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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...

Pattern Chart

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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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...

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

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...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...

Closures, Facings, and Bands

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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...Garment openings, methods of closing, facings for the open area, and the use of bands are considered in initial garment design and pattern work. These details must be analyzed during preliminary stages of pattern work, because they affect...

Bodice Designs

Sally M. Di Marco

Sally M. Di Marco is Program Coordinator for Fashion Design at Stevenson University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Draping Basics

Fairchild Books, 2010

Book chapter

...asymmetrical designsdart-equivalent gathersdeep cowlsdivided bodicesEmpire style linefacing linehigh cowlsmidriffsquareyoke General Objectives Envision the variety of bodice designs that can be achieved by draping. Understand...

Bodices

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

...Prepare the body for measuring. Measure the upper torso and record measurements, plus ease as needed. Position the bodice on a grid-marked board, the waist at 0 and grainline perpendicular to the base of the board. Prepare the bodice...

Zero waste fashion design and CAD

Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...Certain phases of the zero waste fashion design process can become easier and faster with the help of digital technologies, here referred to as computer-aided design (CAD). It may be obvious that CAD systems for pattern cutting and marker...

Introduction to Flat-Pattern Design

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

Book chapter

...Until the late Medieval Period, elaborate clothing was created largely from different sized rectangles of fabric, which were draped in folds around the body in a variety of ways. Woven fabric was treasured because weaving was done by hand...