Patternmaking Made Easy, 3rd Edition

Patternmaking Made Easy, 3rd Edition

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Patternmaking Made Easy will be of value to those interested in any aspect of fashion. It serves as an essential reference for the designer, professional patternmaker, costumer, and the cottage industry designer. It offers a simplified method of drafting and designing clothes and fills the need for a patternmaking text with well-defined illustrations and simple steps, emphasizing the requirements of today's fashion industry. The straightforward directions and clean illustrations demonstrate to the average reader that they too can enjoy a refreshing creative workflow, efficiently bringing design to reality.

The goal for this new edition was to make it a modern book. Most of the work focused on new and up-to-date designs with completely redrawn and enlarged illustrations, highlighted with color to show each pattern step more precisely. The quality difference of the old images versus the new images is huge. Furthermore, the layout and style differences draw the reader's attention more effectively. Better contents outlines have also been added, making pertinent information easy to find. The result is a more engaging experience that actively guides the reader.

This text has also been reorganized to demonstrate the process of patternmaking more intuitively and clearly. Projects flow and progress logically from basic foundation pattern skills to intermediate projects to advanced projects. In addition, it gives precise information about patternmaking and production requirements that the author has gained through her career in the fashion industry and classroom.

Patternmaking Made Easy, Third Edition, can be used as a teaching guide and reference for many years.

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  • 5
    Pattern making made easy

    Posted by Barbara garland on 15th Apr 2024

    Exceedingly comprehensive collection of working diagrams to transform my personal sloper into desired garments. Diagrams with accompanying directions clearly presented. Ring binding means the 479 page book remains open flat while drafting patterns. Glad I bought the book

  • 5

    Posted by Karen Sharp on 19th Jun 2022

    I had a pant sloper but the lines seemed off and the side seams were wrong. I opened this book and did the EASY method of creating a pant sloper. It took, me about 8 hours between figuring it out, drawing it, cutting, adjusting, etc. NOW I have a pant sloper that fits beautifully and makes sense to me. Thank you for offering this book!

  • 5
    Pattern making made easy 3rd edition

    Posted by Valerie Rees on 13th Jun 2022

    Excellent book. So much information.