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Knockoff Pattern Techniques

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 The ability to make a knockoff pattern is a useful skill for a patternmaker to possess. Knockoffs are copies of designs of clothing, accessories, or any other product. Patternmakers should not routinely copy the work of others,...