Pattern Design: Fundamentals: Construction and

Pattern Design: Fundamentals: Construction and Pattern Making for Fashion Design (Volume 1)

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Pattern Design: Fundamentals: Construction and Pattern Making for Fashion Design (Volume 1) Author: Jennifer Lynne Matthews-FairbanksNumber Of Pages: 218Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing PlatformRelease Date: 11-10-2018Details: Note that there are different versions of

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Author: Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks

Number Of Pages: 218

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Release Date: 11-10-2018


Note that there are different versions of this book available. The paperback published by Createspace has black and white interior images, while the books published by Los Angeles Fashion Resource and Fairbanks publishing contain color images inside the book

Pattern Design: Fundamentals is an ideal book for beginners to the field of fashion design as well as self-guided learners. Pattern Design: Fundamentals covers the basics of pattern making, terminology and drafting concepts. This book is different than all other drafting books of its kind. This drafting book combines knowledge of drafting with sewing and construction. Please note that this book does not include "draft-by-measure." Draft-by-measure is an intermediate topic and it is best to understand how to manipulate patterns before trying to draft using personal measurements. This topic will be discussed in the Sloper book.

The best way to understand how patterns are drafted is to understand how the drafts are constructed, why certain pattern markings are used and in what order a pattern should be constructed. Understanding the construction, solidifies one’s drafting knowledge, connecting the dots of two-dimensional drafting to the three-dimensional finished garment.

Pattern Design was developed by designer and educator Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks. Fairbanks years of instructing at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising coupled with her years running her own design and sewing studio, make for the ideal combination of teaching to the visual and self-guided learner.

Chapters 1 and 2 introduce you to the tools, terms and pattern markings, including fabrics used, grainlines of patterns and the grain of a fabric. You will create a simple pattern with all appropriate markings from an unaltered sloper and learn each part of all slopers used throughout the book.

In the first section, “Shape,” Pattern Design walks you through manipulating dar

EAN: 9781725927728

Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 8.0 x 0.5 inches

Languages: English

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