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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

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...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...

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...

Personal Measurements 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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Measuring the Form 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 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...

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

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...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...