Synopses & Reviews
This concise book delivers superb coverage of how to design and make garments ranging from evening dresses to sleepwear. KEY TOPICS: This book contains special sections on pattern-making for men's, boys', and girls' clothing, plus many useful tools such as a checklist for completing patterns and design inspiration sheets. Includes important discussions about the use of Computer Assisted Design (CAD), and features a new appendix that includes a list of computer software currently being used in today's fashion market. For every future professional in the apparel or fashion industry.
Table of Contents
1. The Apparel Manufacturing Process.
2. Pattern-making Tips, Tools and Rules.
4. Necklines and Facings.
12. Coats and Capes.
13. Shirt and Pants Patterns for Men and Boys.
14. Clothing for Girls.
15. Patterns for Knit Garments.
16. Knockoff Designs and Garment Specifications.
17. Evening Wear.
18. Decorative Design.
Appendix A: Slopers.
Appendix B: Metric Conversion Table.
Appendix C: Standard Body Measurement Charts.
Appendix D: Other Resources for Apparel Pattern Makers.