Patternmaking for Fashion Design (5th Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780135018767

ISBN-10: 0135018765

Author: Helen Joseph Armstrong

Edition: 5

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Hardcover-spiral 840 pages
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Acknowledged author Helen Joseph Armstrong wrote Patternmaking for Fashion Design (5th Edition) comprising 840 pages back in 2009. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0135018765 and 9780135018767. Since then Patternmaking for Fashion Design (5th Edition) textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $41.23 or rent at the marketplace.


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