Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, "Patternmaking for Fashion Design" offers detailed yet easy-to-understand explanations of the essence of patternmaking. Hinging on a recurring theme that all designs are based on one or more of the three major patternmaking and design principles-dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring-it provides students with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Some innovative, new information in this book include: Updated with modern, cutting-edge sketches and designs. DVD included in the back of the book. Ribbing added to the knit section of Chapter 27. More materials on children s wear and swim wear. Knock offs. Fitting corrections Advanced design projects A practical introduction to patternmaking Complete coverage of the three steps of design patterns: dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring. Chapter projects An essential reference for anyone involved in fashion design.