Each title in the Pattern-drafting for Fashion series is a practical guide to advanced pattern-making for fashion students and serious home dressmakers.
Every garment must follow precise rules of carefully structured design, to which even the most experienced couturiers must adhere. Pattern-drafting for Fashion provides all the necessary instructions to enable you to make your own clothing, while at the same time understanding the detailed construction of every type of garment.
Pattern-drafting for Fashion: The Basics shows how to construct the block for the bodice and skirt, and then modify it for different styles. Chapters featuring necklines, collars, sleeves and pockets demonstrate how to perfect the detailing of your patterns and personalise your garment. Clearly illustrated and packed with handy tips, this essential text is a must for anyone who wants to succeed in fashion design.