The Pattern Cutting Primer
|Author:||Jo Barnfield & Andrew Richards|
The Pattern Cutting Primer is the ultimate resource for keen sewers and aspiring fashion designers looking to get to grips with every aspect of pattern design and customisation. This practical and accessible book covers all the basics of pattern design and cutting and gives readers the confidence to take matters into their own hands and produce perfect patterns for all garments and styles. Featuring clear step-by-step instructions, the Pattern Cutting Primer covers all the basics of tools and equipment, pattern symbols and fabrics, drafting techniques, pattern developments, finishing and even gives guidelines on how to sell and market your own patterns. The perfect resource for all amateur and professional pattern-makers, designers and students.
Section One: The Basics Chapter 1: Tools, supplies and equipment Chapter 2: Understanding symbols Section Two: Drafting Techniques Chapter 3: Designing Patterns from Scratch Chapter 4: Fitting Principles/Toiles/Muslins- Pattern Adjustment Techniques Section Three: Pattern Development Chapter 5: Volume and Suppression Chapter 6: Combining and Dividing Pattern Shapes Chapter 7: Finishings Section Four: The Design Maker Chapter 8: Going Pro