The Pattern Making Primer
All You Need to Know about Designing, Adapting, and Customizing Sewing Patterns
Publication Date: September 2012
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Basic tools and equipment Pattern symbols and fabric considerations Designing patterns from scratch, which includes measuring, drafting bodices, sleeves, and skirts, digital pattern creation, basic block techniques, and more Fitting and making pattern adjustments Adding volume with pleats, tucks, and other devices Combining and dividing pattern shapes Adding finishing details, such as collars, fastenings, linings, and more Going professional and setting up Online accounts
Here in a single volume is the basic information that both amateur designers and fashion professionals need to know about making garment patterns.
Approximately 300 diagrams and illustrations.