Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear

Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear

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This unique book contains a full range of blocks and patterns to cope with all aspects of lingerie, beachwear and leisurewear. It explains not only the methods of cutting but also the reasoning behind the methods, so that you can learn to adapt the information to other situations.


All the instructions have been tried and tested so they work
Offers many tips of the trade to give a professional appearance to completed garments
Encourages you to experiment in textbook size by supplying one-fifth scale blocks
Demonstrates how to make the fullest use of patterns as practised in industry
Considers the influence of choice of fabric on the way a pattern works
New features include tips for achieving the best results when taking personal measurements, optimum fit patterns for close fitting garments, outstanding patterns for larger cup sizes, thongs, tankinis, basques, bustiers and hipster trousers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 188 x 245 x 16mm | 550g
  • Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd Edition
  • w. figs.
  • 140511858X
  • 9781405118583
  • 62,496

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This unique book has become established as the standard work on thesubject since it was first published in 1990. It contains a fullrange of blocks and patterns to cope with all aspects of lingerie, beachwear and leisurewear. Not only the methods of cutting areexplained but also the reasoning behind them so that theinformation can be applied and adapted to other situations.


The new edition includes tips for achieving the best resultswhen taking measurements, optimum fit patterns for close fittinggarments, and outstanding patterns for larger cup sizes.
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Table of contents

Introduction.
Part 1: Principle patterns from bras to bathrobes.


The basic blocks.


Lingerie Underwear.


Lingerie Nightwear.


Part 2: Further developments.


Beach and leisurewear.


Blocks for stretch fabrics.


Appendix.


Index
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About Ann Haggar

Ann Haggar has taught extensively at degree level using her wide industrial experience. She has also written two fashion supplements for the classic books
Dress Pattern Designing and
More Dress Pattern Designing, both by Natalie Bray.
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