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The Art of Fashion Draping

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Publisher Comments:

Intended for students of fashion design, clothing and dressmaking, this easy-to-follow bestseller teaches the different methods and principles involved in draping fabric on the dress form. The Art of Fashion Draping, 3rd Edition, is organised from basic to more advanced topics. New and revised illustrations keep the book up to date.

Synopsis:

- Additional dart variations<BR>- Contrasting the One Dart Sloper with the Two Dart Sloper<BR>- New "Projects" chapter to help guide students in creating their own designs

About the Author

Connie Amaden-Crawford is a former instructor at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, California. Her professional experience includes positions as a patternmaker, grader and design consultant. She is currently President and CEO of Fashion Patterns by Coni and is a nationally recognised fashion specialist. She has been featured in magazines such as Threads, Sew News and Notions and was a guest speaker on ABC's TV series HOME. She is the author of the bestseller, Guide to Fashion Sewing, 2nd Edition.

Table of Contents

* Practical Draping Skills

-Fashion Influences

-Tools and Equipment

-Elements of Fabrics

-Draping Terminology

* Basic Foundation Patterns

-Blocks and Slopers

-Basic Bodice

-Basic Skirt

-Basic Shift (Torso) and Empire Designs

-Basic Sleeve

* Design Variations

-Bodice Variations

-Dartless Shapers: Shirt and Komono Designs

-Princess Shapers

-Skirts

-Pants

-Raglan Sleeve

-Collars

* Advanced Design Variations

-Dresses

-Knits

-Cowls

-Flounces, Ruffles, and Peplums

NEW TO THIS EDITION

* Introductory chapter describing the evolution of design

* Designing principles and fitting methods for draping

* Section on jacket designs

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563672774
Publisher:
Fairchild Books
Subject:
Fashion
Author:
Amaden-Crawford, Connie
Subject:
Dressmaking
Subject:
Pattern design
Subject:
Dressmaking -- Pattern design.
Subject:
Fashion design
Subject:
General-General
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Student
Publication Date:
20041026
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
illustrations
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
11.9 x 8.96 x 1.02 in 1 lb

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