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Guide to Basic Garment Assembly for the Fashion Industry
     

Guide to Basic Garment Assembly for the Fashion Industry

by Jayne Smith
 

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Garment assembly is fundamental to the creation of designs.  

This guide provides fashion students and designers with the knowledge of the techniques and components essential to the assembly of sewn products. 

Guide to Basic Garment Assembly for the Fashion Industry develops your understanding of which stitch and seam types to

Overview

Garment assembly is fundamental to the creation of designs.  

This guide provides fashion students and designers with the knowledge of the techniques and components essential to the assembly of sewn products. 

Guide to Basic Garment Assembly for the Fashion Industry develops your understanding of which stitch and seam types to select for particular fabrics and garments.  As well as the knowledge to construct a range of basic techniques to assemble entire garments using the correct components. 

It can be difficult to master the skills of garment assembly by reading alone: a visual demonstration of online videos, showing the steps of garment assembly for the following: 

  • Sewing darts 
  • Sewing front edge fastenings
  • Inserting zip fastenings                 
  • Attaching waistbands
  • Assembling and attaching simple and complex pockets
  • Sleeve opening construction
  • Assembling and attaching cuffs
  • Assembling and attaching collars                                                        
Guide to Basic Garment Assembly for the Fashion Industry explains the essentials so you can turn your design ideas into reality

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118555798
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/07/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
18 MB
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Meet the Author

Jayne Smith has worked in the fashion industry for over 30 years. Her passion for fashion assembly led her to deliver this discipline at the Scottish College of Textiles and the School of Textiles and Design at Heriot Watt University. Jayne held the position of Director of Learning&Teaching at Herriot Watt University for many years and was responsible for developing and implementing the overall strategy.

Jayne is also a talented Product Developer, specialising in assembly and creative pattern cutting for fashion. Her expertise has led her to deliver the discipline in many universities and colleges across the globe.

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