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Darts

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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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Define different dart terms and types.Understand the purpose of a dart.Identify the different parts of a dart.Learn the industry method of transferring darts from...

Seams And Seam Finishes

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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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Learn to identify basic seam types.Learn to use the sewing guidelines as one sews the item.Learn to join seams of equal length with a regular stitch.Learn to join...

Taping 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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Facings

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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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Identify the various types of facings.Identify the various applications for facings and bias edge to clean-finish the garment’s outer edge.Learn when and why...

Waistlines

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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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Identify the vast array of waistband styles.Learn to select a waistband to complement a design.Learn the different waistband sewing techniques.Learn to edgestitch...

Collars

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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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Identify various collar classifications, shapes, and categories.Identify the different areas of a collar in relationship to the neckline.Learn the construction...

Sleeves, Plackets, and Cuffs

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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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Learn the different styles of sleeves, cuffs, and plackets.Select the appropriate cuff and placket for a particular design.Learn the sewing process of various...

Dressmakers in fiction

Pam Inder

Pam Inder is an independent scholar and was formerly Curator of Applied Arts at first Exeter and then Leicestershire Museums (specialising in dress history), after being an Assistant Curator at Birmingham City Art Gallery. She later taught at Staffordshire and De Montfort Universities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Busks, Basques and Brush-Braid : British dressmaking in the 18th and 19th centuries

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Few ladies knew what really went on behind the closed doors of their dressmaker’s workroom. Novelists and artists were equally ignorant but that did not stop them from painting or writing about dressmakers and seamstresses. Their work often...

Sewing with Knits

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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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Gain basic knowledge of various knit fabrics.Identify the different stretch ratios.Understand the different threads available for sewing knits.Learn to select...

Neckline Plackets

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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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Learn the various styles of neckline plackets.Learn the necessary notches and pattern pieces needed to sew plackets correctly.Learn where interfacing should...