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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...

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...

Patternmaking Tools

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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...Pattern development and garment construction processes require marking tools and equipment. These tools vary depending on the patternmaking method used, such as drafting, draping, reverse engineering, or digital pattern drafting. Equipment...

Development of Dressmaking Patterns: 1800–1860

Joy Spanabel Emery

Joy Emery is Professor Emerita of Theatre and the Curator of The Commercial Pattern Archive at the University of Rhode Island, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of the Paper Pattern Industry : The Home Dressmaking Fashion Revolution

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Early Publications to the 1830s Through the eighteenth century, methods for communicating the latest fashions were limited to word of mouth, fashion dolls known as Pandoras, fashion plates such as Galerie des Modes, and publications...

Pattern Drafting for Knits

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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Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...This chapter outlines important principles and key definitions for use when drafting slopers and patterns for stretch knit garments. To draft patterns successfully, you must employ the correct drafting tools. This chapter explains what...