Fashion Flats and Technical Drawing

Studio Instant Access

Author: Bina Abling,Felice DaCosta

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1501308319

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 4765

Fashion Flats and Technical Drawing is a step-by-step workbook for learning technical drawing and flat sketching skills. With more than 500 hand-drawn and CAD-rendered flats and 100 photos of finished samples showing how a sketch translates to a 3D garment, the book covers a range of garments and construction details used to communicate fashion designs for portfolios and production. Abling and DaCosta progress from basic design construction details such as darts, gathers, and trims to essential garment styles including skirts, tops, dresses, pants, jackets and coats. The book includes unique coverage of presentation of flats in a portfolio and critical step of preparing flats for a technical package and productions. Downloadable figure templates and flats library are available online. This book is an essential resource for fashion designers to learn technical drawing skills that effectively communicate fashion design concepts. Features · Shows front-view and back-view flats, select side-view and 3/4-view flats, plus variations for menswear and childrenswear · Covers basic CAD techniques, how to use the pen tool, and methods for translating hand-drawn flats to digital drawings · Guest Artist features showcase professional designer styles for flats to inspire creativity · Practical format includes lay-flat spiral binding and drawing practice pages with grids and figure templates Fashion Flats and Technical Drawing STUDIO · Download figure templates and basic garment flats that can be used in different CAD programs or printed out for reference or practice · Access extra drawing exercises and project using women's, men's, and children's flat figure templates · Review concepts with flashcards of essential fashion vocabulary Teaching Resources · The Instructor's Resources include sample course syllabi, test questions, visual quizzes and grading guidelines. PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please order the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501313035 or eBook + Studio Instant Access bundle ISBN 978150131302.
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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Author: Sharon Czachor

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1628921811

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

View: 4103

With hundreds of step-by-step photos and instructions and a user-friendly format, Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics provides emerging fashion designers with comprehensive information on how to design and stitch garments made with popular knits and stretch fabrics such as jersey and spandex. Czachor explains the basics of stretch fabrics, how the stretch ratio impacts the design and how to correctly identify the type of knit. Students will learn about the correct needles and thread for various stitches and techniques using a sewing machine, overlock (serger) machine or a coverstitch machine, plus essentials of sizing and fitting knits and preparing fabric for sewing. The text progresses to concise instructions for knit garment contruction, including coverage of details such as collars, facings, closures, bands and hems, waistline finishes, and pockets within respective chapters on t-shirts, tops and sweaters, dresses, skirts and pants, jackets, activewear, swimwear, and linger. The final chapter covers specialty techniques such as finishing details, embellishments, felting and fabric manipulation. Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics provides all the tools to professionally complete the garments and advance the designer's skill and understanding of how to design using the unique properties of knits.
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Fashion Sketchbook

Author: Bina Abling

Publisher: Fairchild Books

ISBN: 9781501328190

Category: Design

Page: 480

View: 1721

"A bible of drawing techniques for fashion design." Wendy Moody, Anglia Ruskin University, UK Learn how to draw fashion images that communicate design ideas and details. With more than 3,000 color illustrations and updated instructions, the book shows you how to draw women, men, and children, pose the figure, develop the fashion head and face, sketch accessories, add garment details, and prepare flats and specs. Learn more advanced techniques for rendering color, fabrics, and embellishments, from houndstooth and velvet to feathers and fringe. The author's detailed, easy-to-follow lessons are have clear diagrams and runway photographs to help you develop your drawing skills. PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501328268.
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Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design

Author: Paula J. Myers-McDevitt

Publisher: Fairchild Books

ISBN: 9781501312717

Category: Design

Page: 400

View: 850

With the continuing growth of private label brands, the demand for skilled technical designers has never been greater. The 3rd Edition of Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design equips students with everything they need to know about measuring sample garments, creating fully graded spec sheets, fitting garments and grading patterns for production. Over 500 technical flats are clearly labeled with measurement points and instructions for taking measurements. A new chapter on children’s wear expands upon the already comprehensive coverage of knit and woven womenswear and menswear. The new edition includes more coverage of PLM/PDM and computer-aided technical design, model measuring, graded pattern nests and more. New to this Edition · New section on computer-aided technical design including coverage of PLM/PDM software such as Gerber, Lectra, and Optitex · New chapter on childrenswear with points of measure (POM) and grading information · Added instructions on measuring the human body · Expanded information on fitting and grading · Updated appendices with new fashion flats and body figure croquis and a metric conversion chart Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study! · Watch videos that bring chapter concepts to life · Download templates, blank and sample spec sheets, basic garment and figure croquis to practice technical design skills · Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips · Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary · Access useful resources like a Care Labeling Guide, Ordering a Dress Form Guide and a Buttonline Card Instructor Resources · Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom · Learning with STUDIO Student Registration Guide and a First Day of Class PowerPoint presentation PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501313097.
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Fashion Designer's Handbook for Adobe Illustrator

