Fitting and Pattern Alteration

Fitting and Pattern Alteration : A Multi-method Approach

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This textbook teaches students how to recognize, evaluate, and correct fit for over 100 figure variations. The book utilizes a multi-method approach that is both logical and easyto- follow, and each procedure is clearly identified and fully-illustrated. The second edition will include new information concerning figure evaluation, methods for working with multi-sized patterns, and instructions for correcting garments that have more than one fit problem. New to this Edition: -- Reorganized table of contents to reflect industry perspective -- Instructions for applying concepts to men's wear and children's wear -- Over 100 fitting variations and solutions to fitting problems -- Covers the elements and principles of design as they relate to fitting -- Multi-method approach to figure evaluation, fitting, and alternation includes both slash and pivot method -- Learning Objectives and important terms listed at the beginning of each chapter -- Review Questions at the end of each chapter Interactive exercises within each chapter -- Double-page format for each figure variation
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 229 x 305 x 30.48mm | 1,324g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, figures
  • 1563677830
  • 9781563677830
  • 133,459

Table of contents

Contents: Get Ready Preparing For Success in Fitting and Alteration Using the Elements and Principles of Design Fitting Standards Get Set Methods of Figure Evaluation and Style Selection Methods of Fitting the Figure Methods of Pattern Alteration Methods for Using Personalized Patterns and Slopers Methods of Garment Alteration Go! Skirts and Pants Bodices Sleeves Combined Bodices and Skirts
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About Elizabeth L. Liechty

Elizabeth Liechty is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Della N. Pottberg-Steineckert is Professor Emerita at Brigham Young University. Judith Rasband is the founder and CEO of Conselle L.C. and director of the Conselle Institute of Image Management.
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