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Patternmaking for Fashion Design [With DVD]

By Helen Joseph Armstrong

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Format: Hardcover, 819 pages, 5th Edition
Other Information: black & white illustrations, figures
Published In: United States, 30 September 2009
Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, Patternmaking for Fashion Design 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. Some innovative, newinformation in this book include:

  • Updated with modern, cutting-edgesketches and designs.
  • Ribbing added to the knit section of Chapter 27.
  • More materials on children's wear and swim wear.
  • Knock offs.
  • Fitting corrections
  • Advanced design projects
  • A practical introduction to patternmaking
  • Complete coverage of the three steps of design patterns: dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring.
  • Chapter projects
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    Table of Contents

    1. Patternmaking Essentials for the Workroom2. Form Measurements and Figure Analysis 3. Drafting the Basic Pattern Set 4. Dart Manipulation. (Principle #1) 5. Designing with Darts (Tuck-Darts, Pleats, Flare and Gathers) 6. Stylelines7. Added Fullness (Principle #2)8. Yokes, Flanges, Pin-Tucks, and Pleat Tucks9. Contouring (Principle #3)10. Collars11. Built-up Necklines12. Cowls13. Skirts/Circles and Cascades14. Sleeves15. Kimono, Raglan, Drop Shoulder, Exaggerated Armholes16. Buttons, Buttonholes, and Facings17. Plackets and Pockets18. Dresses without Wasteline Seams (Based on Torso Foundation)19. Strapless Foundations and Interconstruction20. Patternmaking for Bias-Cut Dresses21. Shirts22. Women's Jackets and Coats23. Men's Wear24. Capes and Hoods 25. Knock-Off Copying Ready-Made Designs 26. Pants27. Knits - Stretch and Shrinkage Factors28. Knit Top Foundations29. Activewear for Dance and Exercise30. Swimwear31. Introduction to Childrenswear32. Drafting the Basic Pattern Set: Measurement Taking, Standard Measurement Charts33. Collars, Sleeves, and Skirts34. Dresses and Jumpers35. Tops36. Pants and Jumpsuits37. Bodysuits, Leotards, Mailott, and Swimwear

    EAN: 9780136069348
    ISBN: 0136069347
    Publisher: Prentice Hall
    Dimensions: 27.94 x 22.1 x 3.3 centimetres (1.77 kg)
    Age Range: 15+ years
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