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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

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...“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...

Sizing and Fit

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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...Fit is an important aspect that makes many customers loyal to particular brands. Some brands label garments as smaller sizes than their measured dimensions. This practice is referred to as vanity sizing in women’s wear and manity sizing...

Alternative Methods of Pattern Alteration

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

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...Illustrate four symbols used in pattern alteration.Explain general alterations procedures in sequence.Explain the standards for pattern alteration and evaluation.Demonstrate the seam, pivot, and corrected slash methods of alteration...

Basic Measurement Points

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt has taught at Cheney University, Immaculata University of Pennsylvania, and Harcum College. She has also worked in the industry as a Technical Design Manager for large corporations such as May Department Stores and Federated Department Stores. Paula has a Masters of Arts Degree in Fashion Merchandising. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Measurement Preparation Before starting to measure, it is important to read and follow the list of ten measurement preparations that follow. If these preparations are not followed each time the garment is measured, the measurements may...

Product Specifications

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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...Different aspects of materials manufacturing, design development, and apparel production take several types of standards and specifications. Specifying standards for materials and garment components is important to achieving the desired...

Preparing for Success in Apparel Fitting and Alteration

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

...Explain why a fabulous fit is important.Describe the fitting process.List factors in the fitting area and of the personal appearance that facilitate the fitting experience.Assemble and become familiar with tools for measuring, marking...

Alternative Methods of Fitting

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

...Describe guidelines to apply in the fitting procedure.Identify two advantages and disadvantages of the measurement, pinned tissue, and trial garment methods of fitting.Describe the procedure for the measurement, pinned tissue, and trial...

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

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

ASTM and ISO Stitch Classifications

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 : A Guide To Evaluating Sewn Products

Fairchild Books, 2014

Book chapter

...To review thread construction methods for creating sewing threadsTo understand thread sizing and how thread ticket numbers are determinedTo examine ASTM and ISO standards for stitch classifications and where they are used in garmentsTo show...