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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

Book chapter

...“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...

How to Design with Existing DIY Kits

Aneta Genova

Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Katherine Moriwaki

Katherine Moriwaki

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Fashion and Technology : A Guide to Materials and Applications

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...This chapter focuses on understanding the history of the electronic Do-It-Yourself (DIY) space and its vibrant and active electronics community. It reveals the scope of sources and tools already created and readily available online...

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

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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...

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...

Packaging

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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...Packaging can be defined as the process of packing goods, or it can refer to the actual container and component materials that hold and protect apparel products. Packaging is not only an important part of preparing goods for shipment...

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...

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

Book chapter

...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...