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Seams And Seam Finishes

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 to identify basic seam types.Learn to use the sewing guidelines as one sews the item.Learn to join seams of equal length with a regular stitch.Learn to join...

Completing a Pattern

Catherine Black

Catherine Black is Associate Professor at Florida State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modaris and Diamino for Apparel Design

Fairchild Books (UK), 2008

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...A complete pattern has seam allowances, notches, drill holes, internal lines, and pattern identification information. Also presented in this chapter are commands for checking a pattern.In this chapter, you will learn about...

Principles of Pattern-Drafting

Designing and Patternmaking for Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2008

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...About This Chapter This chapter introduces the reader to the principles and practices of stretch patternmaking. While previous patternmaking experience will help in understanding these concepts, the occasional, or new, patternmaker...

Introduction to Patternmaking

Lori A. Knowles

Lori A. Knowles worked for 13 years as a patternmaker and production manager for Marie Clayden Inc. in Los Gatos, CA, and taught for nine years at West Valley College in the department of Fashion Design and Apparel Technology. She has had a consuming interest in vintage clothing and costuming since childhood and possesses a large Edwardian and Victorian clothing collection that includes pieces dating back to the 1840s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers: Juniors, Misses, and Women

Fairchild Publications, 2005

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...Introduction Patternmaking = pattern drafting, pattern draping, and flat patternmaking Pattern Drafting Figure 1.1 Pattern drafting is a design process that involves taking measurements from a person’s body or a body form, adding ease...

Moving On – Industrialization

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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...Industrialization – How to apply Notches/Grain Lines/Seam AllowanceHow to change a corner – to fold a hemHow to Create a Stepped SeamHow to add information to a Piece – NamingExercise 7 – To apply Seam allowance/Notches/Grain line...

Draping Principles and Skills

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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The Art of Fashion Draping

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...» Design Development» Selecting Fabric» Elements of Fabric» Understanding Grainlines and Crossgrains» Draping Preparation» Principles of Balanced Patterns» Seam Allowances» Notching Guidelines Draping Principles and Skills Draping...

Patternmaking Process

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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...Pattern development, resulting in an infinite variety of apparel designs, requires considerable reasoning, creativity, and manipulative skills on the part of the designer. In addition, time, practice, and patience are essential...

Basic Dress Foundation

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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...The simplicity of the basic dress makes it an ideal choice for the introduction to draping. In this chapter, we will apply the principles of draping and related draping techniques to complete the drape of the basic dress. After mastering...

Basic Slopers for Wovens Slim-Fit Style versus Classic-Fit Style

Myoungok Kim

Myoung Kim is a lecturer in the Department of Clothing and Textiles at Hanyang University, as well as a visiting scholar at the University of Cincinnati. She holds a PhD in Clothing and Textiles from Hanyang University. Prior to academia, she worked as pattern maker and technical designer in the fashion industry for fourteen years. Dr. Kim’s research and scholarly work focuses on the proper fit for menswear and menswear pattern making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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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Patternmaking for Menswear : Classic to Contemporary

Fairchild Books, 2014

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...Flat Pattern and Sloper For functional dress in contemporary daily life, most consumers pick their favorite clothes from ready-to-wear fashions. This departure from the European tradition of couture has occurred because production...

Introduction to Patternmaking

Lori A. Knowles

Lori A. Knowles worked for 13 years as a patternmaker and production manager for Marie Clayden Inc. in Los Gatos, CA, and taught for nine years at West Valley College in the department of Fashion Design and Apparel Technology. She has had a consuming interest in vintage clothing and costuming since childhood and possesses a large Edwardian and Victorian clothing collection that includes pieces dating back to the 1840s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Practical Guide to Patternmaking for Fashion Designers Menswear

Fairchild Books, 2005

Book chapter

...Introduction Patternmaking = pattern drafting and flat pattern Patternmaking = pattern drafting and flat pattern Objective This chapter will introduce students of fashion design and patternmaking to the industry’s terms, tools...