Principles of Flat Pattern Design

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-12
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books

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This beginning-level patternmaking text features step-by-step patternmaking lessons for skirts, bodices, necklines, collars, sleeves, pants and pockets, among others. Each lesson is fully-illustrated and features a technical flat of the completed pattern. The new edition has been expanded to include instructions for drafting slopers and more information related to patternmaking's place in the apparel industry.

Author Biography

Nora M. MacDonald is a professor at West Virginia University.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction to Flat-Pattern Design Patternmaking Design Process Sloper Development Skirts Bodice Dart Manipulation Bodice Seamlines and Fullness Closures, Facings, and Bands Necklines Collars Sleeves Pleats and Tucks Torso Designs Pants and Pockets

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