PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PATTERNMAKING FOR FASHION DESIGNERS: JUNIORS, MISSES AND WOMEN

Lori A. Knowles

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PAPERBACK

ISBN:
9781563673283
Published:
JUN 14, 2005
Other Formats ISBN
eBook 9781501308888

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The Book

The Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers: Juniors, Misses, and Women offers an in-depth look into the techniques and theories of pattern drafting for women’s garments. Covering a wide variety of styles, textiles, and sizes, this book is useful for a wide range of pattern courses from introductory to advanced. It provides a sound introduction to the concepts and the processes of patternmaking, as well as a more advanced analysis of style and design. The author offers helpful techniques on taking measurements and adjusting the fit of garments for all body sizes, patterns, and types of fabrics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Patternmaking
Chapter 2: Taking Measurements, Body Forms, Live Models
Chapter 3: The Basic Sloper Set
Chapter 4: Draping the Basic Sloper Two-dart Bodice and Two-dart Skirt
Chapter 5: Dart Manipulation for Bodices, Sleeves, Skirts and Pants
Chapter 6: Collar/Neckline Theory and Development
Chapter 7: Sleeve Theory and Development
Chapter 8: Dart Equivalents as Stylelines, Gathers, Pleats and Release Tucks
Chapter 9: Added Fullness/Flares and Added Ease
Chapter 10: The Torso Sloper and Its Uses
Chapter 11: The Jacket Sloper and Its Uses
Chapter 12: The Coat Sloper and Its Uses
Chapter 13: The Dartless Jean Sloper and Its Uses
Chapter 14: Special Body Forms, Live Models, Contoured Styles
Chapter 15: Patterns for Fabric Used on the Bias Grainline, Draping and Drafting
Chapter 16: Patterns for Fabrics that Stretch
Chapter 17: Patterns for Fabrics that Shrink
Chapter 18: Linings
Chapter 19: Knock-off Pattern Techniques
Chapter 20: Production Pattern Techniques

TEXT FEATURES:
-Measurement guide for junior's, misses' and women's sizes
-Size charts



About The Authors

Lori A. Knowles worked for 13 years as a patternmaker and production manager for Marie Clayden Inc. in Los Gatos, CA, and taught for nine years at West Valley College in the department of Fashion Design and Apparel Technology. She has had a consuming interest in vintage clothing and costuming since childhood and possesses a large Edwardian and Victorian clothing collection that includes pieces dating back to the 1840s.

Format:
Paperback
Page count:
504
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Dimensions:
9 x 12 "
Illustrations:
illustrations