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A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration
Published: FEB 25, 2016
Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration, Third Edition, shows readers how to recognize, evaluate, and correct fit for 88 figure variations. This comprehensive guide presents proven methods of style selection, fitting, and alteration. The authors use a multi-level approach that is both logical and easy to follow, and each procedure is clearly identified and fully illustrated with a second color added to clarify the procedure and show directional measuring. Each figure is drawn to scale ensuring consistency and accuracy. The cause for the fitting problem is clearly identified and explained--giving readers the why behind each fitting procedure. Highlights of this edition include new photographs of common fit problems, as well as instructions for working with multi-sized patterns and correcting garments that have more than one fit problem.
New to this Edition
~ Chapters open with added key terms and chapter objectives
~ End-of-chapter discussion questions allow the reader to fully engage with the content
~ New 2-color graded pattern illustrations, measurement illustrations, photos of actual body types and illustrations of advanced bodice and pant fitting patterns
~ Updated Reality Check boxes present further details on the topic at hand and reinforce the learning experience
Introducing Fitting and Pattern Alteration STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study!
- Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
- Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions
This bundle includes Fitting and Pattern Alteration and Fitting and Pattern Alteration STUDIO Access Card.
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Speed Fitting and Alterations
Published: AUG 22, 2005
The 2nd Edition of Fabulous Fit combines a user-friendly approach to the fitting process with a dynamic visual presentation of technical procedures. Illustrations and photos guide you through the process of identifying a figure variation, recognizing incorrect fit and its cause, measuring the body and corresponding pattern area, adjusting the pattern, and altering garments. Fabulous Fit is a complete fit book, with solutions for 62 figure variations for the bodice, sleeves, skirts, and pants. This book is the essential text for coursework in fashion selection, fitting, and alteration.
NEW TO THIS EDITION
* Fashion photos that aid in understanding the elements and principles of design in clothing style selection for the figure
* Before and after photos of each figure type
* Strategically placed colour simplifies the figure to solve fitting problems
* New figure variations and solutions
* Directional guides for measuring a pattern correctly as it corresponds to body measurements
Published: SEP 18, 2001
This unique book provides the reader with a practical knowledge of exactly what clothing characteristics to look for and how to proceed in building a wardrobe. Focusing on individual creativity and flexibility, the reader is asked to answer questions such as "What would work for me?", "Why?", and "How?" rather than approaching wardrobing from a "do and don't" or "always/never" perspective. This text is ideal for a fashion consumer, retailer, buyer or anyone interested in fashion.
-The 12 wardrobe strategies including selections based upon color, fabric, pattern, and cluster building
-A practical approach that allows for individual evaluation of figure variations, best colors and styles, and accessories
-Innovative worksheets, plan sheets, and exercises are included throughout
-TIPS FROM THE PROS and QUERY BOXES dispense special points of practical information and engage the reader in making thoughtful choices