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Fabulous Fit: A Key to Looking Terrific

Judith A. Rasband

Judith A. Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Elizabeth L.G. Liechty

Elizabeth Liechty is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Judith Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fabulous Fit : Speed Fitting and Alteration

Fairchild Publications, 2006

Book chapter

...“Fit? You mean fat!” shouted an enthusiastic seminar patron on the subject of proper fit in clothes. And it’s true. We often tend to think about clothing fit in terms of extra weight. But fit is a matter of much more, and fitting problems...

Strategies to Improve Fit

Judith A. Rasband

Judith A. Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Elizabeth L.G. Liechty

Elizabeth Liechty is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Judith Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fabulous Fit : Speed Fitting and Alteration

Fairchild Publications, 2006

Book chapter

...Standards of fit vary from person to person, place to place, and time to time. One woman may spend hours ensuring her clothes are perfectly custom cut to fit. Another woman may be happy with ready-to-wear clothes that are quickly altered...

Alternative Methods of Figure Evaluation and Style Selection

Elizabeth Liechty

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Elizabeth Liechty is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Judith Rasband

Judith A. Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Della Pottberg-Steineckert

Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fitting & Pattern Alteration : A Multi-Method Approach to The Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...Define body image and explain some issues as it affects fit. Identify and demonstrate four different ways to evaluate the figure. List and recognize eight symmetrical figure variations and four asymmetrical figure variations. Demonstrate...

Apparel Sizing and Fit Strategies Lab

Janace E. Bubonia

Janace E. Bubonia, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Design, Merchandising and Textiles at Texas Christian University. She has taught classes in design and product development, fashion illustration, fashion show production, promotion, and textile testing among others. She is a member of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Apparel Quality Lab Manual

Fairchild Publications, 2014

Book chapter

...Lab Objectives: To gather body measurement data for determining apparel sizing. To examine garments...

Basic Figure Forms

Bina Abling

Bina Abling teaches in the Fashion Design departments of FIT and Parsons School of Design in New York City. She is the author of Fashion Sketchbook, 4th Edition, Advanced Fashion Sketchbook, Model Drawing, and Marker Rendering for Fashion, Accessories and Interior Design. Bina's knowledge and experience comes from 10 years in the fashion industry and 15 years of teaching. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Sketchbook

Fairchild Books, 2019

Book chapter

...Sketch by Chi Lo.Generally, fashion drawing is concerned with interpretation of the figure, its outside edge, and the outline contour of body curves and angles in a pose. For extra practice, let’s disregard the pose for a moment...

Threats to Body Image

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Body image is an aspect of the self that is included in each person’s conception of who they are. Body image is the mental image we hold of our bodies. It was recognized by the psychologist William James in 1890 as an important component...

User-Centered Design

Susan M. Watkins

Susan M. Watkins is Professor Emeritus in Apparel Design from Cornell University, USA, and Designer and Manager of Portable Environments, LLC, a consulting company focused on protective clothing design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lucy E. Dunne

Lucy E. Dunne is Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, USA, where she sits on the faculty of Design, Housing, and Apparel and Human Factors and Ergonomics, as well as holding affiliate membership in the graduate faculties of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Institute for Health Informatics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Functional Clothing Design : From Sportswear to Spacesuits

Fairchild Books, 2015

Book chapter

...The design of functional clothing ties together science and art. The evidence-based methods and processes of engineering are combined with the creative, intuitive methods and processes of art and fashion. Most important, because all...

Strategies to Fit Your Figure

Judith A. Rasband

Judith A. Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Elizabeth L.G. Liechty

Elizabeth Liechty is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Judith Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fabulous Fit : Speed Fitting and Alteration

Fairchild Publications, 2006

Book chapter

...With an accurate mental image of your figure in mind and your posture up to par, you’re ready to consider specific factors that influence the fit of your clothes. Before heading off to the stores to shop for clothing, or evaluating the fit...

Oversized Projects

Designing and Patternmaking for Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2008

Book chapter

...About this Chapter Occasionally a designer may require garments to be oversized, or much larger than normal garments. This chapter will introduce the reader to the concepts and patternmaking techniques used to create oversized garments...

The Body

Andrew Reilly

Andrew Reilly, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Fashion Design and Merchandising at University of Hawaii, Manoa, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Meanings of Dress

Fairchild Books, 2019

Book chapter

...After you have read this chapter, you will understand: Frameworks for viewing the body and dress Cultural expressions of beauty Potentially negative...