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Surface-Specific Techniques

Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a Senior Lecturer specializing in 3D Development on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at the University of the Creative Arts, Epsom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kiran Gobin

Kiran Gobin is a creative pattern cutter and a lecturer in Fashion Design at Middlesex University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction for Fashion Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...This chapter deals specifically with the range of techniques used for specialist fabrics and materials. Finishes and treatments that are added to a fabric at any stage of its process can make the material difficult to cut, sew or finish...

Garment Construction

Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a Senior Lecturer specializing in 3D Development on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at the University of the Creative Arts, Epsom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kiran Gobin

Kiran Gobin is a creative pattern cutter and a lecturer in Fashion Design at Middlesex University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction for Fashion Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...This chapter introduces the different tools and machinery used to construct a garment. We will look at the numerous techniques available to hand sew or machine stitch a range of fabrics, and we will take a closer look at the history...

Finishes

Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a Senior Lecturer specializing in 3D Development on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at the University of the Creative Arts, Epsom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kiran Gobin

Kiran Gobin is a creative pattern cutter and a lecturer in Fashion Design at Middlesex University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction for Fashion Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...This chapter will look at the “finishing touch.” A garment can be faced, bound or left with a raw edge, depending on the desired look. Good knowledge of fastenings, linings, fabric behaviour, traditional techniques and specific fabric...

Getting Started

Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a Senior Lecturer specializing in 3D Development on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at the University of the Creative Arts, Epsom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kiran Gobin

Kiran Gobin is a creative pattern cutter and a lecturer in Fashion Design at Middlesex University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction for Fashion Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...It is important for designers to understand the fundamentals of how a garment grows from a two-dimensional concept into a three-dimensional object. A pattern is a flat paper or card template from which the parts of the garment...

Pattern Cutting

Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a Senior Lecturer specializing in 3D Development on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at the University of the Creative Arts, Epsom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kiran Gobin

Kiran Gobin is a creative pattern cutter and a lecturer in Fashion Design at Middlesex University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction for Fashion Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...Like all craft skills, pattern cutting can at first seem difficult and intimidating. But with a basic understanding of the rules to be followed (and broken!), the aspiring designer will soon learn interesting, challenging and creative...

Draping on the Mannequin

Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a Senior Lecturer specializing in 3D Development on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at the University of the Creative Arts, Epsom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kiran Gobin

Kiran Gobin is a creative pattern cutter and a lecturer in Fashion Design at Middlesex University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction for Fashion Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...Draping is modeling or shaping a piece of fabric on a mannequin (also called a model-stand, dress form or dummy) or a life model. Madeleine Vionnet (in the 1920s) and Madame Alix Grès (1930s) were the first couture designers to devote...

Haute Couture and Tailoring

Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a Senior Lecturer specializing in 3D Development on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at the University of the Creative Arts, Epsom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kiran Gobin

Kiran Gobin is a creative pattern cutter and a lecturer in Fashion Design at Middlesex University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction for Fashion Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...At the top of the garment manufacturing chain are haute couture and the tailoring crafts, which involve working with individual customers. The garments are constructed using traditional methods such as hand sewing and intricate cuts...

Garment Support and Structure

Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a Senior Lecturer specializing in 3D Development on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at the University of the Creative Arts, Epsom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kiran Gobin

Kiran Gobin is a creative pattern cutter and a lecturer in Fashion Design at Middlesex University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction for Fashion Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...This chapter offers a brief overview of the history of structured garments and introduces you to the materials and techniques that can be used to achieve support.Naturally, a fabric will always hang downwards and, depending on the weight...