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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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Genre Book : Design
Author Book : Helen Joseph-Armstrong
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release Book : 2000
Download Book : 821 Pages
ISBN-10 : UVA:X004780442


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For an undergraduate course in Patternmaking. Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, this #1 text 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 principles-dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring-it provides students with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity.

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Genre Book : Clothing and dress
Author Book : Helen Joseph Armstrong
Publisher :
Release Book : 2013-07-23
Download Book : 928 Pages
ISBN-10 : 129202481X


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Pattern Design: Fundamentals is an ideal book for beginners to the field of fashion design as well as self-guided learners. Pattern Design: Fundamentals covers the basics of pattern making, terminology and drafting concepts. This book is different than all other drafting books of its kind. This drafting book combines knowledge of drafting with sewing and construction. The best way to understand how patterns are drafted is to understand how the drafts are constructed, why certain pattern markings are used and in what order a pattern should be constructed. Understanding the construction, solidifies one's drafting knowledge, connecting the dots of two-dimensional drafting to the three-dimensional finished garment. Pattern Design was developed by designer and educator Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks. Fairbanks years of instructing at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising coupled with her years running her own design and sewing studio, make for the ideal combination of teaching to the visual and self-guided learner. Chapters 1 and 2 introduce you to the tools, terms and pattern markings, including fabrics used, grainlines of patterns and the grain of a fabric. You will create a simple pattern with all appropriate markings from an unaltered sloper and learn each part of all slopers used throughout the book. In the first section, "Shape," Pattern Design walks you through manipulating darts with the pivot and slash and spread methods, creating pleats, tucks and gathers. Each chapter details the basics of construction in order to complete each exercise fully and utilizes several different slopers to show how each concept can be translated to different garment types. Section two, "Line," covers style lines (also called seam lines) and combines style lines with design elements from the "Shape" section. The third section, "Details," includes beginner design detail concepts such as pockets, extensions, collars and banding. Pocket exercises include patch pockets, in-seam pockets and inset pockets. Extensions for buttons and placket for blouses are also demonstrated. The banding chapter covers simple waistbands and sleeve cuffs. The forth and final section covers "Finishes." Finishes include facings, zipper insertion and basic hemming. Pattern Design: Fundamentals covers the material that most fashion design students learn in their first year of schooling. The book is an ideal guide for self-learners or for classroom instruction. Pattern Design: Fundamentals is the first book in this pattern making series of books.

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Author Book : Jennifer Matthews-Fairbanks
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Book : 2018-10-11
Download Book : 218 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1725927721


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Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear provides a straightforward introduction to the principles of form pattern cutting for garments to fit the body shape, and flat pattern cutting for casual garments and jersey wear. This sixth edition remains true to the original concept: it offers a range of good basic blocks, an introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting and examples of their application into garments. Fully revised and updated to include a brand new and improved layout, up-to-date skirt and trouser blocks that reflect the changes in body sizing, along with updates to the computer-aided design section and certain blocks, illustrations and diagrams. This best-selling textbook still remains the essential purchase for students and beginners looking to understand pattern cutting and building confidence to develop their own pattern cutting style.

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Genre Book : Design
Author Book : Winifred Aldrich
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Book : 2015-01-22
Download Book : 256 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781119028284


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Designed for both students and professionals, Pattern Cutting for Menswear offers a comprehensive guide to pattern cutting from the basic skills through to advanced techniques. Including 20 complete patterns that show how to cut every aspect of menswear, the book features adaptations from basic blocks through to classic garments and trend-led styles. Illustrated throughout, this book contains everything you need to know to cut patterns for today’s menswear market. Using a step-by-step approach, illustrated with accurately sized and scaled flat diagrams, technical flats and fashion illustrations and photographs of toiles, Pattern Cutting for Menswear explains the theory behind the practice, enabling the reader to cut patterns with confidence.

