The Art of Fashion Draping / Edition 3

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This revision of an easy-to-follow bestseller teaches the different methods and principles involved in draping fabric on the dress form. The art of Fashion Draping is organized from basic to more advanced topics and includes a wide variety of styles. New and revised illustrations and updated instructions keep the book up to date with a young and more fashionable look. This illustrated book is an invaluable teaching tool for fashion design, clothing, and dressmaking students and professionals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563672774
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 440
  • Sales rank: 1,521,440
  • Product dimensions: 8.96 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Meet the Author

Connie Amaden-Crawford is a licensed designer for The McCall Pattern Company under the Butterick label and is President and CEO of Fashion Patterns by Coni.

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Table of Contents

1 Fashion influences 3
2 Tools and equipment 9
3 Elements of fabrics, draping principles, and fitting methods 17
4 Draping terminology 35
5 Basic bodice blocks/slopers 43
6 Basic skirt 81
7 Basic shift and empire designs 97
8 Sleeves 115
9 Bodice variations and asymmetric and halter designs 147
10 Shirt and himono designs : dartless shapes 165
11 Princess shapes 195
12 Skirts 221
13 Pants 275
14 Raglan sleeve 285
15 Collars 295
16 Jacket designs 319
17 Dresses 345
18 Knits 389
19 Cowls 413
20 Flounces, ruffles and peplums 423
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