Patternmaking and Grading Using Gerber's AccuMark Pattern Design Software eBook : 9780133514643

Patternmaking and Grading Using Gerber's AccuMark Pattern Design Software eBook

 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780133514643
ISBN 10
 
0133514641
Published
 
01/05/2015
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
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eBook
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For courses in Fashion Design: Patternmaking, Grading, Apparel Development, and Apparel Production. Patternmaking and Grading: Using Gerber AccuMark Pattern Design, 1/e examines every aspect of patternmaking and grading using Gerber AccuMark Pattern Design software and hones in on the job responsibilities often assigned to apparel patternmakers and graders. Rather than focus solely on software commands, the text incorporates invaluable insight gained from the author’s extensive experience as an industry insider.  Lessons, exercises, and quizzes focus not only on teaching the software, but also on preparing students to be successful industry professionals. Chapters cover all aspects of patternmaking, including pattern creation, drafting, digitising, plotting, knockoffs, data conversion, spec sheets, and costing markers.

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Table of contents
  • Chapter 1 - AccuMark                                   
  • Chapter 2 - Pattern Design System
  • Chapter 3 - Creating Models 
  • Chapter 4 - Creating Pieces, Creating Styles
  • Chapter 5 - Pattern Input through Digitizing
  • Chapter 6 - Pattern Input through Draft
  • Chapter 7 - Plotting
  • Chapter 8 - Measure   
  • Chapter 9 - Point
  • Chapter 10 - Editing Attributes and Internal Labels
  • Chapter 11 - Line Menu
  • Chapter 12 - Line Menu
  • Chapter 13 - Piece Menu
  • Chapter 14 - Modifying Pieces
  • Chapter 15 - Grading
  • Chapter 16 - Finishing Touches
  • Chapter 17 - Production Ready
  • Appendix A
  • Glossary                                 
  • Index
Features & benefits

Robust, current content.

  • Chapters cover all aspects of patternmaking, including pattern creation, drafting, digitising, plotting, knockoffs, data conversion, spec sheets, and costing markers.
  • Chapters provide comprehensive, up-to-date information, preparing patternmakers to excel in what has quickly become a global manufacturing community.
  • In addition to exploring patternmaking software, chapters also reinforce the fundamentals of good patternmaking. 

Chapters designed for learning.

  • Chapter lessons were molded over years of trial and error, incorporating years of teaching and industry experience to provide the most effective learning resource possible. Chapters build upon each other, reinforcing old topics while teaching new ones.
  • All chapters begin with chapter objectives and an introduction followed by an easy-to-understand lesson plan.
  • Guided Exercises are included throughout each chapter, providing step-by-step instructions on how to execute the lessons and offering excellent opportunities for first-time students to put new skills into practice.
  • “Time to Practice on Your Own” sections challenge students to apply what they have learned. These sections promote retention of chapter topics by asking students to recall and execute new skills.
  • Chapter Summary and Takeaways sections are excellent resources for students and teachers alike to review chapters and ensure that all concepts have been covered and retained.
  • End-of-chapter quizzes help students check their learning to ensure they have mastered chapter concepts. Answers to quiz questions are provided online. 

Downloadable pattern data.

  • Designed to be used in conjunction with the lessons from the book, Pearson offers downloadable pattern data that students can import into their software. This pattern data facilitates learning by ensuring students start off from the correct part of the design process. These patterns are works in progress— it’s up to the student to complete them as they traverse the text.
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