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Sketch & Sketchbook

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...SketchAn initial drawn image that outlines the main visual elements of a garment design. A sketch is used to present the idea of how a garment will look, but without specific tailoring details.SketchbookA book containing various sketched...

Warp & Weft

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...Interlinking threads or yarns that are woven to make cloth on a loom. The warp is the lengthwise yarn through which the horizontal weft yarn is shuttled back and forth. Warp means that which is thrown across, from the German weorpan...

Pattern (fabric)

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...PaisleyA droplet-shaped motif of Persian origin, also called Persian pickles.Polka dotA pattern consisting of dots, which became popular in late 19th-century Britain.StripesLong, straight bands of single colours running...

Measurements (men)

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...The collar is measured around the neck base where a shirt fits. The chest is a measure around the fullest part with the tape held close under the arms to ensure it is high up at the back and over the shoulder blades. The waist is measured...

Pattern (paper)

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A form, template or guide used to cut out the different parts that comprise a garment. A pattern contains the style and detail of a garment and is made from a block, which relates to the measurements of the body.☛ see Block 39...

Measurements (women)

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...The neck is measured around the largest part of neck. The bust is measured under the arms and around the fullest part of the chest. The natural waistline can be found by tying a string snugly around the waist and then reaching down the side...

Accessories

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...Extraneous items that complement a whole outfit, such as hats, bags, jewellery and cuff links. Accessories can add sparkle and interesting detail to a plain outfit and can make the same outfit appear very different on separate occasions.☛...

Alpaca

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...Wool from the Andean mammal, the alpaca, is spun into a fine yarn and often woven with other natural fibres, such as protein fibres. Alpaca wool produces a luxurious fabric available in a range of natural colours and is used for sweaters...

Androgynous

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...Both masculine and feminine traits blended into one unified style, or a lack of specific gender identification. The look includes formal tailoring, military jackets, waistcoats and oversized dress shirts, enhanced by the use of fabrics...

Broderie Anglaise

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor whose work appears extensively in magazines and journals in the US and UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A form of decorating white cotton or linen. Broderie anglaise features rows of cutwork with embroidered edges to form floral shapes and patterns bound with buttonhole stitches. Pictured is a photograph by John French featuring a model...