Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear: From 2-14 Years

Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear: From 2-14 Years


By (author) Winifred Aldrich

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  • Publisher: Blackwell Science Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 220mm
  • Publication date: 1 December 1985
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0632022159
  • ISBN 13: 9780632022151

Product description

Following the style of her previous books, Winifred Aldrich now provides a simple but comprehensive system of pattern cutting for children's wear, featuring basic blocks which can be adapted for creative design. The book is based on a uniquely up-to-date sizing system - no other modern system is available at present. Hundreds of illustrations and instructions are used to illustrate this system of pattern cutting, offering both students and designers the means to achieve original, well-cut designs.

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Table of contents

Introduction; Design for children's wear; The growth of children and adolescents; The basic principles; The basic body blocks and size chart; The sleeve; Openings, collars, hoods; Adaptations of the body blocks; Skirts and trousers; Shirts, jersey wear and sportswear - all age groups; Nightwear; The basic blocks and size charts: girls (developing figures), approximate age 11-14 years; Developing designs.