The Complete Book of Technical Design for Fashion and Technical Designers eBook : 9780133074888

The Complete Book of Technical Design for Fashion and Technical Designers eBook

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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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For courses in Technical Design, Pattern Making, Fashion Design, and Fashion Production.

The Complete Book of Technical Design for Technical and Fashion Designers, is a complete learning resource for fashion technical designers, pattern makers, designers, and those in production. The first of its kind in the market, the text focuses on how technical design is practiced in the international fashion industry. Author Deborah Beard presents clear instruction with corresponding easy-to-follow technical illustrations, photos, technical packets, and grade forms.

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Table of contents
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Fashion and Technical Design Development
  • Chapter 2: Technical Design Terminology and Uses
  • Chapter 3: All About Stitching
  • Chapter 4: All About Garment Details
  • Chapter 5: All About Trim Details
  • Chapter 6: How to Measure Guide
  • Chapter 7: The Complete Technical Design Packet
  • Chapter 8: How to Fit and Correct Woven Garments
  • Chapter 9: How to Fit and Correct Stretch Garments
  • Chapter 10: The Complete Grading Guide
  • Chapter 11: Overseas Communication on Fit and Construction
  • Chapter 12: Production and Technical Design
  • Chapter 13: 3D Computer Fit and Design: Newest Innovation in Technical Design
  • Chapter 14: Blank Technical Packet and Grade Sheets
Features & benefits
  • Teaches the skills necessary in todays fashion industry. Coverage includes current processes, technologies, and skill sets that students and professionals need to master for success in the fashion world today.
  • Chapters detail all the responsibilities and job requirements that technical designers need to master, including how to make a technical design packet from beginning to end, how to fit and measure garments, overseas communication, and more.
  • Students learn how to communicate with and properly prepare technical packets for overseas professionals.
  • A glossary includes definitions of terms and abbreviations used in the fashion and technical design industries.
  • Promotes learning with effective resources. The text includes a wealth of tools to aid learning that can also be used in the workplace.
  • Introduces students to the field. The text provides an effective introduction to technical design for fashion students, who will appreciate the clear instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations.
  • Includes inspiring examples of student technical and design-orientated sketches done in Illustrator.
  • Provides a valuable reference for professionals. Technical designers, fashion designers, patternmakers, and other fashion professionals will find the text an indispensable reference guide in the field.
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