fabrics. Fiber names such as nylon, Orion, Dacron, Dynel, Acrilan, Vicara and Vinyon are new words to the consumer....
A comparison of the qualities of dacron and cotton blends used in shirtings with all-cotton fabrics of similar construction 1955 28 One of the trends apparent in fabric manufacturing today is toward the blending of natural and synthetic fibers. Research is being done to produce blended yarns and fabrics which will display to the utmost advantage the favorable characteristics of e...
Opinions of home economics graduates concerning the use and value of clothing and textile instruction at the Woman's College 1954 16 Leaders in the field of home economics have recognized the value of studying and evaluating the learning experiences offered in home economics at college and secondary levels to ascertain whether the curriculum is meeting the needs of students. Attem...
A comparison of the soiling behavior of dacron-and-cotton fabrics with those of similarly constructed all-cotton fabrics 1958 49 The trend toward increased consumption of Dacron fibers has been influenced by the interest in the use of Dacron and cotton blends for apparel. The well known qualities of cotton blend with those of Dacron to form fabrics with consumer appeal in a va...
The effects of selected soaps upon the removal of soil from dacron-and-cotton and similar all-cotton fabrics 1958 23 One of the best selling fabrics on the market today is the dynamic blend of 65 per cent Dacron1 35 per cent cotton. A great variety in styling is now available and is making the influence of the fabric widespread. It is being used in men's dress and ...
The relation of fiber elongation to selected serviceability features of experimental cotton sheeting 1960 12 For many years man has known that some cottons are better than others; that some fibers are longer, finer, stronger and more elastic than others. Just what effect this has on a finished product is not always easy to determine. The stage has been reac...
The use of sewing skills by the teachers of home economics in the colleges of North Carolina and Florida 1959 22 In the economy of the United States today the role of home sewing is an important concern. The interest in this field has increased over the last several years. According to economic and social reports related to the trend of the times, this present ...
Staining characteristics of selected synthetic fabrics for "minimum care" garments 1961 18 Wash and Wear is defined as: "A term used to describe garments—also fabrics from which they are made—that will satisfactorily retain their original neat appearance after repeated wear and laundering with occasional or no ironing." In 1957, in well ov...
Serviceability features of sheets made from selected cottons of low and high fiber elongation 1961 17 Throughout history cotton has proved a trustworthy servant of mankind. It has long been recognized as the most versatile and useful of all fibers. As long as cotton maintains this position of dominance, its fiber properties and their relations to the...
The physical properties of selected curtain fabrics made from synthetic fibers 1960 10 Within the past ten years man-made fibers have been used extensively in the production of fabrics for home furnishings. Research has produced fibers with properties that excel those of natural fibers. Such properties as increased tensile strength, di...
The effect of a fabric softener on the surface appearance of wash-wear cotton fabrics 1962 43 Since the introduction of wash and wear fabrics many questions have been asked by consumers about their performance. Varied opinions have been expressed as to the success of resin-treated cotton fabrics particularly of those sold as wash and wear goo...
Effect of selected fabric softeners on the surface appearance and physical properties of cotton wash-wear fabrics 1962 45 With the advent of synthetic fibers there was a decrease in the consumption of cotton fabrics. Cotton manufacturers, perceiving a decline in the use of cotton, attempted to find new ways to produce fabrics with as desirable crease and wrinkle resista...
Consumer problems related to color changes in textile products 1964 23 This study was designed to review the types and prevalence of problems of color change in textile products as they occurred in consumer use. Selected drycleaners and retailers were asked to report their observations of consumer complaints of color ch...
The effect of perspiration, antiperspirants and atmospheric fumes on the colorfastness of selected fabrics 1964 61 The fading of dyes through chemical reactions with acid substances has been a problem of economic importance to consumers, retailers, drycleaners and textile manufacturers for a number of years. Precautionary measures have been taken by using acid re...
