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American Women’s Fashions 1970–1979

Daniel Delis Hill

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. Global Perspectives, 2010, Berg Fashion Library

Encyclopedia entry

The 1970s was an era of striking contrasts in women’s fashions. In the early 1970s, the thigh-high miniskirt dominated, but by the end of the decade, most hemlines were well below the knee, some sweeping the ankles. The polyester double-knit pantsuit and platform shoes were favored by career women of the early 1970s, but a few years later, natural fibers and designer logos of the layered look prevailed in corporate offices. Sexualized styles such as hot pants and snug, hiphugger bell-bottoms were

Added Fullness and Flares, and Added Ease

Lori A. Knowles

Source: The Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers: Juniors, Misses, and Women, 2005, Fairchild Books Library

Book chapter

Both the slash and spread and the pivoting techniques may be used when adding fullness to pattern pieces. However, because the pivoting process does not show lines where the fullness is added, the slash and spread method is presented in this chapter. There are several options for adding fullness or flares and added ease. You can add extra ease at side seams. Dart intakes may be left unsewn, which adds fullness where the dart notches would have been. Flares are added fullness at seamlines that loo

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