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For an undergraduate course in Patternmaking. Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, this #1 text 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.

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Genre: Clothing and dress
Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong
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Release: 2013-07-23
File: 928 Pages
ISBN-13: 129202481X

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This quintessential guide to patternmaking offers comprehensive coverage, clear illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, providing users with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Covers the three steps in the development of design patterns—dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring—with a central theme that all designs are based on one, or more of these three major patternmaking and design principles. Includes a fashion sketch for each project with an analysis of the design, and focuses on pattern plot and manipulation for developing the patterns. Illustrates several methods for knock-offs, and dedicates new sections on fitting corrections for the basic pattern set and the four pant foundation; menswear; patternmaking for bias-cut garments; revised drafting instructions and standard measurement charts; how to modify the bodice to fit the different sizes of bust cups; constructed support for strapless designs, and more. Presents additional and more challenging design projects for the advanced reader. For dressmakers, home sewers, manufacturing companies, and professionals in fashion design and fashion merchandising.

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Genre: Design
Author: Helen Joseph-Armstrong
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2000
File: 821 Pages
ISBN-13: UVA:X004780442

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. 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. Knock offs. Fitting corrections Advanced design projects A practical introduction to patternmaking Complete coverage of the three steps of design patterns: dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring. Chapter projects

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Genre: Education
Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release: 2011-11-21
File: 832 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780133003413

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Patternmaking for Fashion Design, Fifth Edition, is based on two systems: Drafting, which relies on measurements to create patterns, and Flat Patternmaking, which relies on previously developed patterns to create design patterns. Geared toward fashion design students as well as practitioners, this best-selling textbook combines instruction with easy-to-follow technical illustrations to present three major patternmaking principles and accompanying techniques: dart manipulations, added fullness, and contouring. In mastering these skills, the patternmaker will be able to change a designer's two-dimensional sketch into pattern shapes that create a three-dimensional garment. - Back cover.

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Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2010
File: 819 Pages
ISBN-13: 0135018765

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Patternmaking for Fashion Design, 2/e, is one of the most comprehensive patternmaking texts available. It presents clear instructions, with corresponding easy-to-follow technical instructions and up-to-date fashion sketches that will stimulate the creative imaginations of both technical and design-oriented students.

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Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 1995-01
File: 814 Pages
ISBN-13: 067398026X

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Author: Helen Joseph
Publisher: Pearson Education India
Release: 2008-09
File: 828 Pages
ISBN-13: 813172459X

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For an undergraduate course in Patternmaking. Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, this #1 text 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.

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Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release: 2013-08-29
File: 928 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781292037486

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Pattern Design: Fundamentals is an ideal book for beginners to the field of fashion design as well as self-guided learners. Pattern Design: Fundamentals covers the basics of pattern making, terminology and drafting concepts. This book is different than all other drafting books of its kind. This drafting book combines knowledge of drafting with sewing and construction. The best way to understand how patterns are drafted is to understand how the drafts are constructed, why certain pattern markings are used and in what order a pattern should be constructed. Understanding the construction, solidifies one’s drafting knowledge, connecting the dots of two-dimensional drafting to the three-dimensional finished garment. Pattern Design was developed by designer and educator Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks. Fairbanks years of instructing at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising coupled with her years running her own design and sewing studio, make for the ideal combination of teaching to the visual and self-guided learner. Chapters 1 and 2 introduce you to the tools, terms and pattern markings, including fabrics used, grainlines of patterns and the grain of a fabric. You will create a simple pattern with all appropriate markings from an unaltered sloper and learn each part of all slopers used throughout the book. In the first section, “Shape,” Pattern Design walks you through manipulating darts with the pivot and slash and spread methods, creating pleats, tucks and gathers. Each chapter details the basics of construction in order to complete each exercise fully and utilizes several different slopers to show how each concept can be translated to different garment types. Section two, “Line,” covers style lines (also called seam lines) and combines style lines with design elements from the “Shape” section. The third section, “Details,” includes beginner design detail concepts such as pockets, extensions, collars and banding. Pocket exercises include patch pockets, in-seam pockets and inset pockets. Extensions for buttons and placket for blouses are also demonstrated. The banding chapter covers simple waistbands and sleeve cuffs. The forth and final section covers “Finishes.” Finishes include facings, zipper insertion and basic hemming. Pattern Design: Fundamentals covers the material that most fashion design students learn in their first year of schooling. The book is an ideal guide for self-learners or for classroom instruction.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks
Publisher: Fairbanks Publishing LLC
Release: 2018-10-11
File: 217 Pages
ISBN-13:

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This text covers all the technical aspects of developing precise professional patterns for garments, and gives students a firm foundation in the tools, concepts, and understandings necessary for success in this highly competitive industry. The focus throughout is on the procedures and principles of professional flat patternmaking using Basic Slopers (i.e., Pattern Blocks, Master Patterns, or Foundation Patterns), and on cutting and testing each completed pattern in tissue, pinned on the form completely marked. This enables the student to learn, and review, the concepts for developing patterns, step-by-step and see the translation of style lines from a two-dimensional flat pattern on the table, to a three-dimensional pattern on a mannequin (fitting dummy). This text is an excellent visual learning tool, especially critical to the vast number of ESL and International students attending design schools.

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Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Author: Sylvia Rosen
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2004
File: 628 Pages
ISBN-13: IND:30000092850241

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Pattern Design: Fundamentals is for beginners to the field of fashion design as well as self-guided learners. Pattern Design covers the basics of pattern making, terminology and drafting concepts. This drafting book combines knowledge of drafting with sewing and construction. Note that this book does not contain draft-by-measure instructions.

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Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Author: Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks
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Release: 2018-10-11
File: 218 Pages
ISBN-13: 0983132887

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