Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers
Author: Julie Cole,Sharon Czachor
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 609
Release: 2014-06-05
ISBN: 1609019253
Category: Design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers Book Excerpt:

It is impossible to have good designs without having accurate quality construction skills. Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers is an up-to-date sewing guide that teaches fashion design students the skills they will need to execute their original designs in a professional environment. Each chapter covers a particular theme, such as collars, and reflects the order of assembly of any garment. More than 1,000 detailed and annotated sketches provide visual support to the techniques covered. New to this Edition: New Chapter 5 "Stitching Knits: Working with Stretch" and Chapter 7 "Fitting: Developing an 'Eye' for Good Fit" New chapter order reflects the stitching order of garments

Sample Workbook to Accompany Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

Sample Workbook to Accompany Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers
Author: Julie Cole,Sharon Czachor
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 161
Release: 2014-06-05
ISBN: 160901880X
Category: Design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sample Workbook to Accompany Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers Book Excerpt:

This companion workbook consists of project instructions and card stock worksheets in a 3-hole binder for convenient storage. Using these resources, students can store sewn sample garment details and record design information for design projects. The instructions for each project list the supplies and tasks needed to prepare the samples, plus clear cross references to sewing techniques in the textbook, Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers, 2nd Edition, and the supplementary half-scales patterns available to complete projects. Sample and Sewing worksheets are made of card stock for durable sample mounting and include space to attach sample and label sewing techniques, fabric type, fiber content, lining type, interfacing type, stitching order, stitch length, and notes on where to use the stitching technique on a garment and stitching mistakes. As students use the workbook to practice the sewing techniques, it becomes an ongoing resource and part of the design student's fashion library.

Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers
Author: Julie Christine Cole,Sharon Czachor
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2023
ISBN: 9781501377167
Category: Dressmaking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers Book Excerpt:

"To execute excellent designs, you need accurate pattern drafting and quality sewing, and Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers, Third Edition gives aspiring designers these skills. The text presents a wide range of step-by-step beginning and advanced techniques, accompanied by detailed illustrations to help with visual learning. Each chapter covers a topic following the stitching order of a garment, including stabilizers, darts, seams, pockets, tucks and pleats, zippers, waistbands, flounces, collars, facing, and more. This book also incorporates social topics relevant to the fashion industry such as sustainability, gender neutral design, and diverse representation. Learning tools like checklists and Style I.D. diagrams teach students to understand the relationships between fabric, sewing techniques, and design and apply this knowledge to their own creations"--

Vogue Butterick s Designer Sewing Techniques

Vogue   Butterick s Designer Sewing Techniques
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Touchstone
Total Pages: 126
Release: 1994
ISBN: 9780671888787
Category: Clothing and dress
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vogue Butterick s Designer Sewing Techniques Book Excerpt:

Inspired by the PBS-TV series "Sewing Today", this guide shows how to add professional details to home-sewn garments to achieve an authentic "designer look". Lavishly illustrated, the book profiles top designers such as Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, and others, revealing sewing techniques that make their clothes extraordinary.

Sewing for Fashion Designers

Sewing for Fashion Designers
Author: Anette Fischer
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2015-04-06
ISBN: 1780677049
Category: Design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sewing for Fashion Designers Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive guide explores the fundamental sewing methods fashion designers need and teaches professional garment construction. Chapter One introduces sewing tools and machinery (including industrial machines). It discusses how to work with patterns and explains cutting-out methods. Chapter Two is devoted to different fabrics and how they work, focusing on the construction of a garment, including fastenings and trimmings, and the use of materials to support structured pieces, such as corsets. Hand-sewing techniques and basic seams are explored in Chapter Three. Techniques are demonstrated with step-by-step photographic guides combined with technical drawings. A guide to making garment details and decorations, such as pockets, waistlines, and necklines, is found in Chapter Four. Chapter Five addresses fabric-specific techniques, for everything from lace to neoprene. The best technical approaches to use for patternmaking and construction are discussed for each fabric. Catwalk images demonstrate how these kinds of techniques are employed by designers.

The Dressmaker s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques

The Dressmaker s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques
Author: Lynda Maynard
Publsiher: Interweave
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2010-12-21
ISBN: 9781596682474
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dressmaker s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques Book Excerpt:

Packed with professional techniques and tips, The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques takes the mystery out of the sewing and finishing techniques that many dressmakers assume are either extremely difficult or are only for professional fashion designers. Fashion designer and expert sewist Lynda Maynard tackles each professional technique with clear instructions in simple step-by-step stages. Once these skills are understood, sewists will embrace their dressmaking projects with more confidence and the ability to create chic, refined looks. The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques unlocks the door to stunning results with better shaping, simpler construction methods, and professional finishing touches. Lynda also explains several seemingly difficult "secrets," from making bindings and finishing for hems, armholes, and necklines to underpinnings and structuring techniques. Plus, she teaches how to master finishing touches from textured stitches to couching and applique. A complete guide to the fabrics suited to each technique and inspirational fashion photography are also included.

Illustrated Guide to Sewing Garment Construction

Illustrated Guide to Sewing  Garment Construction
Author: Fox Chapel Publishing,Colleen Dorsey
Publsiher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2011-04-01
ISBN: 1607650258
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Illustrated Guide to Sewing Garment Construction Book Excerpt:

Learn how to make all the building blocks of a great wardrobe. A perfect book for those who want to make their own clothing for style, fit, or just for fun.

