Red-hot how-to books on all the phases of design
Learn about how to by an
outstanding member of the fashion industry. In our opinion, it
would be a good idea to learn from other professionals at the
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However, it is also important to read special how to guides that are
relevant to the fashion industry and textile industry.
How To Books at the Fashiondex website.
At the Fashiondex "How To's"
section, you will find books such as below.
The Practical Guide To Patternmaking For Fashion
Designers: Juniors, Misses and Women : 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 book offers helpful
techniques on taking measurements and adjusting the fit of garments for
all body sizes, patterns, and types of fabrics.
The Practical Guide To Patternmaking For Fashion
Designers: Menswear : The Practical Guide to
Patternmaking for Fashion Designers: Menswear offers patternmaking
techniques for a variety of garment styles and includes information on
sizing, lining, and a variety of fabrics. Covering everything from
casual to tailored designs, it can serve both as an introduction to the
pattern-drafting skills necessary for menswear and as a more in-depth
treatment of patternmaking techniques. The guide covers the
patternmaking process for an array of menswear garments, as well as the
accompanying theories and concepts.
The Vendor Compliance Handbook
: This book answers the questions of any new designer: ?How do I
produce a garment??, ?Where do I start??, and ?What standards should I
use?? The book should help all those that are beginning in the fashion
industry, and also facilitate those with existing loopholes that have
been making their daily jobs grueling and hurting their businesses over
Apparel Design and Production Handbook/A
Technical Reference : A best seller, containing
standard body measurements for regular and special sizes in the Women's,
Men's and Children's markets. Also, fully graded specs for all sizes,
grade rules, sizing charts and more... A must-have book for every design
and patternmaking room.
Fashion Sketchbook : Fashion
Sketchbook, 5th Edition, explains step-by-step how to draw women, men,
and children; pose the figure; develop the fashion head and face; sketch
accessories; include garment details; and prepare flats and specs.
Patternmaking for Fashion Design
: Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations,
and clear instructions, this hallmark book offers detailed yet
easy-to-understand explanations of the essence of patternmaking. Hinging
on a recurring theme that all designs are based on one or more of the
three major patternmaking and design principles?dart manipulation, added
fullness, and contouring?it provides all the relevant information
necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their
complexity. Sewing guides included for the pleated trouser (with pattern
layout), belt/loops, pockets, and zipper; the jean pant with pockets,
countour belt, and fly front; and the gusset. Updated jacket foundation
draft includes fabric preparation, interfacing, chest piece, tape
control, and shoulder pads. Pant drafts?Trouser draft including pocket,
waistband, and loop; dungaree foundation draft; grunge pant draft; and
three jean waistline variations including pocket and sewing instruction.
Includes fitting corrections for the basic patterns. Unique section on
patternmaking for bias-cut garments. For anyone developing their
Fashion Illustration for Designers
: The world of fashion is one of beautiful images and this
textbook has been created to teach designers how to draw all types of
fashion figures that reflect those beautiful images, in a modern
Snap Fashion Sketchbook : The
SnapFashun Sketchbook covers garmet design, trend research, and CAD in a
fun and simple way.
Ornament : Imagine
having an opulent compilation of history's most elegant and beautiful
patterns and designs at your fingertips - to use, peruse, admire, and be
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If you are new to the fashion
industry or an experienced garmento, reading books about fashion and
textiles is one of the best things you can do to stay ahead of the
competition. If you are serious about fashion, it is very
important to stay educated regarding all issues regarding fiber to fashion. Read a
book about fabrics, manufacturing, pattern making etc.
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