Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction

Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction

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"Basics Fashion Design: Construction" is the third book the "Basics Fashion Design" series. It leads the reader through the essential stages of creating a garment, from pattern cutting and draping a mannequin, to finishing and haberdashery.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 18mm | 639.56g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • AVA Publishing SA
  • Lausanne, Switzerland
  • English
  • 200 colour illustrations
  • 2940373752
  • 9782940373758
  • 54,326

About Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a lecturer at the University College of the Creative Arts, London. She also teaches the postgraduate certificate in Innovative Pattern Cutting course at Central Saint Martin's College, London, and works as a trouble-shooter for the bi-annual collections of Julien MacDonald.show more

Table of contents

Introduction. How to get the most out of this book. Getting started: Pattern cutting tools and equipment; Silhouettes; Sizing and grading; Blocks and patterns. Pattern cutting: How to read a design drawing; Dart manipulation; Slash and spread; Sleeves; Collars; Pockets; Bias cut; Fitting the toile; Laying a pattern on to fabric. Garment construction: Tools for the techniques; Seams; Seam finishes; Hand sewing techniques. Surface-specific techniques: Felted fabrics; Lace; Leather; Fur; Knits and stretch-woven fabrics; Sequinned and beaded fabrics; Velvet; Transparent fabrics. Haute couture and tailoring: Haute couture; Designing haute couture; Tailoring; Tailoring techniques. Draping on the mannequin: Modelling tools and equipment; Grain line and draping; Draping style; Geometric shapes; Inspired designers. Support and structure: History of supported and structured garments; Supporting materials; Interlining/fusing; Corsetry; Creating volume. Finishes: Linings; Facings; Fastenings; Haberdashery. Conclusion. Glossary. Bibliography. Useful resources. Canon. Acknowledgements and picture credits.show more

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