Pattern Magic 3


Author: Tomoko Nakamichi
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780676944
Category: Design
Page: 100
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In this new addition to the Pattern Magic series from Japan, Tomoko Nakamichi teaches you how to sculpt with fabric, creating beautiful shapes, waves and accents. Next, she looks at creating dynamic movement in garments, using ruffles, shirring and precise, sharply pleated lines. All the measurements and scaling information you need to start pattern making is included. As throughout the series, all the patterns are based on a basic block, supplied in the book. Thorough step-by-step instructions and diagrams will ensure that your own patterns translate beautifully to your choice of garment, while photographs of the finished garments will inspire you to create your own designs.

Pattern Magic

Stretch Fabrics
Author: Tomoko Nakamichi
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856698276
Category: Design
Page: 104
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Pattern Magic Stretch Fabrics is the third in the series of cult Japanese pattern making books, now translated into English. The new volume looks at working with stretch and jersey fabric. Material that stretches lengthways or sideways can be magical in itself. This book takes the special qualities of jersey and stretch fabrics and uses them to create stunning, sculptural designs. In two parts, the book shows how to work with stretch fabrics and how to cut patterns that exploit their properties with truly original results. The book is accompanied by a basic paper pattern block.

Pattern Magic 2


Author: Tomoko Nakamichi
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856697064
Category: Design
Page: 104
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Pattern Magic 2 is the cult pattern-cutting book from Japan, partner to the original title Pattern Magic. Inspiring and exciting, this volume takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with more step-by-step projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. These easy-to-follow illustrations and detailed instructions makeit easy to create stunning, sculptural clothes.

Pattern Magic 2


Author: Tomoko Nakamichi
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856697064
Category: Design
Page: 104
View: 6273
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Pattern Magic 2 is the cult pattern-cutting book from Japan, partner to the original title Pattern Magic. Inspiring and exciting, this volume takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with more step-by-step projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. These easy-to-follow illustrations and detailed instructions makeit easy to create stunning, sculptural clothes.

Drape Drape 2


Author: Hisako Sato
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780670041
Category: Design
Page: 88
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Drape Drape 2 is the follow-up to the cult Japanese draping book Drape Drape and the latest in the new series from Bunka Fashion College. Includes 14 stylish contemporary designs for tops, dresses, skirts, vests, and jackets, with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and diagrams that skilfully guide the reader through the draping process. With two full-scale patterns at the back, this book provides exciting design ideas and highly practical techniques for readers looking to continue exploring the art of draping.

The Magic Pattern Book

Sew 6 Patterns Into 36 Different Styles!
Author: Amy Barickman
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761171622
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 310
View: 334
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Presents six dressmaking patterns that can be used to create an entire wardrobe that has thirty-six different looks and a total of over two hundred garments and accessories.

Draping

The Complete Course
Author: Karolyn Kiisel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781780672861
Category: Design
Page: 320
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Draping is the art of using cotton muslin to create a fashion design directly on a mannequin. It is an essential skill for fashion designers. In this book, Karolyn Kiisel presents a series of step-by-step projects, creating real garments in classic styles, that are designed to develop skills from the most basic to more advanced techniques. Starting with the basics of choosing and preparing the dress form for draping, the book advances through pinning, trimming and clipping, and creating shape using darts and tucks, to adding volume using pleats and gathers, and handling complex curves. Advanced skills include how to use support elements such as shoulder pads, under layers and petticoats and how to handle bias draping. The book culminates with a chapter on improvisational skills. Each skill and technique throughout the book is explained through specially commissioned step-by-step photographs and line drawings that bring the art of creating womenswear in three dimensions to life.

Fabric Manipulation

150 Creative Sewing Techniques
Author: Ruth Singer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781446302460
Category: Appliqué
Page: 175
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"Features 150 creative sewing techniques, from smocking, trapunto quilting and reverse applique to Suffolk puffs, pleating and shirring"--P. [4] of cover.

