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Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywear
Third edition
by Winifred Aldrich

Hundreds of stylish illustrations and clear, concise instructions are used to illustrate this flexible system of pattern cutting, offering both students and designers the means to achieve original, well-cut designs.

The children's clothing market has changed remarkably during the last decade, and Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywear, 3rd edition has been totally revised and rewritten to reflect new developments, such as the increasing importance of knitted fabrics and the fashion consciousness of today's mothers.

Contents

  1. The Basic Principles - Sizing, Using Blocks, Aliquot Parts

Part One: Simple 'Flat' Pattern Cutting

Babywear (birth-2 years)

  1. Specific babywear blocks
  2. Specific babywear adaptations

Basic Garments

  1. The 'flat' blocks - woven and jersey fabrics
  2. Simple basic garments (shirts, blouses, dresses)
  3. Overgarments
  4. Leisurewear
  5. Nightwear

Part Two: Classic 'Form' Pattern cutting

Boys (1-14 years) Girls (1-12 years)

  1. The basic body blocks - including classic shirt blocks
  2. Classic sleeve cutting
  3. Classic collar cutting, hoods
  4. Classic body block adaptations (formal dresses and coats)
  5. Classic skirts and trousers

Girls - Developing figures (11-14 years)

  1. The basic blocks and size charts
  2. Grading
  3. British Standard BS 7231: Part 1 supplementary measurements

Appendix BS 7231: Part 2 tables

Index

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Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywear
Third edition
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