Fabulous Fit Speed Fitting and Alteration

ISBN-10: 1563673215
ISBN-13: 9781563673214
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 8/22/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Elizabeth L. Liechty and Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert are both Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University, USA. Judith A. Rasband is based at Conselle Institute of Image Management, USA.

Fabulous Fit: A Key to Looking Terrific
Fit Is a State of Mind and Body
Negative or Positive Attention?
Fabulous Fit Through Knowledge and Experience
The Art of a Fabulous Fit
Design Elements
Principles of Design
Design Details
Garment Types
Cluster Your Clothes
Figure Types: A Key for Comparison
Steps to a Fabulous Fit
Height
Bone Size
Weight
Proportional Body Areas
Contour and Weight Distribution or Figure Type
Characteristics of General Figure Types
Ideal Figure Type
Triangular Figure Type
Inverted Triangular Figure Type
Rectangular Figure Type
Hourglass Figure Type
Diamond Figure Type
Tubular Figure Type
Oval or Rounded Figure Type
Posture
Strategies to Fit Your Figure
Undergarments
Shoes
Size Differences Among Stores, Brands, and Designers
Quick-Fit Style Selection
Ease
Reinforcing and Countering
Clothing Style Selection for Figure Type
Triangular Figure Type
Inverted Triangular Figure Type
Rectangular Figure Type
Hourglass Figure Type
Diamond Figure Type
Tubular Figure Type
Oval or Rounded Figure Type
Rack Appeal
Quality
In the Dressing Room
Clothing Care
Clothes Hangers
Strategies to Improve Fit
Speed-Fitting Guides
Standard Guidelines for a Fabulous Fit
Analyze the Wrinkles
Adapt to Fit
Alter to Fit
When Not to Alter
When to Alter
In-Store Alterations
Alterations at Home
Custom Cut to Fit
Alter to Update
Checklist for a Fabulous Fit in Specific Garment Types
Speed Methods for Fitting and Altering the Pattern
Standards in Alteration
General Concept
Step-by-Step Pattern Alteration by the Seam Method
Bodices
Measuring for the Bodice
Preparation of the Upper Torso
Lengths on the Bodice
Widths and Circumferences on the Bodice
Notes on Comparing the Bodice Pattern with the Body
Length Measurements on the Bodice
Width Measurements on the Bodice
Bodice Lengths
Longer Lower Rib Cage (Midriff)/Low Waist
Longer Upper Rib Cage/Low Waist
Longer Arm Joint/Low Waist
Shorter Lower Rib Cage (Midriff)/High Waist
Shorter Upper Rib Cage/High Waist
Shorter Arm Joint/High Waist
Square Shoulders
Sloped Shoulders
Forward Shoulder Joint
Posterior Shoulder Joint
High Neck Base at Side
Low Neck Base at Side
Forward Head
Dowager Curve
Rounded Upper Back
Erect Upper Back
Rounded Chest
Shallow Chest
Bodice Widths and Circumferences
Wider/Broad Shoulders
Narrower Shoulders
Larger Neck
Smaller Neck
Wider/Broad Chest, Upper Back
Narrower Chest, Upper Back
Larger Bust
Prominent Bust
Smaller Bust
Larger/Wider Waist
Smaller/Narrower Waist
Sleeves
Measuring for the Sleeves
Preparation of the Arms
Lengths on Sleeves
Widths and Circumferences on Sleeves
Notes on Comparing the Sleeve Pattern with the Body
Length Measurements on Sleeves
Width Measurements on Sleeves
Observations
Sleeve Lengths
Longer Arms
Shorter Arms
Sleeve Widths and Circumferences
Larger Upper Arms
Larger Arms
Smaller Arms
Inward Rotation of the Elbow/Pronated Elbows
Outward Rotation of the Elbow
Skirts & Pants
Measuring for the Skirt and Pants
Preparation of the Lower Torso
Lengths on Skirts and Pants
Widths and Circumferences on Skirts and Pants
Notes on Comparing the Skirt and Pant Pattern with the Body
Length Measurements on Skirts and Pants
Width Measurements on Skirts and Pants
Observations
Skirt and Pant Lengths
Longer Legs
Shorter Legs
Longer Lower Torso/Low Crotch
Shorter Lower Torso/High Crotch
Inward Rotation of the Knees/Knock-Knees
Outward Rotation of the Knees/Bowed Legs
Skirt and Pant Widths and Circumferences
High Hip Curve/Square
Low Hip Curve/Sloped
Larger/Wider Hips
Smaller/Narrower Hips
Larger/Prominent Abdomen
Smaller/Flat Abdomen
High Abdominal Contour
Low Abdominal Contour
Larger/Prominent Buttocks
Smaller/Flat Buttocks
High Buttocks Contour
Low Buttocks Contour
Sway Front
Sway Back
Large Thighs at Side
Large Thighs at Front
Large Thighs at Inside
Shallow Thighs at Inside
Larger Legs
Smaller/Thin Legs
Additional Figure Variations
Index

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