Metric Pattern Cutting

Metric Pattern Cutting

By (author) Winifred Aldrich

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Metric Pattern Cutting was first published in 1975 to provide a straightforward introductory book for students beginning courses in flat pattern cutting. The fourth edition continues to offer an introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting, with a range of good basic blocks and examples of their application to garments. However, the great expansion of casual wear, cut in jersey or stretch fabrics, has led to the growth of 'flat cutting' with no darting to create the shape and this edition devotes a whole section to this type of cutting. The sections on computer-aided design and grading have been updated. The size charts of body measurements have been revised, reflecting the changing shape of women's bodies.

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  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 190 x 246 x 16mm | 662.26g
  • 30 Sep 2004
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Oxford
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 450
  • 1405102780
  • 9781405102780
  • 599,933

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Dr Winifred Aldrich was formerly Professor of Clothing Technology at Nottingham Trent University. She has also written two books specifically to enable students to extend their knowledge of fabrics and tailored garment cutting: "Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting" and "Pattern Cutting for Tailored Jackets." Her other books include: "Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear" and "Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywear."

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