The Art of Fashion Draping
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This best-seller teaches students of fashion design, clothing, and dressmaking the different methods available and the principles involved in draping fabric on the dress form in a clear, easy-to-follow fashion. Connie has organized the text to facilitate learning for the novice as well as the experienced designer. The text is now organized in parts dividing the information from basic to advanced, and all basic patterns are located in one section. New and revised illustrations keep the book up to date.


CONTENTS
• Practical Draping Skills
- Fashion Influences
- Tools and Equipment
- Elements of Fabrics
- Draping Terminology
• Basic Foundation Patterns
- Blocks and Slopers
- Basic Bodice
- Basic Skirt
- Basic Shift (Torso) and Empire Designs
- Basic Sleeve
• Design Variations
- Bodice Variations
- Dartless Shapers: Shirt and Komono Designs
- Princess Shapers
- Skirts
- Pants
- Raglan Sleeve
- Collars
• Advanced Design Variations
- Dresses
- Knits
- Cowls
- Flounces, Ruffles, and Peplums


TEXT FEATURES
• Introductory chapter describing the evolution of design
• Design principles and fitting methods for draping
• Section on jacket designs

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The Art of Fashion Draping

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