Concepts of Pattern Grading: Techniques for Manual and Computer Grading

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Sep 24, 2015 - Design - 240 pages

This step-by-step introduction to grading combines the theory of pattern grading with its practical applications. After presenting the x, y orientation to familiarize readers with the concepts of computer grading and using the Cartesian graph, the text takes a holistic approach, integrating anthropometry, size specifications, and grade guides into the grading process for women's garments with emphasis on maintaining fit and style sense.

New to this Edition:
- Expanded discussion of computer grading technology including Optitex, Gerber, Lectra, and Tukatech software
- 20% new end-of-chapter exercises
- Includes more than 200 illustrations and 85 tables for grade rules, measurement charts and garment specifications
- Added discussion on grading from specifications and development of tolerances
- Instructor's Guide and Test Bank provide answers to exercises, completed and blank grade rule tables, grade charts for different base sizes and projects for further research

Concepts of Pattern Grading STUDIO:
- Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
- Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions
- Practice your skills with extra exercises

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER
9
Manual Grading on
19
Exercises
35
Computer Grading
37
Length Grades 14 Relationship between Grade Guide and Grade Plot Graded Patterns
44
Grading the Basic Pattern
45
CHAPTER 6
71
CHAPTER 10
129
Summary
156
CHAPTER 11
159
APPENDIXA Rationale for a Simplified Grading
171
on the PS 4270 Grade Guide
186
APPENDIX BASTM D 558610 Standard Table
195
Concepts of Alphanumeric Table B 5 Sizing Specifications for Misses Women
204
3 Grade Distributions for Misses Sizes ASTM D 5586 Standard Tables of Body
211

CHAPTER 7
83
CHAPTER 8
99
Grading Stretch Garments
115
Pattern Grading Aids
217
Manual Grading 25
225
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Kathy K. Mullet is an associate professor at Oregon State University, US.

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