Fashion Pattern Cutting

Line, Shape and Volume
Author: Zarida Zaman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 147258340X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 144
View: 4899
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Designed to boost draping confidence and design creativity, Fashion Pattern Cutting is a step-by-step guide to the pattern cutting process, from finding inspiration for a fashion-forward design through to creating the finished product. - Clear visuals show each step from mood board to patterns and possible design variations - Written in a friendly, approachable style by an experienced designer and teacher - Provides readers with the tools and techniques to experiment and create their own unique designs Fashion Pattern Cutting is a creative pattern cutting book that pushes the boundaries of experimentation on the mannequin stand. In this book, experienced fashion designer Zarida Zaman explains how to make garments bearing in mind the relationship between fabric, drape, weight and 3D forms. Taking architecture, origami and natural forms as her three key sources of inspiration, the author shows how to create varied and exciting contemporary styles using crisp folds, bold shapes and natural fabrics. Written in an accessible style with clear visuals and plenty of tips and tricks, the book gives readers the tools and confidence to experiment creatively. Included in this book are hand-drawn illustrations of pattern pieces, complete with measurements, and suggestions for how to apply techniques across a range of garments. The patterns reveal the deceptively simple draping techniques used to create stylish, minimalist designs, and enable readers, whether beginners or experienced pattern cutters, to put together stunning and innovative designs themselves.

Pattern Magic 2 - Phantasievolle Schnitte


Author: Tomoko Nakamichi
Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3830708815
Category:
Page: 99
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Casual Sweet Clothes

Favorite Pieces for Every Day
Author: Noriko Sasahara
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780672298
Category: Design
Page: 80
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Casual Sweet Clothes offers you gorgeous tops, dresses, jackets, and skirts with a designer edge. Simple step-by-step instructions and diagrams guide you through the process of sewing each garment, and the full-size patterns included at the back of the book guarantee perfectly fitting results every time. The 18 simple but stylish casual pieces in this book make the foundation of a handmade wardrobe that will last for years.

Pattern Cutting and Making Up


Author: Janet Ward,Martin Shoben
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136076212
Category: Design
Page: 224
View: 7664
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Major changes have occurred in the last few years in the methods of cutting and manufacturing outerwear. Light clothing companies are now manufacturing these heavy garments because of the development of fusible interlinings and new manufacturing techniques which have resulted in the deskilling of traditional tailoring methods. Outerwear has consquently assumed much greater importance in light clothing courses and this book - the first of its kind - has been written to reflect these industrial changes. It offers a course of practical and theoretical study which is related to specific garment types and fabrics. An essential manual for students at every level. Suitable for use in CGLI, BTEC and degree courses, this uniquely comprehensive work is certain to become a standard textbook on its subject.

Vintage Couture Tailoring


Author: Thomas von Nordheim
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847975887
Category: Design
Page: 160
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Traditional tailoring is a fascinating craft, which has not changed for many centuries, however, the techniques are now known only by a few practising in the best couture ateliers and bespoke tailor's workrooms. Nothing feels quite so luxurious or sophisticated as bespoke clothes, but the tailoring skills they require are often seen to be shrouded in mystery and the clothes therefore only accessible to the rich and famous. This practical book reveals the trade secrets of couture tailoring and brings vintage couture tailoring within the reach of all. With step-by-step photographs and professional tips throughout, it shows how a ladies' jacket is made and thereby introduces a range of fundamental tailoring techniques. These can be used for garments for either gender, as well as other sewing projects: moulding fabric to shape with the iron; employing loose interfacings; hollow shoulder construction; pad stitching canvas; interlining and weighting hems;making tailored and bound buttonholes;.... and many more forgotten techniques.Written by a tailor of international repute, Vintage Couture Tailoring is dedicated to all who appreciate the highest standard of craftsmanship, and who like using their eyes and hands to produce beautiful garments.Vintage couture tailoring is practised by only a few establishments around the world today and this practical book reveals the trade secrets of couture tailoring. An invaluable guide for professionals wishing to further their skills, and for enthusiasts with an interest in traditional tailoring. Shows how to make a ladies' jacket from preparation through to assembly and reveals the exquisite finishing details that are the hallmark of couture tailoring. Superbly illustrated with 417 colour step-by-step photographs.Thomas von Nordheim is a tailor of international repute.

