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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...

ASTM and ISO Seam 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 Production Terms and Processes

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...A seam is the result of joining together two or more pieces of fabric by means of stitching or thermal bonding. Seams are functional and may be used for decorative purposes. Lines and design features are expressed through seams in garments....

The Seams

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo is an instructor at Miami International University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tailoring Techniques for Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2010

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...Objectives After you have read this chapter, you should be able to discuss: The seam and its function in garment construction The importance of the perfect seam Seam finishes The suitability of different seams for different materials...

The Design Process: Structural Design

Evelyn L. Brannon

Evelyn L. Brannon is Professor Emeritus at Auburn University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designer’s Guide to Fashion Apparel

Fairchild Publications, 2011

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...“The couturier should be a geometrician, for the human body makes geometrical figures to which the materials should correspond.”Explore the steps that move from a project brief to design developmentExamine the design process as a series...

Stitching Preparation 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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The Pants

Roberto Cabrera

Roberto Cabrera taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Denis Antoine

Denis Antoine is a leading practitioner and educator in the field of men’s tailoring. Following degrees in menswear from the London College of Fashion and the Royal College of Art, he established his eponymous bespoke tailoring business. He currently teaches menswear design and construction at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classic Tailoring Techniques for Menswear : A Construction Guide

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Ironworking the Pants The pants can often be held in lower esteem in a suit when compared to the jacket. This may be due to the extensive amount of detail and attention placed in the jacket; however, a great suit cannot exist without...

The Skill of Hand and Machine Stitching

Zoya Nudelman

Zoya Nudelman is an Assistant Professor in the Fashion Design Department at Illinois Institute of Art- Chicago Mart, where she teaches eveningwear and couture embellishment design specialties classes, draping, advanced draping, and more. She has been trained by professional artist and fashion designer from Europe and has been able to bring all of her knowledge into her classroom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Art of Couture Sewing

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Learn temporary and permanent hand and machine stitchesLearn how to apply lining to your garmentLearn proper facing techniquesLearn how to apply interlining to your garmentLearn underlining applicationsLearn stay stitchingLearn about life...

The Jacket

Roberto Cabrera

Roberto Cabrera taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Denis Antoine

Denis Antoine is a leading practitioner and educator in the field of men’s tailoring. Following degrees in menswear from the London College of Fashion and the Royal College of Art, he established his eponymous bespoke tailoring business. He currently teaches menswear design and construction at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classic Tailoring Techniques for Menswear : A Construction Guide

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Darts and Seams If there is a dart on the jacket, at this point in your tailoring procedure it is indicated by four tailor tacks. On the wrong side of the fabric, draw a chalkline from top to bottom at the center of the dart. On one...

Planning

Jennifer Prendergast

Jennifer Prendergast is a Senior Lecturer in Design and Product Development at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and teaches both design and garment technology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sewing Techniques : An introduction to construction skills within the design process

Fairchild Publications (UK), 2014

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...Nude silk dress adorned with silk and fresh flowers. Planning the project From conception to catwalk, the fashion industry thrives on the energy and buzz of each collection; therefore, adhering to deadlines is important. For all fashion...

Skirts

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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...Skirt silhouettes play an important role in creating first impressions and are affected by skirt length, skirt width, and fabric characteristics. Fashion and personal preference affect skirt length and the amount of fullness incorporated...