This book covers patternmaking techniques for seven iconic jacket and coat designs, focusing not only on the concepts needed to draft patterns, but also exploring the history of each garment design to reveal what lies behind their enduring appeal.
Fashion Patternmaking Technique for Kids clothes is the result of 15 years reprints and corrections based in an everyday teaching praxis, which lead to careful studies and ongoing updates taking into account changing needs. As in the other volumes of the series, the author has written a method, simple but at the same time detailed, precise and easy to understand.
Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release Date: 2000
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.
Author: Sandra J. Keiser
Publisher: A&C Black
Release Date: 2012-06-15
Genre: Business & Economics
Now in full colour, the third edition of this practical text takes students step-by-step through the pre-production processes of apparel product development: planning, forecasting, fabricating, line development, technical design, pricing and sourcing and includes a greater focus on current issues, for example sustainability and business ethics.
A nationally acclaimed sewing expert provides simple, step-by-step directions and more than 1,000 illustrations for making clothes for work, home, and play — everything from stylish skirts, dresses, and jackets to children's clothing.
Author: Winifred Aldrich
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-04-06
Provides a straightforward introduction to the principles of form and flat pattern cutting. To help you produce well-cut, inventive designs, you are supplied with a good range of basic blocks, a simple and flexible system of patterns and examples of their application to garments. The updates include a brand new layout, new size charts to reflect the changes in body sizing, along with updates to the CAD section and certain blocks, illustrations and diagrams. Part one: demonstrates form pattern cutting and includes basic blocks and adaptations for a wide range of garments Part two: covers the basic processes of pattern adaptation used for the construction of sleeves and collars using both flat and form cutting methods Part three: demonstrates flat pattern cutting for a very wide range of garments and includes a comprehensive range of blocks and adaptations for garments of this style Part four: contains simple grading techniques and constructing and altering blocks for individual figures Part five: illustrates the latest software offered by CAD suppliers This best-selling textbook still remains the essential purchase for anyone looking to understand form and flat pattern cutting and to develop their own style of pattern cutting.
Author: Kevin L. Seligman
Publisher: Southern Illinois Univ Pr
Release Date: 1996-12-19
Containing 2,729 entries, Kevin L. Seligman’s bibliography concentrates on books, manuals, journals, and catalogs covering a wide range of sartorial approaches over nearly five hundred years. After a historical overview, Seligman approaches his subject chronologically, listing items by century through 1799, then by decade. In this section, he deals with works on flat patterning, draping, grading, and tailoring techniques as well as on such related topics as accessories, armor, civil costumes, clerical costumes, dressmakers’ systems, fur, gloves, leather, military uniforms, and undergarments. Seligman then devotes a section to those American and English journals published for the professional tailor and dressmaker. Here, too, he includes the related areas of fur and undergarments. A section devoted to journal articles features selected articles from costume- and noncostumerelated professional journals and periodicals. The author breaks these articles down into three categories: American, English, and other. Seligman then devotes separate sections to other related areas, providing alphabetical listings of books and professional journals for costume and dance, dolls, folk and national dress, footwear, millinery, and wigmaking and hair. A section devoted to commercial pattern companies, periodicals, and catalogs is followed by an appendix covering pattern companies, publishers, and publications. In addition to full bibliographic notation, Seligman provides a library call number and library location if that information is available. The majority of the listings are annotated. Each listing is coded for identification and cross-referencing. An author index, a title index, a subject index, and a chronological index will guide readers to the material they want. Seligman’s historical review of the development of publications on the sartorial arts, professional journals, and the commercial paper pattern industry puts the bibliographical material into context. An appendix provides a cross-reference guide for research on American and English pattern companies, publishers, and publications. Given the size and scope of the bibliography, there is no other reference work even remotely like it.