Patternmaking for Womenswear, Vol 3
Basic Bodices and Sleeves, Bustiers, Dresses, Knitwear and Swimwear
Constructing Base Patterns.
Published by: Hoaki Books
This third volume of our Patternmaking for Womenswear series contains the ideal method for creating bustiers, bodices, sleeves, knitwear dresses and swimwear for womenswear. It covers the information necessary for drafting flat patterns for nearly every style there is. Developed by fashion designer and teacher Dominique Pellen after countless years of experience in the studio and the classroom, the fresh and modern approach to the creation and adaptation of flat patterns shown here make the book suitable for a wide audience, including professionals, students and basically anyone who loves to sew. (The series is being used successfully both in the top fashion school Institut Français de la Mode (IFM) in Paris and in vocational schools throughout France). The book also includes at the end, an international size chart, a measurement chart of the female body, a glossary of useful terms, a chapter about different pocket styles and a chapter on seam allowances. This completely new edited volume is the third in a series of guides that explore the exciting world of garment-making. With high-end fashion in mind, the detailed step-by-step rules are simple and easy to follow, touching on all the foundations for constructing the entire female wardrobe in a perfectly controlled way. Putting deep professional know-how at your disposal, the method taught in this book will successfully accompany you on your exciting journey through the world of sewing and fashion.