The Art of Fashion Draping / Edition 3

The Art of Fashion Draping / Edition 3

by Connie Amaden-Crawford
ISBN-10:
1563672774
ISBN-13:
9781563672774
Pub. Date:
10/28/2004
Publisher:
Fairchild Books

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The Art of Fashion Draping / Edition 3

Written for fashion design, apparel, and patternmaking students and professionals, this step-by-step guide to draping fabric on a dress form teaches skills and techniques needed to develop creative patterns. The Art of Fashion Draping, 5th Edition, is organized from basic to advanced projects and includes a wide variety of styles--from the basic bodice to bias-cut gowns. More than 1400 two-color illustrations reflect current designs and visually spell out every step of the draping process.

Features
- Step-by-step draping instructions and clear line drawings highlighting each draping step
- Checklists to evaluate and analyze designs
- Cross-referencing of techniques across chapters

New to This Edition
- Online STUDIO includes 20 video tutorials explaining key draping skills and techniques
- New user-friendly lay-flat binding makes the book easier to use while draping garments
- Added intermediate and advanced design variations that integrate contemporary designs with time-tested classics such as a new off-shoulder sleeve design and peplum design
- Now includes metric measurements within the chapter instructions
- Enhanced chapters include: Additional explanation on how to finish off flounce edges, added waistband sections at the end of the skirt and pants chapters and illustrating practice items end of each chapter.

PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501330292.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781563672774
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Publication date: 10/28/2004
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 8.96(w) x 11.90(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO DRAPING
1. Draping Principles and Skills
2.The Dress Form, Tools, and Terminology
PART TWO: BASIC FOUNDATION PATTERNS
3.The Basic Bodice
4. The Basic Fitted Skirt
5. Sleeves
6. Torso/Blouse Block and Basic Shift Silhouettes
PART THREE: INTERMEDIATE TECHNIQUES
7. Bodice and Blouse Designs
8. Designing with Circular Flounces and Ruffles
9. Princess Designs
10. Dartless Designs
11. Kimono and Raglan Designs
12. Skirt Designs
PART FOUR: ADVANCED TECHNIQUES
13. Pants
14. Knit Designs
15. Collar and Neckline Designs
16. Jacket Silhouettes and Collar/Lapel Designs
17. Cowl Designs
18. Casual Dress Designs
19. Formal Dress Designs
20. Fitting Methods

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