PRINCIPLES OF FLAT PATTERN DESIGN 4TH EDITION

Nora M. MacDonald

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EBOOK

ISBN:
9781628920208
Published:
OCT 12, 2009
Other Formats ISBN
Hardback 9781563678516

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What's in the book

The Book

The basic principles of the flat-pattern method are the foundation of producing effective apparel designs. Principles of Flat-Pattern Design, 4th Edition, maintains its simple and straightforward presentation of flat-patternmaking principles which is proven to be less intimidating for beginning students. Numbered and fully illustrated steps guide students through a logical series of pattern manipulation procedures, each beginning with a flat sketch of the design to be developed and ending with a representation of the completed pattern. A significant expansion of the introductory chapters in this 4th Edition aligns the patternmaking process with current industry practices, including technological advancements, design analysis, and production basics such as grading, marker making, and specifications.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Flat-Pattern Design
Patternmaking Design Process
Sloper Development
Skirts
Bodice Dart Manipulation
Bodice Seamlines and Fullness
Closures, Facings, and Bands
Necklines
Collars
Sleeves
Pleats and Tucks
Torso Designs
Pants and Pockets



About The Authors

Nora M. MacDonald is a professor at West Virginia University, US.

Format:
eBook
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
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