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Dress Pattern Designing
The Basic Principles of Cut and Fit
Classic Edition
by Natalie Bray

Dress Pattern Designing covers the basic course and includes types of patterns, simple pattern designing, yokes, darts, sleeves, collars and necklines, and skirts.

Students, teachers, and practicing designers will benefit from this hand-on, informative work.

Contents

  1. Measurements and block patterns
  2. The bodice block (bodice analysis)
  3. Using the bodice block (introduction to pattern designing)
  4. Simple pattern design
  5. Yoke styles
  6. Dart manipulation
  7. Sleeves
  8. Designing sleeve patterns
  9. Collars
  10. Necklines, reverse, reverse-collars, capes
  11. Skirts
  12. One-piece dress foundation
  13. Designing skirt patterns (gores)
  14. Fullness in skirts: pleats, folds, gathers
  15. Flares
  16. Circular patterns

Appendices

  • The simplified bodice block
  • Adjustments to sleeve
  • Abbreviations

Fashion Supplement

  • Blocks for casual wear
  • Shoulder pad allowances
  • Cuff and sleeve openings
  • Pockets
  • Wrap and trap openings
  • Halter necklines

Index

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Dress Pattern Designing
The Basic Principles of Cut and Fit
Classic Edition
by Natalie Bray

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