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  • Patternmaking for Fashion Design
    Patternmaking for Fashion Design
  • Patternmaking for Fashion Design
    Patternmaking for Fashion Design
  • Patternmaking for Fashion Design
    Patternmaking for Fashion Design


Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions,Patternmaking for Fashion Designoffers detailed yet easy-to-understand explanations of the essence of patternmaking. Hinging on a recurring theme that all designs are based on one or more of the three major patternmaking and design principles-dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring-it provides students with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Some innovative, new information in this book include: Updated with modern, cutting-edge sketches and designs. DVD included in the back of the book. Ribbing added to the knit section of Chapter 27. More materials on children's wear and swim wear. Knock offs. Fitting corrections Advanced design projects A practical introduction to patternmaking Complete coverage of the three steps of design patterns: dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring. Chapter projects An essential reference for anyone involved in fashion design.

Table of Contents

The Workroom
The Model Form and Measurements
Drafting the Basic Pattern Set
Dart Manipulation. (Principle #1)
Designing with Darts (Tuck-Darts, Pleats, Flare and Gathers)
Added Fullness (Principle #2)
Yokes, Flanges, Pin-Tucks, and Pleat Tucks
Contouring (Principle #3)
Built-up Necklines
Skirts/Circles and Cascades
Kimono, Raglan, Drop Shoulder, Exaggerated Armholes
Buttons, Buttonholes, and Facings
Plackets and Pockets
Dresses without Wasteline Seams (Based on Torso Foundation)
Strapless Foundations and Interconstruction
Patternmaking for Bias-Cut Dresses
Jackets and Coats
Capes and Hoods
Knock-Off-Copying Ready-Made Designs
Knitsndash;Stretch and Shrinkage Factors
Actionwear for Dance and Exercise
Introduction to Childrenswear
Drafting the Basic Pattern Set: Measurement Taking, Standard Measurement Charts
Collars, Sleeves, and Skirts
Dresses and Jumpers
Pants and Jumpsuits
Bodysuits, Leotards, Mailott, and Swimwear
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