The use of the accelerotor in developing an accelerated abrasion test to predict fabric serviceability 1964 24 This study was undertaken as a project related to the Southern Regional Research Project, SM-18. The purpose of this regional project was to obtain a means of selecting cottons for specific end-uses by studying the relationship of fiber properties. T...
The serviceability of cotton sheetings as indicated by measurements of abrasion resistance 1965 35 The objectives of the study were to determine the effect of the fiber properties, staple length, and strength, on abrasion resistance; and to compare three methods of measuring abrasion resistance as an indication of their value in predicting wearing...
The effect of wear upon selected performance factors of cotton sheeting 1965 20 This study was planned to determine the effects of use upon the performance of sheetings manufactured from cottons with specific properties of length and strength. One group of sheets was laundered only while a similar group was used and laundered. S...
The relation of yarn structure of selected cotton fabrics to abrasion resistance 1966 65 The objectives of the study were to determine after use and laundering the yarn characteristics of yarn number and diameter and to determine die effect of changes in these characteristics on abrasion resistance. Yarn number measurements were made usi...
The effect of selected cleansing treatments on garments with durable press finishes 1966 34 The objectives of this study were to examine the effect of home laundering, commercial laundering and dry cleaning on the maintenance characteristics of durable press finished garments and to determine whether these cleansing treatments or methods of...
The effectiveness of stain removal from durable press treated fabrics using three cleaning methods 1967 52 Durable press treated fabrics are the textile manufacturer's current answer to the consumer's demand for garments which retain their original appearance and require minimum care. Despite the advantages attributed to this finishing process, certain un...
The performance of selected cotton sheetings as indicated by three methods of abrasion resistance 1968 24 The objectives of the study were to determine the influence of the cotton fiber properties, staple length and strength, on abrasion resistance; to determine the effect that laundering only and use and laundering had on abrasion resistance of sheeting...
The effects of a selected durable press finish upon cotton sheetings of selected fiber characteristics 1968 46 The major purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a durable press finish upon strength and wrinkle recovery characteristics of selected cotton sheetings following a series of launderings. The objectives were (1) to compare the breakin...
Compressional resilience of selected carpeting 1969 29 The objectives of the study were to determine whether differences exist in the compressional resilience of plush out carpeting of wool, acrylic and nylon fibers of high and low pile heights under Immediate and extended recovery periods. Samples to be...
Appearance and resilience characteristics of selected carpeting following serviceability testing 1970 32 The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences in compressional resilience and the changes in appearance of selected carpeting following a serviceability test. Two types of investigation were used to collect the necessary data: (l) a la...
Effect of laundering by professional services on selected flame- retardant finished fabrics 1971 25 Flame-retardant finished fabrics are needed for increased protection from burns associated with flammable cotton fabrics. To be satisfactory for consumer use, flame-retardant finished fabrics must have durability to laundering by professional commerc...
The whiteness retention of selected flame retardant finished fabrics laundered with phosphate and non-phosphate detergents 1974 20 Flame retardant finished fabrics available to the consumer, because of increased legislation for his protection, must retain the characteristics deemed desirable to the consumer. One characteristic is that of the maintenance of the original color. Th...
Fire resistance characteristics of selected multilayer fabric assemblies in varying air conditions 1974 40 The major purpose of this study was to investigate the burning characteristics of multiple layer fabric assemblies burned in varying air conditions. The fire resistance characteristics of three layer fabric assemblies, with and without air space betw...
Surface distortion of polyester double knit fabrics using a rotary abrasion device 1975 20 Surface distortion of knit fabrics has received considerable attention from research personnel due to consumer complaints concerning excessive snagging and picking problems associated with the fabric. One reason for this problem of distortion of the ...
The effect of air velocity on the burning characteristics of selected drapery fabrics 1975 106 The major purpose of this study was to investigate the burning characteristics of multiple layer fabric assemblies in varying air conditions. The burning characteristics of two layer fabric assemblies, with an air space between layers, was tested in ...