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Stitches

Connie Amaden-Crawford

Connie Amaden-Crawford is President and CEO of Fashion Patterns by Coni, a member of the Sewing Hall of Fame, and a licensed designer for The McCall Pattern Company under the Butterick label. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Guide to Fashion Sewing

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Learn hand stitching methods.Learn sewing machine stitching guidelines.Learn basic stitch length.Identify basic stitches.Identify the zigzag stitch.Identify top...

Personal Measurements Worksheet

Julie Cole

Julie Cole has taught at William Rainey Harper College, International Academy of Design and Technology and Mount Mary College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sharon Czachor

Sharon Czachor is an adjunct instructor in the fashion department of Harper College in Illinois, USA. She has taught construction classes in skirts, blouses, pants, dresses, jackets, as well as classes on flat pattern drafting and draping, introduction to CAD pattern design, stretch knits (sportswear, daywear, and children’s wear), including embellishments. She has also taught at the College of DuPage, Illinois, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sample Workbook to Accompany Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

Fairchild Books (UK), 2014

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Support and Shaping Devices

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 Production Terms and Processes

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...Support devices provide shape, structure, underpinning, and aid in the construction of garments. Support devices used for apparel construction and enhancement are selected with consideration for the overall aesthetic look and fit...

3D Virtual Prototype

Patricia Grice

Patricia Grice is Senior Lecturer in fashion at the Arts University Bournemouth, UK. She has also worked with many high street brands in design, pattern cutting and garment technology and is a Digital Pattern Consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Digital Pattern Cutting for Fashion with Lectra Modaris® : From 2D Pattern Modification to 3D Prototyping

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...To understand and become familiar with the 3D EnvironmentTo gain an understanding of the different Mannequins, and how to CustomizeHow to Assemble and Simulate a garment and the different choice of assembly availableHow to apply and manage...

Activewear and Swimwear

Sharon Czachor

Sharon Czachor is an adjunct instructor in the fashion department of Harper College in Illinois, USA. She has taught construction classes in skirts, blouses, pants, dresses, jackets, as well as classes on flat pattern drafting and draping, introduction to CAD pattern design, stretch knits (sportswear, daywear, and children’s wear), including embellishments. She has also taught at the College of DuPage, Illinois, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...While this category of clothing refers to garments meant to be worn while exercising or playing sports, activewear garments are worn everywhere and are included in many designer collections. Knits used for activewear and swim-wear require...

Styles, Lines, and Details for Shape and Fit

Jaeil Lee

Jaeil Lee is a Professor and Director of Clothing and Textiles Program in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at Seattle Pacific University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Camille Steen

Camille Steen is Technical Designer Manager at Ex Officio LLC, USA, a leading maker of travel apparel. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:Identify various styles, lines, and details used for shapingCommunicate various styles, lines, and details orally and in writingExplore various garment shaping devices and how...

Shape and Support

Jaeil Lee

Jaeil Lee is a Professor and Director of Clothing and Textiles Program in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at Seattle Pacific University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Camille Steen

Camille Steen is Technical Designer Manager at Ex Officio LLC, USA, a leading maker of travel apparel. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:Utilize various underlying fabrics to achieve shape and supportDemonstrate other supportive materials used for each design detail and end use of garmentsA garment is separated into two types...

Bodysuits, Leotards, and One-and Two-Piece Swimsuits

Designing and Patternmaking for Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2008

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...About this Chapter This chapter covers development of patterns for bodysuits, leotards, and one-piece and two-piece swimsuits. The slopers may be created from scratch or developed from the catsuit sloper. The leotard sloper may be used...

Lingerie

Sharon Czachor

Sharon Czachor is an adjunct instructor in the fashion department of Harper College in Illinois, USA. She has taught construction classes in skirts, blouses, pants, dresses, jackets, as well as classes on flat pattern drafting and draping, introduction to CAD pattern design, stretch knits (sportswear, daywear, and children’s wear), including embellishments. She has also taught at the College of DuPage, Illinois, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...In general, lingerie refers to undergarments or intimate apparel such as camisoles, panties, bras, slips, and bust-iers and includes sleepwear, loungewear (such as thermal undershirts and pants), and bathrobes. According to the Dictionary...

Laying Out, Cutting, and Stitching Knits

Julie Cole

Julie Cole has taught at William Rainey Harper College, International Academy of Design and Technology and Mount Mary College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Correct layout and cutting are important skills to learn because cutting knit fabric “on grain” impacts how the garment hangs on the body. Whether the fabric is plain, nubby, or patterned or has a repeat print, stripes, or checks influences...