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    Description"Pattern Magic 2" is the cult pattern-cutting text from Japan, partner to the original "Pattern Magic" book. Inspiring and exciting, this volume takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with more step-by-step projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. This book looks at creating interesting surfaces, optical illusions and curved shapes through pattern cutting. All the basic information you need to start pattern cutting is included, from the basic block to measurements and scaling. Each project is beautifully illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs showing the stages of construction, the toiles and the finished garments. These easy-to-follow illustrations and detailed instructions make it easy to create stunning, sculptural clothes.

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    Pattern Magic 2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tomoko Nakamichi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 104
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 257 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 370 g
    ISBN 13: 9781856697064
    ISBN 10: 1856697061

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BEA
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    BIC subject category V2: WFB
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: ENGM3500
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 69
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    BIC subject category V2: AKT
    Libri: BEKL6054, ENTW9054, MODE1500
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97603600
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 46
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: DES005000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 646.4/072
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 646.4072
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    LC classification: TT520 .N35 2011
    DC22: 646.4072095
    BISAC region code:
    Thema V1.0: AKT, WFB
    Illustrations note
    200 colour illustrations
    Laurence King Publishing
    Imprint name
    Laurence King Publishing
    Publication date
    21 February 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    After serving many years as a professor at Bunka Fashion College, Ms. Nakamichi currently delivers lectures and holds courses on design making, both in Japan and overseas. This book brings together the results of the research on garment patterns she has carried out to help instruct her students.
    Table of contents
    Fundamentals Using this book Part 1 Playing with geometrics Wearing a balloon Wearing a circle Wearing a triangle Wearing a square Sprouting at the back (nyokitto) Sprouting at the front (nyokitto) Just like a stole A ball-shaped accordion (jabara) Circular accordion (jabara) Circular sleeve Square accordion (jabara) Part 2 Decorative structures Knots Like a jungle Stars Flip-turn Different facings, different looks Cowl neck Application of the cowl neck design A vanishing scarf A vanishing tie A vanishing lapel A vanishing pocket Bunka-style sloper for an adult woman Bunka-style sloper for an adult woman (Size M) (half-scale)