Draping for Apparel Design
ISBN: 1609012402
EAN13: 9781609012403
Language: English
Pages: 640
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 12.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 5.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
The third edition of Draping for Apparel Design combines Joseph-Armstrong's classic step-by-step instructions with a user-friendly layout. To show how to turn two-dimensional drawings into three-dimensional garments, the author presents the following three draping principles and techniques: manipulating dart excess, adding fullness, and contour draping. New and updated design projects illustrate how to prepare a draping plan. Design analyses identify the creative elements of each design and help determine draping techniques required to develop patterns. This text emphasizes the importance of draping foundation garments for building more complex designs. Designers will gain essential skills to creatively apply draping techniques to their own designs.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover The Third Edition of Draping for Apparel Design brings together Joseph-Armstrong's classic step-by-step instructions in a user-friendly two-color format. Three draping principles and techniques are presented manipulating dart excess, adding fullness, and contour draping showing how to turn two-dimensional drawings into three-dimensional garments. New and updated design projects prepare the reader with the draping techniques and creative elements needed to develop a pattern. Designers will gain essential skills that can be applied to their own designs.