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The One-Piece Dress

Injoo Kim

Injoo Kim is assistant professor in the School of Design at the University of Cincinnati. She was a designer in Korea and has freelanced with Proctor Gamble and J. Peterman, Inc. Kim is also a member of the International Textiles and Apparel Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mikyung Uh

Apparel Making in Fashion Design

Fairchild Publications, 2002

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...Introduction To The One-Piece The one-piece dress is one of the oldest garment designs in existence. Its pattern is unique in that the bodice and skirt are connected to form one unit. The function of a one-piece dress can range from casual...
...The Collection in Context Downtown New York in the late 1970s and early 1980s bore little resemblance to the gentrified area now known for designer boutiques and hip restaurants. Low rents made the neighborhood a haven for creative...

Torso Designs

Nora M. MacDonald

Nora M. MacDonald is a professor at West Virginia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles of Flat-Pattern Design

Fairchild Publications, 2010

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...T he basic sheath dress is a fitted, one-piece dress with no waistline seam. It serves as the foundation for the development of all no-waistline dresses and all dress designs with a horizontal seamline located somewhere other than...

Dress Foundations and Designs

Helen Joseph-Armstrong

Helen Joseph-Armstrong is a Professor of Fashion Design at the Fashion Center of the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, USA. A teacher, designer, consultant, and author, Armstrong is a recipient of the Nisod Excellence Award from the University of Texas at Austin and a Life Time Achievement Award from the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Draping for Apparel Design

Fairchild Publications, 2013

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...Design 1: Fitted Basic Dress: SheathDesign 2: Semi-Fitted Dress: Shift SilhouetteDesign 3: Loose-Fitted Dress: Box SilhouetteDesign 4: Princess Dress with FlareDesign 5: The Panel DressDesign 6: Empire DressDesign 7: Tent Foundation I...

Fashion Silhouettes

Steven Stipelman

Steven Stipelman is a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and Marist College and has conducted workshops at colleges and universities around the country. In addition to working as staff illustrator at Henri Bendel in New York City, Stipelman was a fashion artist at Women&s Wear Daily for 25 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Illustrating Fashion : Concept to Creation

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...We have discussed that fashion art is the combination of clothing––which has its own life and the figure, with its own life––becoming one. After they become one unit, one of two things can happen:1 The figure can take precedence over...