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The Ultimate Guide to Patterndrafting: Dresses Volume 4: Dresses: Advanced Drafting for the Torso


This book is the fourth in The Ultimate Guide to Patterndrafting focusing on intermediate patterndrafting for the torso. All instructions are tailored specifically to the development of dress designs. These advanced principles may also be applied to the development of blouses, shirts and skirts.

Included in Volume 4:

  • Highly detailed step-by-step instructions with over 2000 diagrams and illustrations.
  • Metric and Imperial measurements included in EVERY example.
  • Instruction on how to incorporate draft components into style development.
  • Patternmaking basics and best practices.
  • Custom 1 piece dress, 2 piece dress and sleeve block development.
  • Dart manipulations and controlling fit.
  • Standard dress silhouette development.
  • Style details including stylelines and pockets.
  • Adding fullness with gathers, pleats, and tucks.
  • Facing development for dresses.
  • Advanced neckline and attached collar variations including: shawl collars, notched collars, revere collars, funnel collars, bateau collars, banding, binding, and cowls.
  • Most common dress closures including buttons, zippers and snaps.
  • Advanced attached sleeve variations including raglans, dolmans, kimonos, cowls, and sleeveless.
  • Dress linings and adjustments.
  • Developing dress styles and variations.
  • Portfolio of practice styles.
  • Appendices of industry terms and product development templates.


Product Details:

8 1/2” x 11”
650 pages
softcover

The Ultimate Guide to Patterndrafting: Dresses - The Ultimate Patterndrafting Series
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