Patternmaking for Fashion Design / Edition 3

Patternmaking for Fashion Design / Edition 3

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by Helen Joseph Armstrong
     
 

ISBN-10: 067398026X

ISBN-13: 9780673980267

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This quintessential guide to patternmaking offers comprehensive coverage, clear illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, providing users with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Covers the three steps in the development of design patterns—dart manipulation, added fullness, and…  See more details below

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This quintessential guide to patternmaking offers comprehensive coverage, clear illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, providing users with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Covers the three steps in the development of design patterns—dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring—with a central theme that all designs are based on one, or more of these three major patternmaking and design principles. Includes a fashion sketch for each project with an analysis of the design, and focuses on pattern plot and manipulation for developing the patterns. Illustrates several methods for knock-offs, and dedicates new sections on fitting corrections for the basic pattern set and the four pant foundation; menswear; patternmaking for bias-cut garments; revised drafting instructions and standard measurement charts; how to modify the bodice to fit the different sizes of bust cups; constructed support for strapless designs, and more. Presents additional and more challenging design projects for the advanced reader. For dressmakers, home sewers, manufacturing companies, and professionals in fashion design and fashion merchandising.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673980267
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
814
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1The Workroom1
2Model Form and Measurements23
3Drafting the Basic Pattern Set33
4Dart Manipulation (Principle #1)65
5Designing with Darts (Tuck-Darts, Pleats, Flares, and Gathers)93
6Stylelines119
7Added Fullness (Principle #2)131
8Yokes, Flanges, Pin Tucks, and Pleat Tucks143
9Contouring (Principle #3)157
10Collars177
11Built-up Necklines201
12Cowls209
13Skirts/Circles and Cascades233
14Sleeves315
15Kimono, Raglan, Drop Shoulder, and Exaggerated Armholes349
16Buttons, Buttonholes, and Facings387
17Plackets and Pockets397
18Dresses without Waistline Seams (Based on Torso Foundation)415
19Strapless Foundations and Interconstruction439
20Patternmaking for Bias-Cut Dresses457
21Shirts471
22Jackets and Coats493
23Capes and Hoods529
24Knock-Off-Copying Ready-Made Designs541
25Pants553
26Knits - Stretch and Shrinkage Factors609
27Knit Foundation615
28Actionwear for Dance and Exercise623
29Swimwear647
30Introduction to Childrenswear683
31Drafting the Basic Pattern Set: Measurement Taking, Standard Measurement Charts689
32Collars, Sleeves, and Skirts701
33Dresses and Jumpers721
34Tops733
35Pant and Jumpsuits761
36Bodysuits, Leotards, Maillots, and Swimwear787

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Patternmaking for Fashion Design 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I first used this text in college. I attended a fashion design college in Southern California. I found it easy to follow while in school. I used it again in the fashion industry and found that when in need of a quick referance it was the easiest book to look up. I quit the fashion industry in 1999. I have recently started my own maternity line and have been living out of this book for forgotten patterning skills. I would highly recommend this book to anybody that has a passion for sewing original items. It is easy enough for a beginner to follow, yet detailed enough for a professional to referance. You can create anything from nothing using this book.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I have my own garment manufacturer in Indonesia and always wanna learn in professional way in garment pattern-making, instead of depending to my pattern maker. This book is very good, especially for whom already got basic skills in pattern-making. I found difficulties in applying all concept as written in text book due to my background has no related in garment/fashion industry. I am now searching book that will 'teach me' in basic skill for pattern making and go further into this great book. Buy it , you won't regret! Trust me......... From Lim (ithree@cbn.net id)