Garment Construction

Garment Construction
Author: Peg Couch
Publsiher: Design Originals
Total Pages: 175
Release: 2011-04-01
ISBN: 9781565235090
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Garment Construction Book Excerpt:

Presents information about basic garment construction, using patterns, and instructions on how to create basic clothes such as shirts, skirts, and blouses.

Quick Easy Guide to Sewing Techniques

Quick   Easy Guide to Sewing Techniques
Author: Sandra Lenker,Amy Sue Addison Licameli
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 176
Release: 1978
ISBN: 9780884210818
Category: Dressmaking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Intermediate Guide to Pattern Fitting and Alteration

Intermediate Guide to Pattern Fitting and Alteration
Author: Mae Gallagher
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 108
Release: 2020-12-06
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Intermediate Guide to Pattern Fitting and Alteration Book Excerpt:

Are you tired of sewing ill-fitting garments that don't flatter you or your clients? Would you like to finally get to the bottom of why what you sew never seems to fit?Maybe you've mastered the basic pattern-making techniques and are ready to take your projects to the next level. Or maybe you are looking for exciting new patterns to update your wardrobe. If so, then Intermediate Guide to Pattern Fitting and Alteration is for you. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned pattern-maker, this guide offers sought-after tactics to create thrilling designer garments. Turn tricky alterations of new clothes into perfectly fitting apparel with no difference from the originals. With simple language and sample projects, you'll learn behind-the-scenes techniques that professional pattern designers use to make beautiful clothes. Say goodbye to poorly fitting clothes and welcome gorgeous garments that set you apart from your peers. Here's a sample of what you'll discover inside Intermediate Guide to Pattern Fitting and Alteration Distinct sewing patterns, diverse methods of pattern-making, and different alteration techniques. Little-known tricks for altering garments including examples so that you can immediately apply these skills to your next project. The fundamentals of textile and apparel design since you can't become an expert until you fully grasp the basics of fashion design. Without this, you can easily sew clumsy-looking clothes. The tools you need to create accurate patterns and alterations. Also discover awesome accessories to boost the appearance of your designs and wow yourself and your clients. Seven projects to sharpen your pattern-making and alteration skills and turn you into a professional pattern designer. And much, much more! Don't worry if you feel overwhelmed! Each chapter will walk you through everything you need to know in a clear, easy-to-understand way. No longer will boring clothes have to be discarded. Now, you can turn garments into designer-level pieces that everyone will adore. Just imagine taking two different-colored T-shirts and sewing them together to produce something new! Exciting, isn't it? You can do all that and more with the purchase of this book! Get started now!

Textile Technology Digest

Textile Technology Digest
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1999
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Textile fabrics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textile Technology Digest Book Excerpt:

Blair Ketchum s Country Journal

Blair   Ketchum s Country Journal
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1976
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Country life
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Sew Save Source Book

The Sew   Save Source Book
Author: Margaret Ann Boyd
Publsiher: Betterway Books
Total Pages: 212
Release: 1984
ISBN: 9780932620231
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sew Save Source Book Book Excerpt:

Lists more than fifteen hundred mail order sources for fabrics, trims, stencils, dyes, embroidery materials, upholstery supplies, patterns, and equipment

Threads Magazine

Threads Magazine
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2004
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Textile design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Farm Journal

Farm Journal
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1976
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Agriculture
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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101 Sewing Secrets

101 Sewing Secrets
Author: Singer Sewing
Publsiher: Random House Canada
Total Pages: 136
Release: 1989
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

101 Sewing Secrets Book Excerpt:

Provides suggestions for selecting sewing supplies and setting up a sewing room, copying and existing garment, and making professional and designer-type details

Vogue Sewing

Vogue Sewing
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Harpercollins
Total Pages: 511
Release: 1982
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Dressmaking.
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vogue Sewing Book Excerpt:

A comprehensive guide to sewing techniques and equipment covers construction methods, tailoring and couture techniques, information about natural and man-made fabrics, pattern tips, and a fashion glossary

The New Vogue Sewing Book

The New Vogue Sewing Book
Author: Buttericks
Publsiher: Xs Books
Total Pages: 511
Release: 1980
ISBN: 9780884210979
Category: Dressmaking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Timesaving Sewing

Timesaving Sewing
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Random House Canada
Total Pages: 140
Release: 1987
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Timesaving Sewing Book Excerpt:

Tells how to organize a sewing area, demonstrates sewing shortcuts for clothing curtains, and pillows, and explains how an overlock machine works

The Art of Couture Sewing

The Art of Couture Sewing
Author: Zoya Nudelman
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 465
Release: 2016-03-10
ISBN: 1609018311
Category: Design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Couture Sewing Book Excerpt:

The Art of Couture Sewing is a practical guide to custom techniques in the construction of couture garments. Beginning with a brief history of haute couture, the book covers tools and supplies then discusses matching fabrics with the appropriate needle, thread, pressing, and construction techniques. The types of closures, hems and finishes used in couture as well as basic draping techniques are discussed. The text is filled with step-by-step techniques along with clear instructions and illustrations. Nudelman covers many embellishment techniques, including beading, embroidering, and fine stitching with added sections on shisha, couching, eyelet overcasting and ribbon rosette stitches. Highly illustrated with photographs of couture designs as well as close-ups of finishes and details, The Art of Couture Sewing will inspire the design of high-quality garments using couture techniques. New to this edition ~Expanded coverage of corset history, design, and construction ~New chapter on constructing large skirts including trains, hoop skirts, and petticoats ~Updated fashion photographs and new illustrations throughout the book Features ~End-of-chapter biographies discuss notable designers and their couture techniques, such as Paul Poiret, Coco Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and Vera Wang ~More than 1,300 color photos and illustrations