Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, Patternmaking for Fashion Design offers detailed yet easy-to-understand explanations of the essence of patternmaking. Hinging on a recurring theme that all designs are based on one or more of the three major patternmaking and design principles-dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring-it provides students with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Some innovative, new information in this book include:
Updated with modern, cutting-edge sketches and designs.
Ribbing added to the knit section of Chapter 27.
More materials on children's wear and swim wear.
Advanced design projects
A practical introduction to patternmaking
Complete coverage of the three steps of design patterns: dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring.
MARKET: An essential reference for anyone involved in fashion design.
Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong Publisher: Pearson Published: 09/30/2009 Pages: 819 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 3.90lbs Size: 11.00h x 8.70w x 1.30d ISBN: 9780136069348