Patternmaking for Fashion Design / Edition 5

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Overview

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, new information in this book include:

  • Updated with modern, cutting-edge sketches 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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780135018767
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 10/29/2009
  • Series: Alternative eText Formats Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 832
  • Sales rank: 337,186
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Workroom.
2. The Model Form and Measurements.
3. Drafting the Basic Pattern Set.
4. Dart Manipulation. (Principle #1)
5. Designing with Darts (Tuck-Darts, Pleats, Flare and Gathers)
6. Stylelines.
7. Added Fullness (Principle #2).
8. Yokes, Flanges, Pin-Tucks, and Pleat Tucks.
9. Contouring (Principle #3).
10. Collars.
11. Built-up Necklines.
12. Cowls.
13. Skirts/Circles and Cascades.
14. Sleeves.
15. Kimono, Raglan, Drop Shoulder, Exaggerated Armholes.
16. Buttons, Buttonholes, and Facings.
17. Plackets and Pockets.
18. Dresses without Wasteline Seams (Based on Torso Foundation).
19. Strapless Foundations and Interconstruction.
20. Patternmaking for Bias-Cut Dresses.
21. Shirts.
22. Jackets and Coats.
23. Capes and Hoods.
24. Knock-Off-Copying Ready-Made Designs.
25. Pants.
26. Knits—Stretch and Shrinkage Factors.
27. Actionwear for Dance and Exercise.
28. Swimwear
29. Introduction to Childrenswear.
30. Drafting the Basic Pattern Set: Measurement Taking, Standard Measurement Charts.
31. Collars, Sleeves, and Skirts.
32. Dresses and Jumpers.
33. Tops.
34. Pants and Jumpsuits.
35. Bodysuits, Leotards, Mailott, and Swimwear.
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    A must have book for those in the fashion industry who want to learn patternmaking. This book is one of the reasons Ms. Armstrong received the Association of Sewing and Design Professional's Lifetime Achievement award.

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