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Pattern Making Books section at the Fashiondex.
From the Pattern Making Books
section, you will find books such as below.
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
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 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.
Patternmaking : This
comprehensive text covers all the technical aspects of developing
precise professional patterns for garments, and gives a firm foundation
in the tools, concepts, and methods necessary for success in this highly
Pattern Making Books at Fashiondex.
Below you will find additional fashion industry
books of possible interest:
Directories The number-one collection of fashion industry sourcing
and reference material available.
Design Tools All the best fashion, production, and design
inspiration books to make your designing life easier.
Business The most current books
on the business of the fashion trade and running a fashion company.
A huge selection of technical know-how publications.
How-To's Red-hot how-to books on all the phases of design and
Dictionaries The finest fashion and related terminology books
Garment & Textile
Sourcing Up-to-the-minute publications on sourcing and finding and
working with the suppliers and materials, worldwide.
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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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