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The Art of Textiles

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 about natural fibers and natural fabricsLearn about man-made fibersLearn about specialty fabricsLearn about laceLearn about the needles and threads needed for the types of fabricsLearn about the life and work of Paul Poiret Textiles...

The Sewing Machine and Sewing Equipment

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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...The Design Room Sewing Equipment Objectives By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to: Select and understand the basic sewing tools needed for measuring, cutting, marking, and fitting. Identify...

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...

Uses of Tools and Supplies

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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...Review uses of tools and suppliesReview needle types and threadLearn proper pressing methodsLearn how to tailor tack and thread trace your patternsLearn about the life and work of Christian Dior Needles There are many different kinds...

What You Need to Sew and Overlock Knits

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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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...The right equipment makes the difference whenever you are making anything! Knowing what equipment, tools, and supplies are needed makes every garment easier to layout, cut, mark, stitch, and construct. Following this order, designers...

Preparation

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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...Strong, architectural-inspired research informs the finished details of the coat design; the strong lines, colours and trims are all prominent features. Design interpretation There are many different approaches to design interpretation...

Stitching Knits with a Sewing Machine

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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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Knit fabrics can be sewn on a standard sewing machine, a fact that many student designers are surprised to learn. Although many sewers associate knits with a serger/ overlocker, a standard sewing machine is equipped with basic stretch...

T-shirts, Tops, and Sweaters

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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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...T-shirts (Figure 7.1) are recognized as a staple in every category of fashion. Generally speaking, a T-shirt is a cotton or cotton blend knit crew neck garment, is collarless, has short sleeves, and is worn on the upper part of the body...