Practical Pattern Making

A Step-by-Step Guide

151424
Lucia Mors De Castro & Isabel Sanchez He

Description

In Practical Pattern Making two pattern-making experts and designers introduce the basic techniques of creative pattern design for clothing. It is intended to help fashion students, designers and enthusiastic sewers develop and create a variety of styles, regardless of complexity.

The book uses photographs, examples, diagrams and templates to explain all of the techniques, formulas and professional tricks to create a custom-tailored skirt, suit or dress. The tutorial style poses questions that encourage problem-solving.

Features include:

  • How to measure the body, with 13 illustrative photographs
  • Blank professional worksheets to copy and use
  • 40 scaled pattern templates with all markings
  • How to draw and mark a sized pattern with darts, pleats and so on
  • Modelling and draping to design and fit a pattern
  • Working with fabric grain and bias
  • Photos of garments in process and finished
  • The 40 garment selections begin with a basic skirt and progress from a fitted jacket and suit to an asymmetrical balloon dress, flounce dress, tissue dresses and more. All require just a few pattern pieces.

Details

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Pages
    240
  • Dimensions
    245 x 225 mm
  • ISBN
    9781770856110
  • Code
    151424
  • Status
    In stock for immediate dispatch
Our Price
$29.99