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Overview

With the growth of private labels in recent years, the demand for industry technicians to measure garments and generate spec sheets is growing. Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design includes an overview of terms, procedures, and career opportunities in technical design. The user will learn how to measure sample garments, create fully graded spec sheets, and fit garments. Not just for students, this book is also ideal for industry professionals working without a comprehensive spec manual.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563672927
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books
  • Publication date: 1/15/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 468
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt has taught at Cheney University, Immaculata University of Pennsylvania, and Harcum College. She has also worked in the industry as a Technical Design Manager for large corporations such as May Department Stores and Federated Department Stores. Paula has a Masters of Arts Degree in Fashion Merchandising.
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Table of Contents

•Getting Started
•Introduction to Size Specification and Technical Design
•Tools of the Trade
•Basic Measurement Points
• Working with Knits
•Knit Tops
•Knit Skirts
•Knit Pants
•Knit Dresses
•Knit Jumpsuits & One-Piece Garments
• Working with Wovens
•Woven Tops
•Woven Skirts
•Woven Pants
•Woven Dresses
•Woven Jumpsuits and One-Piece Garments
• Fitting and Grading
•Achieving the Perfect Fit
•Grading
• Appendixes A—D
•Basic Garment Croquis
•Body Ease
•Care Labeling
•Ordering a Body Form
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2006

    Everything you will ever need to know

    This is truely a complete guide. Anything I need to know I can look up in this book. The CD provides me with all the spec sheets needed to work efficently and would recommend it to and student or professional in the field.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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