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The Ultimate Guide to Patterndrafting: Blouses Volume 2 Blouses & Shirts: An Introduction to Torso Drafting

This book is the second in The Ultimate Guide to Patterndrafting Series as an introduction to patterndrafting for the torso and is the foundation for dresses, jackets and coats. All instructions are tailored specifically to the development of shirt and blouse designs. These introductory principles may also be applied to the development of dresses.

Included in Volume 2:

  • Highly detailed step-by-step instructions with over 1400 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 bodice, torso and sleeve block development.
  • Dart manipulations and controlling fit.
  • Standard blouse and shirt silhouette development.
  • Style details including stylelines and pockets.
  • Adding fullness with gathers, pleats, and tucks.
  • Facings and placket development for blouse and shirts.
  • Neckline and collar variations.
  • Most common blouse and shirt closures including buttons, zippers and snaps.
  • Sleeve, sleeve placket and cuff variations.
  • Developing blouse and shirt styles and variations.
  • Portfolio of practice styles.
  • Appendices of industry terms and product development templates.

Product Details:

8 1/2" x 11"
529 pages
softcover

The Ultimate Guide to Patterndrafting: Blouses & Shirts - The Ultimate Patterndrafting Series
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