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Sewing for fashion designers

Author: Anette Fischer
Publisher: London : Laurence King Publishing, 2015. 2015©
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive guide explores all the fundamental sewing methods and introduces professional garment construction.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fischer, Anette.
Sewing for fashion designers
(OCoLC)890626164
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anette Fischer
ISBN: 9781780677026 1780677022
OCLC Number: 908685967
Description: 1 online resource (319 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction; Chapter 1: Getting Started; The Studio; Pins and Needles; Cutting Equipment; Marking Tools; Measuring Tapes and Rulers; The Right Sewing Machine for the Job; Four Main Machine Stitches; Machines for Special Tasks; What to Watch out for when Stitching Seams; Pressing Equipment; Taking Body Measurements; How to Work with Patterns; Understanding Symbols on Patterns; Seam Allowance; Hem Allowance; Understanding the Fabric; How to Use the Grain Line; Preparing the Fabric; Pattern Layout on the Fabric; How to Mark the Pattern onto the Fabric; Cutting Out; Industry Production Methods. Chapter 2: Materials and Sewing SuppliesFabrics; Cotton; Wool; Silk; Linen; Man-made and synthetic fibres; Textured fabrics; Knitted and jersey fabrics; Lining fabrics; Lace; Haberdashery; Supporting Materials; Corsetry and Underpinnings; Chapter 3: The Basic Stitches; Hand-Sewing Techniques; Machine Seams and Seam Finishes; Chapter 4: Sewing Techniques; Garment Construction; Gathers, Pleats,Tucks and Darts; The Neckline; The Waistline; Pockets; The Sleeve; Hemlines; Lining; Fastenings; The Finishing Touch; Chapter 5: Fabric- and Cut-Specific Techniques; Working with Fabrics; Denim. Knitted and Stretch-Woven FabricsTransparent and Semi-Transparent Fabrics; Lace, Sequined and Beaded Fabrics; Napped and Pile Fabrics; Leather and Fur; Felted and Non-Woven Fabrics; Latex, Neoprene and Plastic Materials; Patterned Fabrics; Mixing Fabrics; Bias-Cut Fabrics; Glossary; Further Reading; Index; Picture Credits; Acknowledgements.
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