Pattern Cutting

Pattern Cutting

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An introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting, this practical book shows students how to interpret the human form and look at clothing through the eyes of a designer rather than a consumer. As well as explaining the proportions of human anatomy, the book introduces key tools and then takes the reader from simple pattern-cutting ideas to more advanced creative methods. Step-by-step illustrations show how to create basic bodice, sleeve, skirt, dress and trouser blocks, before demonstrating how to adapt these to create patterns for original designs. There is also a chapter dedicated to digital technology and how this is increasingly being used in both colleges and industry. The book also examines a selection of the author's own creative designs, encouraging experimentation with the potential of pattern cutting.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 22mm | 907.18g
  • Laurence King Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 620 illustrations, 400 in colour
  • 1856697509
  • 9781856697507
  • 32,061

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About Dennic Chunman Lo

Dennic Chunman Lo is Director of the Creative Pattern Cutting course at London College of Fashion. He has his own fashion label, Lo and Cabon.

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