The Complete Book of Technical Design for Fashion and Technical Designers

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-04-24
  • Publisher: Pearson

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A complete technical design resource for fashion students and professionals.


The Complete Book of Technical Design for Technical and Fashion Designers, 1/e is a complete learning resource for fashion technical designers, pattern makers, designers, and those in production. The first of its kind in the market, the text focuses on how technical design is practiced in the international fashion industry. Author Deborah Beard presents clear instruction with corresponding easy-to-follow technical illustrations, photos, technical packets, and grade forms.


This is the stand alone version of the text. A package containing both the text and DVD can be purchased using ISBN: 0133513076.


The DVD can be purchased stand alone using ISBN: 0132792109.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Fashion and Technical Design Development

Chapter 2: Technical Design Terminology and Uses

Chapter 3: All About Stitching

Chapter 4: All About Garment Details

Chapter 5: All About Trim Details

Chapter 6: How to Measure Guide

Chapter 7: The Complete Technical Design Packet

Chapter 8: How to Fit and Correct Woven Garments

Chapter 9: How to Fit and Correct Stretch Garments

Chapter 10: The Complete Grading Guide

Chapter 11: Overseas Communication on Fit and Construction

Chapter 12: Production and Technical Design 

Chapter 13: 3D Computer Fit and Design: Newest Innovation in Technical Design

Chapter 14: Blank Technical Packet and Grade Sheets

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