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Provides a straightforward introduction to the principles of form and flat pattern cutting. To help you produce well-cut, inventive designs, you are supplied with a good range of basic blocks, a simple and flexible system of patterns and examples of their application to garments. The updates include a brand new layout, new size charts to reflect the changes in body sizing, along with updates to the CAD section and certain blocks, illustrations and diagrams. Part one: demonstrates form pattern cutting and includes basic blocks and adaptations for a wide range of garments Part two: covers the basic processes of pattern adaptation used for the construction of sleeves and collars using both flat and form cutting methods Part three: demonstrates flat pattern cutting for a very wide range of garments and includes a comprehensive range of blocks and adaptations for garments of this style Part four: contains simple grading techniques and constructing and altering blocks for individual figures Part five: illustrates the latest software offered by CAD suppliers This best-selling textbook still remains the essential purchase for anyone looking to understand form and flat pattern cutting and to develop their own style of pattern cutting.