Author: Marianne Centner,Frances Vereker

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119954843

Category: Design

Page: 216

View: 4619

Fashion Designer's Handbook for Adobe Illustrator 2nd Edition is a teach-yourself guide that provides step-by-step instructions and diagrams on how to use Adobe Illustrator CS5. Bursting with detailed technical information and full colour illustrations, its highly practical approach ensures fast learning. You will not only learn how to create technical drawings, but also fashion illustrations, flat drawings and storyboards for the fashion industry, and how to combine Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Once the basics are covered, you have the opportunity to learn more about the sophisticated aspects of this essential software package. If you are a fashion student or a fashion designer, this is the only book you'll need to master the very latest version of Adobe Illustrator.
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Understanding Aesthetics for the Merchandising and Design Professional

Author: Ann Marie Fiore

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1563678098

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 398

View: 5995

Bridging the gap between the study of aesthetics and its application in the merchandising and design environments, the 2nd Edition of Understanding Aesthetics presents a research-based focus on the concepts of aesthetics and their effect on product value and consumer behavior. The multisensory approach to studying the elements and principles of design helps students master the underlying factors of successful design and learn how products and their promotional surroundings can establish brand identity and create a pleasing environment for the consumer.
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The Spec Manual 2nd edition

Author: Michele Wesen Bryant,Diane DeMers

Publisher: Fairchild Books

ISBN: 9781563673733

Category: Design

Page: 200

View: 8480

The 2nd Edition of The Spec Manual provides fashion professionals and students with a -comprehensive guide for measuring garments using standard industry practices. This textbook/workbook contains front and back view croquis for women, off sizes, men, juniors, and children; spec sheet templates; illustrated measurement points; and tables with measurement points. The 2nd Edition also features a companion CD-ROM with electronic resources such as spec sheets and a flats library. Users with either beginning or advanced digital skills will learn how to create computer-generated spec sheets.
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Flats

Technical Drawing for Fashion

Author: Basia Szkutnicka

Publisher: Laurence King Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 223

View: 3528

Flats, or technical drawings, are essential for anyone working in the fashion industry. Used to convey design ideas and garment details to pattern cutters and machinists, it is essential that they are drawn accurately to avoid misunderstanding and costly mistakes in sampling and production. Flats: Technical Drawing for Fashionexplains how to create a technical fashion drawing using a simple and straightforward step-by-step method accompanied by some time-saving tips. This method is explained for those who wish to use Adobe Illustrator as well as for those who prefer to draw by hand. The second part of the book presents over 400 technical drawings of garment types, styles, and construction details, the basic key shapes of which are shown alongside a specially created and photographed muslin. Accompanying each illustration is a list of all the terms by which that garment is known. This unique presentation illustrates the relationship between the three-dimensional garment and the two-dimensional drawing, allowing readers to really understand how to render technical drawings.
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The Complete Book of Technical Design for Fashion and Technical Designers

Author: Deborah Beard

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132560320

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 269

View: 3868

A complete technical design resource for fashion students and professionals. The Complete Book of Technical Design for Technical and Fashion Designers, 1/e is a complete learning resource for fashion technical designers, pattern makers, designers, and those in production.
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Technical Drawing for Fashion

A Complete Guide

Author: Basia Szkutnicka,Collectif,

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781780678368

Category:

Page: 256

View: 6552

echnical Drawing for Fashion explains how to create a technical fashion drawing using a simple and straightforward step-by-step method. This second edition includes more information on rendering drawings by hand and using a computer, and a brand new section on knitwear. The main part of the book presents over 600 technical drawings of garment types, styles and construction details, the basic key shapes of which are shown alongside a specially created and photographed calico toile. This unique presentation illustrates the relationship between the three-dimensional garment and the two-dimensional drawing, allowing readers to really understand how to render technical drawings.
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Fashion Computing

Design Techniques and CAD

Author: Sandra Burke

Publisher: Burke Pub

ISBN: 9780958239134

Category: Design

Page: 173

View: 1460

This is the first book to comprehensively explain how to use fashion computing software to produce fashion designs.
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Adobe Photoshop for Fashion Design

Author: Susan Lazear

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 013300340X

Category: Design

Page: 504

View: 7422

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. More than just a how-to manual, Adobe Photoshop for Fashion Design introduces readers to Photoshop and ways to think about designing fashion apparel and textiles using the program. Early chapters provide a strong foundation in the commands and capabilities of the program while later sections offer application exercises that develop skills in fashion design, textile design and presentation techniques. Available with an accompanying website, this book emphasizes the creative process and explores the capabilities of this powerful program as related to clothing, fashion, and textiles.
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Creative Fashion Design with Illustrator

Author: Kevin Tallon

Publisher: B T Batsford Limited

ISBN: 9781849941204

Category: Computers

Page: 176

View: 4862

Presents a step-by-step guide on using Illustrator in fashion illustration and design.
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Creating a Successful Fashion Collection

