Patternmaking for Fashion Design

ISBN-10: 0131112112

ISBN-13: 9780131112117

Edition: 4th 2006

List price: $113.20
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Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, this hallmark book offers 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 principlesdart manipulation, added fullness, and contouringit provides all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity.Sewing guides included for the pleated trouser (with pattern layout), belt/loops, pockets, and zipper; the jean pant with pockets, countour belt, and fly front; and the gusset. Updated jacket foundation draft includes fabric preparation, interfacing, chest piece, tape control, and shoulder pads. Pant draftsTrouser draft including pocket, waistband, and loop; dungaree foundation draft; grunge pant draft; and three jean waistline variations including pocket and sewing instruction. Includes fitting corrections for the basic patterns. Unique section on patternmaking for bias-cut garments.For anyone developing their patternmaking skills.
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List price: $113.20
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 10.00" wide x 11.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 5.588
Language: English

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
KnitsStretch 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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