Patternmaking for Fashion Design (4th Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780131112117

ISBN-10: 0131112112

Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong

Edition: 4th

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Prentice Hall
Ring-bound 832 pages
Design, Beauty, Grooming & Style
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Acknowledged author Helen Joseph Armstrong wrote Patternmaking for Fashion Design (4th Edition) comprising 832 pages back in 2005. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0131112112 and 9780131112117. Since then Patternmaking for Fashion Design (4th Edition) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $9.88 or rent at the marketplace.


Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, this hallmark book 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 all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Sewing guides included for the pleated trouser (with pattern layout), belt/loops, pockets, and zipper; the jean pant with pockets, countour belt, and fly front; and the gusset. Updated jacket foundation draft includes fabric preparation, interfacing, chest piece, tape control, and shoulder pads. Pant drafts–Trouser draft including pocket, waistband, and loop; dungaree foundation draft; grunge pant draft; and three jean waistline variations including pocket and sewing instruction. Includes fitting corrections for the basic patterns. Unique section on patternmaking for bias-cut garments. For anyone developing their patternmaking skills.