Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction

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AVA Publishing, Dec 24, 2008 - Design - 191 pages
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Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction leads the reader through the essential stages of creating a garment, from pattern cutting and draping a mannequin, to finishing and haberdashery.

Construction is the foundation of fashion design; it takes passion and skill to turn a two-dimensional drawing into a successful garment. This book guides you through the process, teaching you the theory, practical skills and techniques you need to succeed.

 

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Contents

Introduction
6
How to get the most out of this book
7
Getting started
10
Pattern cutting
24
Garment construction
70
Surfacespecific techniques
90
Haute couture and tailoring
108
Draping on the mannequin
120
Finishes
164
Conclusion
175
Glossary
177
Bibliography
181
Useful resources
183
Canon
189
Acknowledgements and picture credits
191
Back Cover
200

Support and structure
136

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About the author (2008)

Anette Fischer is a lecturer at the University College of the Creative Arts, London. She also teaches the postgraduate certificate in Innovative Pattern Cutting course at Central Saint Martin's College, London, and works as a trouble-shooter for the bi-annual collections of Julien MacDonald.

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