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Basics Fashion Design: Construction / Edition 1
     

Basics Fashion Design: Construction / Edition 1

by Annete Fischer
 

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ISBN-10: 2940373752

ISBN-13: 2902940373757

Pub. Date: 01/06/2009

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction leads the reader through the essential stages of creating a garment, from pattern cutting and draping a mannequin, to finishing and haberdashery.

Construction is the foundation of fashion design; it takes passion and skill to turn a two-dimensional drawing into a successful garment. This book guides you through

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Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction leads the reader through the essential stages of creating a garment, from pattern cutting and draping a mannequin, to finishing and haberdashery.

Construction is the foundation of fashion design; it takes passion and skill to turn a two-dimensional drawing into a successful garment. This book guides you through the process, teaching you the theory, practical skills and techniques you need to succeed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2902940373757
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/06/2009
Series:
Basics Fashion Design Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
200

Table of Contents


Introduction. How to get the most out of this book. Getting started: Pattern cutting tools and equipment; Silhouettes; Sizing and grading; Blocks and patterns. Pattern cutting: How to read a design drawing; Dart manipulation; Slash and spread; Sleeves; Collars; Pockets; Bias cut; Fitting the toile; Laying a pattern on to fabric. Garment construction: Tools for the techniques; Seams; Seam finishes; Hand sewing techniques. Surface-specific techniques: Felted fabrics; Lace; Leather; Fur; Knits and stretch-woven fabrics; Sequinned and beaded fabrics; Velvet; Transparent fabrics. Haute couture and tailoring: Haute couture; Designing haute couture; Tailoring; Tailoring techniques. Draping on the mannequin: Modelling tools and equipment; Grain line and draping; Draping style; Geometric shapes; Inspired designers. Support and structure: History of supported and structured garments; Supporting materials; Interlining/fusing; Corsetry; Creating volume. Finishes: Linings; Facings; Fastenings; Haberdashery. Conclusion. Glossary. Bibliography. Useful resources. Canon. Acknowledgements and picture credits.

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