Author: Steven Faerm

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780764147326

Category: Design

Page: 160

View: 1992

Teaches how to develop and present a fashion portfolio and clothing line, including tips for standing out from the typical design crowd.
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Fashion Illustration

Inspiration and Technique

Author: Anna Kiper

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 9780715336182

Category: Design

Page: 144

View: 2100

A guide to illustrating fashion from a designer's perspective offers guidance on rendering movement, attitude, prints, textures, and embellishments.
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Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Design Plus Myfashionkit -- Access Card Package

Author: Susan Lazear

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780132885768

Category: Art

Page: 456

View: 5114

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- For college and high school courses in Fashion Design by Computer, Fashion Illustration by Computer, Computer Design, and CAD for Fashion. This fully-updated text addresses industry's need to train fashion students to draw fashion flats and illustrations, textile designs, and presentations using the latest versions of Adobe Illustrator. Emphasizing the creative process, ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR FOR FASHION DESIGN, 2/e explores Illustrator's powerful capabilities as related to drawings of clothing, fashion poses, and textile prints. It offers clear and illustrated instructions throughout, guiding students through learning all the electronic drawing techniques they will need to work successfully in fashion. In this second edition, new online videos show students how to perform many key techniques step-by-step, and online examples of previous student projects inspire new students. This Second Edition also adds updated coverage of merchandising techniques, electronic portfolio preparation, technical drawings, tech packs, and much more.
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Basics Fashion Management 02: Fashion Promotion

Building a Brand Through Marketing and Communication

Author: Gwyneth Moore

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411875

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

View: 530

Fashion Promotion fully examines what's required for a 21st century fashion brand to make its mark and stay visible in a shifting consumer landscape.
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CAD for Fashion Design and Merchandising + Studio Access Card

Author: Stacy Stewart Smith

Publisher: Fairchild Books

ISBN: 9781501395345

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 9249

It takes more than raw talent and passion to make it in today's global apparel and accessories markets-excellent computer-aided design skills are a prerequisite. "CAD for Fashion Design and Merchandising" allows students to immediately begin creating digital fashion presentations using Adobe Illustrator(r) and Photoshop(r). This book takes an integrated approach, allowing students to master the three-dimensional benefits of combining the two software programs. Colorful illustrations accompany easy, step-by-step tutorials that are geared toward students at the beginner and intermediate levels. Because the book uses fashion photography rather than hand-drawn illustrations as a basis for demonstrating the proportion of fashion croquis, instructors will be able to evaluate students' mastery of digital illustration regardless of their hand-drawing skills, and students will benefit from a seamless transition from creative thought to digital rendering. Introducing "CAD for Fashion Design and Merchandising" STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study! Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips. Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions. Access modeling agency images of models and images for trend and mood boards. View movies demonstrating CS6 applications and other complex processes. Further your knowledge with additional practice and supplementary techniques. Enhance your learning with a library of fabric swatches and trims. Redeeming the code inside this card will give you full access to the content previously contained on the DVD or CD packaged with this book. This bundle includes "CAD for Fashion Design and Merchandising" and "CAD for Fashion Design and Merchandising" STUDIO Access Card.
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Basics Fashion Design 08: Styling

Author: Jacqueline McAssey,Clare Buckley

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411395

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 200

View: 3813

Styling explains how to analyse fashion collections, the importance of cultural and historical research, and the skills required to style for catalogues, advertisements and magazines.
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Draw Fashion Now

Techniques, Inspiration, and Ideas for Illustrating and Imagining Your Designs - With Fashion Paper Dolls and a Customizable, Designer-Inspired Wardrobe

Author: Danielle Meder

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1631591207

Category:

Page: 144

View: 6322

"Find your unique fashion illustration style with Draw Fashion Now!" "Draw Fashion Now" is a combination how-to guide and workbook that teaches the best techniques for illustrating and envisioning 21st-century fashion. Professional fashion illustrator Danielle Meder shares lessons she's learned over fourteen seasons of sketching fashion and style in every fashion capital, offering readers solid illustration techniques that demystify the enigma of fashion "attitude." Start by learning the development and rendering process of contemporary male and female figures, each in three essential fashion poses--runway, street style, and red carpet. Then, master basic sketching through rendering garments and fabrics directly on the figure in a range of mediums, both traditional and digital with plenty of blank space throughout to sketch and draw alongside the given examples! Become an expert at "fashion on the fly" quick sketches for when inspiration strikes while viewing runway or street style. Two beautiful, sophisticated paper dolls are also included, with contemporary, high-fashion wardrobes by critically acclaimed designers to dress them up! "Draw Fashion Now" is a uniquely creative and interactive learning experience for fashion illustrators, designers, and enthusiasts at all levels of experience.
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