Computerized Patternmaking for Apparel Production


Author: Laura Nugent
Publisher: Fairchild Books
ISBN: 9781563676192
Category: Design
Page: 352
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Computerized Patternmaking for Apparel Production takes a unique approach to learning Gerber AccuMark technology. This book includes all the procedures that the fashion industry uses to create a style and rush it to a factory for cutting and mass production. Through 20 lessons focusing on patternmaking, digitizing, grading, and marker making, students will grasp the cycle of apparel production from patternmaking to cutting. This book bridges the gap between knowing what the software functions do and applying them in today's working environment.

Pattern magic 2 : la magia del patronaje


Author: Tomoko Nakamichi
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788425224409
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 103
View: 542
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'Pattern Magic - La magia del patronaje' recopila una treintena de patrones que permiten diseñar prendas esculturales y vanguardistas, gracias a la desbordante imaginación de Tomoko Nakamichi. Los juegos visuales y los trucos de magia son ahora la fuente de inspiración de la diseñadora japonesa. Nakamichi utiliza recursos como el trampantojo, la papiroflexia o la geometría para crear prendas de siluetas imposibles, algunas con efectos futuristas y otras con toques ingeniosos, como los pliegues que se evaporan. La obra incluye toda la información necesaria para iniciarse en una nueva dimensión del patronaje. La autora propone instrucciones sencillas y la mínima confección posible. Cada patrón base se explica paso a paso mediante diagramas y fotografías que muestran las diversas fases del ensamblaje de la prenda, además de las medidas y el escalado.

The Wizards of Once


Author: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316472158
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 400
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The instant New York Times and International Bestseller! In the first book of a new series by the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon, the warring worlds of Wizards and Warriors collide in a thrilling and enchanting adventure. Once there were Wizards, who were Magic, and Warriors, who were not. But Xar, son of the King of Wizards, can't cast a single spell. And Wish, daughter of the Warrior Queen, has a banned magical object of her own. When they collide in the wildwood, on the trail of a deadly witch, it's the start of a grand adventure that just might change the fabric of their worlds. With Cressida Cowell's trademark wit, and the same stunning combination of action, adventure, humor, heart, and incredible artwork that made How to Train Your Dragon a beloved bestselling franchise, The Wizards of Once will transport and enchant readers.

Start Up Your Fashion Label


Author: Aarthi Gunnupuri
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 935177936X
Category: Self-Help
Page: 184
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The fashion industry is seductive. The lights, the glamour, the glory. You may be a great artist and have fabulous design ideas, but having a head for business is a different matter. So how do you go about establishing your fashion line? How do you build your brand and get splashed on the inside pages of glossies? Here's the perfect guide for you. Learn the basics of creating and executing a business plan, exhibiting your designs in big retail chains, setting up an e-commerce store and, finally, participating in a fashion week. Study the success stories of masters like J.J. Valaya and Anita Dongre. With the right design ideas, passion and perseverance, you can learn how to be right under the spotlight.

Pattern Making


Author: Dennic Chunman Lo
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856697507
Category: Design
Page: 240
View: 9010
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An introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting, this practical book shows students how to interpret the human form and look at clothing through the eyes of a designer rather than a consumer. As well as explaining the proportions of human anatomy, the book introduces key tools and then takes the reader from simple pattern-cutting ideas to more advanced creative methods. Finally, the book looks at the work of fashion designers who are masters of pattern cutting, such as Comme des GarCons, John Galliano, Yohji Yamamoto and Issey Miyake. With photographs of final and dissected garments, along with CAD/CAM diagrams to explain how those pieces were cut, the book will gradually build an understanding of pattern cutting, and enable students to experiment and create exciting patterns for their own designs.

Patternmaking for Fashion Design


Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133003418
Category: Education
Page: 832
View: 9001
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. 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. 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

No Patterns Needed

DIY Couture from Simple Shapes
Author: Rosie Martin
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780678283
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 208
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If you want to sew your own clothes but are put off by the idea of cutting out pattern pieces covered with dotted lines and symbols, this is the book for you. Using Rosie Martin's innovative method, you begin with nothing but a rectangle, circle, or triangle of fabric and some basic body measurements. Next, follow the detailed step-by-step photographs and diagrams to complete your garment. You'll need a sewing machine, but no special equipment or expensive fabrics. With plenty of variations suggested for each garment, there's lots of room for your own creative touches, too.