Patternmaking for Fashion Design

ISBN-10: 0321034236

ISBN-13: 9780321034236

Edition: 3rd 2000 (Revised)

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This quintessential guide to patternmaking offers comprehensive coverage, clear illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, providing users with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity.Covers the three steps in the development of design patterns—dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring—with a central theme that all designs are based on one, or more of these three major patternmaking and design principles. Includes a fashion sketch for each project with an analysis of the design, and focuses on pattern plot and manipulation for developing the patterns. Illustrates several methods for knock-offs, and dedicates new sections on fitting corrections for the basic pattern set and the four pant foundation; menswear; patternmaking for bias-cut garments; revised drafting instructions and standard measurement charts; how to modify the bodice to fit the different sizes of bust cups; constructed support for strapless designs, and more. Presents additional and more challenging design projects for the advanced reader.For dressmakers, home sewers, manufacturing companies, and professionals in fashion design and fashion merchandising.
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/22/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 821
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.510
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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