Draping for Fashion Design eBook (5e) : 9780133003383

Draping for Fashion Design eBook (5e)

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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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About the book: For courses in Fashion Design, Pattern Making, Draping, Introduction to Fashion, and Fashion Promotion. Draping for Fashion Design, 5th Edition, is the definitive basic instructional text for draping in numerous fashion design programs since its original publication. This book covers all of the fundamental material for beginning and advanced study in an intensive fashion design program and prepares students for the industry. Based on current industry methods, it reflects the dramatic changes of computer integration into the basic design and pattern development process and demonstrates simplified methods wherever they are employed in the industry. Updated throughout, this edition offers a new chapter on children's wear, new illustrations, and revised diagrams that enhance clarity.

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Table of contents
  • Foreword.
  • Preface.
  • Introduction.
  •  1. Basic Preparation.
  •  2. Basic Patterns.
  •  3. Bodices.
  •  4. Skirts.
  •  5. Pants.
  •  6. The Midriff and Yokes.
  •  7. Collars.
  •  8. Sleeves.
  •  9. The Shift.
  • 10. The Princess Dress.
  • 11. Sportswear and Casual Wear.
  • 12. Tailored Garments.
  • 13. Children's Wear
  • 14. Functional Finishes.
  • 15. Pockets.
  • 16. Draping in Fabric and Fitting.
  • Appendix A: Conversion of Inches to Centimeters.
  • Selected Bibliography.
  • Index.
Features & benefits

Computers in the design process–Referenced through every relevant section of the text.

  • Introduces students to the functions of this highly versatile and efficient tool in virtually every step of apparel design and manufacturing.

Unique Sportswear and Casual Wear chapter–Includes working with knitted fabrics and the unstructured drop-shoulder jacket.

  • Provides students with current material on an important segment of the industry so that they can gain experience in the design process for modern casual apparel and designing to specifications.

Current methods–Fits the needs of today's designers.

  • Provides students with simplified methods of developing designs and enables them to combine flat pattern making and draping.

Up-to-date Fitting section.

  • Prepares students for the real world and shows them how to fit both muslins and fabric prototypes on a live model.

Step-by-step directions–In a workbook format.

  • Enables students to better complete projects and understand the material.

Sewing Tips–Included for many draping projects.

  • Provides students with clear and simple sewing instructions for special sewing problems that arise in draping.

Apparel Company and its divisions.

  • Provides students with an overview of the Apparel Company and the various customers who buy apparel. 
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