Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear and Babywear

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Author: Winifred Aldrich

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118368975

Category: Design

Page: 216

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This fourth edition of Metric Pattern Cutting forChildren’s Wear and Babywear remains the standard textbook but has three majorimprovements. First, the sections have been re-organised to reflect changes inproducing and marketing children’s clothes. Today’spopularity of easy-fitting styles and knitted fabrics means thatbasic ‘flat’ pattern cutting is used toconstruct the majority of children’s wear and babywear andthis type of cutting is therefore emphasised in this new edition.Shaped blocks and garments, cut to fit the body form, are stillincluded, and are placed in chapters covering some school uniformgarments or more expensive fashion or formal clothes. The book nowclearly separates the sections useful to student beginners (PartsOne, Two and Three), and also offers more advanced or specialistsections for students who wish to pursue a career inchildren’s wear or for designers working in the differentmanufacturing sectors of the trade. The second change in this fourth edition is the introduction ofcolour coding to the sections; this makes it easier to identifyspecific processes in the book and enhances the illustrations. Finally, the size charts have been revised to reflect thechanges in body sizing. The clear division of the boys’ andgirls’ measurements in the charts has been in response to theway clothes are marketed and to co-ordinate with European sizecharts. ‘Plus’ charts for heavier children have alsobeen added.

Metric Pattern Cutting

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Author: Winifred Aldrich

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1405102780

Category: Design

Page: 208

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Since the first edition of Metric Pattern Cutting was published in 1975 to provide a straightforward introduction to flat pattern cutting, it has become the established textbook on the subject. The fourth edition continues to offer an introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting, with a range of good basic blocks and examples of their application to garments. The original blocks and many of the pattern adaptations have therefore been retained. However, the great expansion of casual wear, cut in jersey or stretch fabrics, has led to the growth of ‘flat cutting’ with no darting to create the shape and this edition devotes a whole section to this type of cutting. The sections on computer-aided design and grading have been updated. The size charts of body measurements have been revised, reflecting the changing shape of women’s bodies. Also available from Blackwell Publishing Metric Pattern Cutting for Children’s Wear and Babywear Third Edition Winifred Aldrich 0 632 05265 1 Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear Third Edition Winifred Aldrich 0 632 04113 7 Pattern Cutting for Women’s Tailored Jackets Winifred Aldrich 0 632 05467 0 Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting Winifred Aldrich 0 632 03917 5 Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear Second Edition Ann Haggar 1 405 11858 X Fashion Source Book Kathryn McKelvey 0 632 03993 0 Illustrating Fashion Kathryn McKelvey and Janine Munslow 0 632 04024 6 uhttp://www.blackwellpublishing.com/pdf/aldrich.doc

Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear

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Author: Winifred Aldrich

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444309293

Category: Design

Page: 224

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Metric Pattern Cutting for Women’s Wear, first published in 1975, provides a straightforward introductory book for students beginning courses in flat pattern cutting. This fifth edition continues to offer an introduction to the principles of pattern cutting, with a range of good basic blocks and examples of their application to garments. New for this edition is the inclusion of colour to help students recognize the different sections of the book and to enhance the garment illustrations? Colour illustrations also offer a new dimension to the updated material on computer-aided design and the CAD chapter now provides students with a clear guide to the technology. The size charts have been revised to reflect the changes in body sizing, the co-ordination with European size charts and to the way that clothes are now marketed to different sectors. The great expansion of casual wear has led to the growth of 'flat cutting' with no darting, and the section devoted to this type of cutting has been further expanded. This best-selling textbook with its tried-and-tested presentation of authoritative text and clear diagrams remains the essential purchase for students of fashion and design.

Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear

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Author: Winifred Aldrich

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1405131411

Category: Design

Page: 176

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Since the first edition was published in 1980, Metric Pattern Cutting for Menswear has become established as the standard work on this subject and has proved invaluable as both a textbook for students and a reference source for the practising designer. In this fourth edition, the chapter on computer aided design has been rewritten and extended to reflect the growing importance of CAD to the industry and as a part of fashion and design courses. The rest of the book has been updated where necessary: in particular, new blocks for tailored shirts, new details on how to adapt men’s blocks for women’s wear, and a revision of sizing and labelling information. The Author Winifred Aldrich is a practising designer who was formerly Professor of Clothing Technology at The Nottingham Trent University. She has written six books including Metric Pattern Cutting, Metric Pattern Cutting for Children’s Wear and Babywear, Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting and Pattern Cutting for Women’s Tailored Jackets. Also available from Blackwell Publishing Metric Pattern Cutting Winifred Aldrich Fourth Edition ISBN-10: 1 405 10278 0 ISBN-13: 978 1405 10278 0 Metric Pattern Cutting for Children’s Wear and Babywear Winifred Aldrich Third Edition ISBN-10: 0 632 05265 1 ISBN-13: 978 0632 05265 3 Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting Winifred Aldrich ISBN-10: 0 632 03917 5 ISBN-13: 978 0632 03917 3 Pattern Cutting for Women’s Tailored Jackets Winifred Aldrich ISBN-10: 0 632 05467 0 ISBN-13: 978 0632 05467 1 Fashion Source Book Kathryn McKelvey ISBN-10: 0 632 03993 0 ISBN-13: 978 0632 03993 7 Illustrating Fashion Kathryn McKelvey and Janine Munslow ISBN-10: 0632040246 ISBN-13: 978 0632 04024 7 Fashion Design Kathryn McKelvey and Janine Munslow ISBN-10: 0 632 05599 5 ISBN-13: 978 0632 05599 9

Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting

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Author: Winifred Aldrich

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1405136200

Category: Design

Page: 224

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One of the more difficult aspects of a designer’s training is learning how to create patterns that make full use of the characteristics of individual fabrics. With an ever increasing range of fabrics available to the designer, an understanding of the relationship between fabric, form and pattern shape is now probably the most important skill a designer has to acquire. This book discusses the factors that need to be taken into consideration and offers a unique and practical method for solving problems. Its approach to design and flat pattern cutting is based on the appraisal of the fabric (according to a scale of five for each of five fabric characteristics – weight, thickness, sheer, drape and stretch) and body shape. The book is lavishly illustrated and makes use of numerous practical examples.

Fabrics and Pattern Cutting

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Author: Winifred Aldrich

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118548132

Category: Design

Page: 232

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Getting the right cut for the right fabric is the key to gooddesign. One of the most challenging aspects of a fashiondesigner’s training is learning how to crate patterns thatutilize the characteristics of fabrics. With an ever expandingrange available, an understanding of the relationship betweenfabric, form and pattern shape is now the most important skill adesigner has to acquire. Winifred Aldrich, a leading pattern cutting authority, exploreshow a garment’s shape is created and discusses the factorsthat need to be considered when creating patterns and offers you apractical method for solving problems. No other pattern cuttingbook considers the effects of individual fabrics and its approachis based on the appraisal of the fabric and body shape. Fabrics and Patterns Cutting is the revised andsimplified edition of Fabric, Form and Flat PatternCutting. It is fully illustrated and makes use of numerouspractical examples. It also takes into account important newdevelopments in fabric – new fabrics, new methods of fabricconstruction and new fabric finishes. Free block patterns are available online for readers to printout for use in their classes.

Computer-Aided Pattern Design and Product Development

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Author: Alison Beazley,Terry Bond

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405146095

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

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The use of computers has opened up remarkable opportunities for innovative design, improved productivity, and greater efficiency in the use of materials. Uniquely, this book focuses on the practical use of computers for clothing pattern design and product development. Readers are introduced to the various computer systems which are suitable for the industry, the principles and techniques of pattern design applied to computer systems are explained, and readers are shown how product data management can be used in clothing product development.

Soft Computing in Textile Engineering

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Author: Abhijit Majumdar

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 085709081X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 560

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Soft computing refers to a collection of computational techniques which study, model and analyse complex phenomena. As many textile engineering problems are inherently complex in nature, soft computing techniques have often provided optimum solutions to these cases. Although soft computing has several facets, it mainly revolves around three techniques; artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic and genetic algorithms. The book is divided into five parts, covering the entire process of textile production, from fibre manufacture to garment engineering. These include soft computing techniques in yarn manufacture and modelling, fabric and garment manufacture, textile properties and applications and textile quality evaluation. Covers the entire process of textile production, from fibre manufacture to garment engineering including artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic and genetic algorithms Examines soft computing techniques in yarn manufacture and modelling, fabric and garment manufacture Specifically reviews soft computing in relation to textile properties and applications featuring garment modelling and sewing machines

Flats

Technical Drawing for Fashion

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Author: Basia Szkutnicka

Publisher: Laurence King Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 223

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Flats, or technical drawings, are essential for anyone working in the fashion industry. Used to convey design ideas and garment details to pattern cutters and machinists, it is essential that they are drawn accurately to avoid misunderstanding and costly mistakes in sampling and production. Flats: Technical Drawing for Fashionexplains how to create a technical fashion drawing using a simple and straightforward step-by-step method accompanied by some time-saving tips. This method is explained for those who wish to use Adobe Illustrator as well as for those who prefer to draw by hand. The second part of the book presents over 400 technical drawings of garment types, styles, and construction details, the basic key shapes of which are shown alongside a specially created and photographed muslin. Accompanying each illustration is a list of all the terms by which that garment is known. This unique presentation illustrates the relationship between the three-dimensional garment and the two-dimensional drawing, allowing readers to really understand how to render technical drawings.