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Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear

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ISBN-10: 1405175672

ISBN-13: 9781405175678

Edition: 5th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Winifred Aldrich

List price: $56.99
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Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear was first published in 1975 to provide a straightforward introductory book for students beginning courses in flat pattern cutting. This fifth edition now in full colour uses a tried and tested layout with clear text and diagrams, making it an essential purchase for all students of fashion and design.
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Book details

List price: $56.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/7/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Winifred Aldrich is a practising designer who was formerly Professor of Clothing Technology at The Nottingham Trent University. She has written six books including #60;i#62;Metric Pattern Cutting, Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywear, Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting#60;/i#62; and #60;i#62;Pattern Cutting for Women's Tailored Jackets#60;/i#62;.

Pattern cutting and design
Classic Form Cutting (Cutting to create shape for the female figure) - The basic darted bodice blocks
From block to pattern
Basic adaptations of the bodice blocks
Sleeve adaptations
Constructing collars
The basic fitted skirt block and adaptations
Fitted trouser blocks and adaptations
Complex adaptations of the bodice blocks: dresses-jackets-coats
Part 2
Easy fitting garments (jersey and knitted fabrics)
Close fitting garments (stretch and jersey fabrics)
Size and Fit - Basic grading techniques
Drafting blocks and fitting for individual figures
Computer Aided Design - Computer generated design and pattern making