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Genre Book : Design
Author Book : Gareth Kershaw
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
Release Book : 2013-10-07
Download Book : 320 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781780676630


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Pattern Design: Fundamentals is an ideal book for beginners to the field of fashion design as well as self-guided learners. Pattern Design: Fundamentals covers the basics of pattern making, terminology and drafting concepts. This book is different than all other drafting books of its kind. This drafting book combines knowledge of drafting with sewing and construction. The best way to understand how patterns are drafted is to understand how the drafts are constructed, why certain pattern markings are used and in what order a pattern should be constructed. Understanding the construction, solidifies one’s drafting knowledge, connecting the dots of two-dimensional drafting to the three-dimensional finished garment. Pattern Design was developed by designer and educator Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks. Fairbanks years of instructing at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising coupled with her years running her own design and sewing studio, make for the ideal combination of teaching to the visual and self-guided learner. Chapters 1 and 2 introduce you to the tools, terms and pattern markings, including fabrics used, grainlines of patterns and the grain of a fabric. You will create a simple pattern with all appropriate markings from an unaltered sloper and learn each part of all slopers used throughout the book. In the first section, “Shape,” Pattern Design walks you through manipulating darts with the pivot and slash and spread methods, creating pleats, tucks and gathers. Each chapter details the basics of construction in order to complete each exercise fully and utilizes several different slopers to show how each concept can be translated to different garment types. Section two, “Line,” covers style lines (also called seam lines) and combines style lines with design elements from the “Shape” section. The third section, “Details,” includes beginner design detail concepts such as pockets, extensions, collars and banding. Pocket exercises include patch pockets, in-seam pockets and inset pockets. Extensions for buttons and placket for blouses are also demonstrated. The banding chapter covers simple waistbands and sleeve cuffs. The forth and final section covers “Finishes.” Finishes include facings, zipper insertion and basic hemming. Pattern Design: Fundamentals covers the material that most fashion design students learn in their first year of schooling. The book is an ideal guide for self-learners or for classroom instruction.

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Genre Book : Business & Economics
Author Book : Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks
Publisher : Fairbanks Publishing LLC
Release Book : 2018-10-11
Download Book : 217 Pages
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This text covers all the technical aspects of developing precise professional patterns for garments, and gives students a firm foundation in the tools, concepts, and understandings necessary for success in this highly competitive industry. The focus throughout is on the procedures and principles of professional flat patternmaking using Basic Slopers (i.e., Pattern Blocks, Master Patterns, or Foundation Patterns), and on cutting and testing each completed pattern in tissue, pinned on the form completely marked. This enables the student to learn, and review, the concepts for developing patterns, step-by-step and see the translation of style lines from a two-dimensional flat pattern on the table, to a three-dimensional pattern on a mannequin (fitting dummy). This text is an excellent visual learning tool, especially critical to the vast number of ESL and International students attending design schools.

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Genre Book : Crafts & Hobbies
Author Book : Sylvia Rosen
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release Book : 2004
Download Book : 628 Pages
ISBN-10 : IND:30000092850241


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This volume explores and provides clear and detailed explanations of all kinds of outerwear patterns for women and men.

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Author Book : Antonio Donnanno
Publisher :
Release Book : 2016-07-12
Download Book : 192 Pages
ISBN-10 : 8416504180


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Patternmaking for Contemporary Menswear is the most current, comprehensive and user-friendly book for men's patternmaking--an essential resource for students, educators, and industry professionals.

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Genre Book : Design
Author Book : Myoungok Kim
Publisher : A&C Black
Release Book : 2014-04-16
Download Book : 488 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781609019440


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Since the first edition of Metric Pattern Cutting was published in 1975 to provide a straightforward introduction to flat pattern cutting, it has become the established textbook on the subject. The fourth edition continues to offer an introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting, with a range of good basic blocks and examples of their application to garments. The original blocks and many of the pattern adaptations have therefore been retained. However, the great expansion of casual wear, cut in jersey or stretch fabrics, has led to the growth of ‘flat cutting’ with no darting to create the shape and this edition devotes a whole section to this type of cutting. The sections on computer-aided design and grading have been updated. The size charts of body measurements have been revised, reflecting the changing shape of women’s bodies. Also available from Blackwell Publishing Metric Pattern Cutting for Children’s Wear and Babywear Third Edition Winifred Aldrich 0 632 05265 1 Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear Third Edition Winifred Aldrich 0 632 04113 7 Pattern Cutting for Women’s Tailored Jackets Winifred Aldrich 0 632 05467 0 Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting Winifred Aldrich 0 632 03917 5 Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear Second Edition Ann Haggar 1 405 11858 X Fashion Source Book Kathryn McKelvey 0 632 03993 0 Illustrating Fashion Kathryn McKelvey and Janine Munslow 0 632 04024 6 uhttp://www.blackwellpublishing.com/pdf/aldrich.doc

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Genre Book : Design
Author Book : Winifred Aldrich
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Release Book : 2004-08-27
Download Book : 208 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781405102780