COMPLETE GUIDE TO SIZE SPECIFICATION AND TECHNICAL DESIGN

3rd Edition

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt

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EBOOK + STUDIO

ISBN:
9781501313080
Published:
JUL 28, 2016
Other Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501313097
eBook 9781501313042
Paperback 9781501312717
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501313066

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With the continuing growth of private label brands, the demand for skilled technical designers has never been greater. The 3rd Edition of Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design equips students with everything they need to know about measuring sample garments, creating fully graded spec sheets, fitting garments and grading patterns for production. Over 500 technical flats are clearly labeled with measurement points and instructions for taking measurements. A new chapter on children’s wear expands upon the already comprehensive coverage of knit and woven womenswear and menswear. The new edition includes more coverage of PLM/PDM and computer-aided technical design, model measuring, graded pattern nests and more.

New to this Edition
· New section on computer-aided technical design including coverage of PLM/PDM software such as Gerber, Lectra, and Optitex
· New chapter on childrenswear with points of measure (POM) and grading information
· Added instructions on measuring the human body
· Expanded information on fitting and grading
· Updated appendices with new fashion flats and body figure croquis, a metric conversion chart and a buttonline card

Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design 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 essential vocabulary
· Watch videos showing how to measure a flat and fit a sample
· Downloadable templates, blank spec sheets, basic garment and figure croquis, and sample technical packages
· Access additional resources like a Care Labeling Guide, Ordering a Dress Form Guide and a Buttonline Card

Instructor's Guide available



Table of Contents

Preface
PART I—GETTING STARTED
1. Introduction to Size Specification and Technical Design
2. Tools of the Trade
3. Basic Measurement Points
PART II—WORKING WITH KNITS
4.Knit Tops
5.Knit Skirts
6.Knit Pants
7.Knit Dresses
8.Knit Jumpsuits and One-Piece Garments
PART III—WORKING WITH WOVENS
9. Woven Tops
10. Woven Skirts
11. Woven Pants
12. Woven Dresses
13. Woven Jumpsuits and One-Piece Garments
14. Blazers and Unconstructed Jackets
15. Outerwear/Coats
PART IV—FITTING AND GRADING
16. Achieving the Perfect Fit
17. Grading with Tolerances
PART V—MENSWEAR AND CHILDRENSWEAR
18. Menswear Garments
19. Childrenswear
Appendix A: Basic Garment Croquis
Glossary
Index



About The Authors

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt has been a production manager, technical design manager and instructor at Cheney University, Immaculata University of Pennsylvania, and Harcum College, US.

Format:
eBook + Studio
Edition:
3rd
Imprint:
Fairchild Books

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