Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywear / Edition 4

Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywear / Edition 4

by Winifred Aldrich
     
 

Hundreds of stylish illustrations and clear, concise instructions are used to illustrate this flexible system of pattern cutting, offering both students and designers the means to achieve original, well-cut designs. The children's clothing market has changed remarkably during the last decade, and this standard work has been revised to reflect new developments,

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Overview

Hundreds of stylish illustrations and clear, concise instructions are used to illustrate this flexible system of pattern cutting, offering both students and designers the means to achieve original, well-cut designs. The children's clothing market has changed remarkably during the last decade, and this standard work has been revised to reflect new developments, including the increasing importance of the teenage customer.

This fourth edition of Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywear now uses colour to differentiate the main groups of patterns and with its tried and tested layout is an essential purchase for students of fashion and design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405182928
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/20/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
734,373
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 4

Introduction 5

Design and pattern cutting for babywear and children's wear6

The growth of children and adolescents 8

Tools and equipment for making patterns 10

Chapter 1 The basic principles – sizing – using theblocks 11

PART ONE: 'FLAT' CUTTING – BABYWEAR (birth–2years)

Chapter 2 Specific babywear blocks 23

Chapter 3 Specific babywear adaptations 31

PART TWO: 'FLAT' CUTTING – BASIC GARMENTS (1–14years)

Chapter 4 The 'flat' blocks – woven and jersey fabrics39

Chapter 5 Basic tops, dresses and skirts for girls 57

Chapter 6 Overgarments for girls and boys 69

Chapter 7 Sport and leisurewear for girls and boys 79

Chapter 8 Nightwear for boys and girls 87

PART THREE: STANDARD PATTERN CUTTING PROCESSES(birth–14 years)

Chapter 9 Constructing sleeves 95

Chapter 10 Constructing openings, collars and hoods 109

PART FOUR: 'FORM' CUTTING – SCHOOLWEAR AND FORMAL WEAR(3–14 years)

Chapter 11 Classic blocks for schoolwear and formal wear 121

Chapter 12 Pattern adaptations for schoolwear 149

Chapter 13 Pattern adaptations for girls' formal wear 165

PART FIVE: 'FORM' CUTTING – CONSTRUCTING BLOCKS FORGIRLS WITH DEVELOPING FIGURES (11–14 years)

Chapter 14 The basic blocks and size charts 175

PART SIX: GRADING PATTERNS (birth–14 years)

Chapter 15 Grading patterns for babywear and children's wear187

Appendix: Aliquot parts 201

Glossary 202

Supplementary body measurements 203

Bibliography and further reading 206

Chapter index 207

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