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Patternmaking for Fashion Design / Edition 5
     

Patternmaking for Fashion Design / Edition 5

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by Helen Joseph-Armstrong
 

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ISBN-10: 0136069347

ISBN-13: 9780136069348

Pub. Date: 09/30/2009

Publisher: Pearson

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,

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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
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780136069348
    Publisher:
    Pearson
    Publication date:
    09/30/2009
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    832
    Sales rank:
    59,107
    Product dimensions:
    9.06(w) x 11.28(h) x 1.32(d)

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    Table of Contents

    1. Patternmaking Essentials for the Workroom
    2. Form Measurements and Figure Analysis
    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. Women’s Jackets and Coats
    23. Men’s Wear
    24. Capes and Hoods
    25. Knock-Off Copying Ready-Made Designs
    26. Pants
    27. Knits — Stretch and Shrinkage Factors
    28. Knit Top Foundations
    29. Activewear for Dance and Exercise
    30. Swimwear
    31. Introduction to Childrenswear
    32. Drafting the Basic Pattern Set: Measurement Taking, Standard Measurement Charts
    33. Collars, Sleeves, and Skirts
    34. Dresses and Jumpers
    35. Tops
    36. Pants and Jumpsuits
    37. Bodysuits, Leotards, Mailott, and Swimwear

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    Patternmaking for Fashion Design 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
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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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