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Basic Pattern Skills for Fashion Design (Currency Modern Drama) Hardcover – 1 Jan 1987

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 168 pages
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books; Reprint edition (1 Jan. 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0870055704
  • ISBN-13: 978-0870055706
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 23.5 x 31.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,071,549 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Bernard Zamkoff and Jeanne Price are affiliated with the Fashion Institute of Technology

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It was helpful and was recommended by my instructor.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Basic pattern drafting design shifts 6 Nov. 2011
By Francine Lefkowitz - Published on Amazon.com
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For a sewer who has a basic pattern that fits, this book is very easy to understand directions on how to change the basic pattern for many, many designs. It was clear, with simple pictures that made the instructions easy to follow. Great learning tool for a professional learning to design, and for the amateur who would like to make changes in her patterns without constantly purchasing new patterns.
To learn how to draft a basic pattern, or sloper, this is not the right book -- it doesn't give directions for turning measurements into a pattern. But for what it does, it does very, very well. Loved it.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Technical Reference Book! 24 Jun. 2014
By Textile Queen - Published on Amazon.com
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First saw this book in the local university library. It's the first time illustrations have shown how much easier draping is compared to using tons of measurements and then trying to draft a pattern. Draping is right on the body so it's really "you" and it is so much quicker than drafting. I am so happy to be able to add this book to my sewing library!!!
5.0 out of 5 stars She's in love with it 2 Sept. 2014
By AdriaV - Published on Amazon.com
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Bought this book for my cousin, who wants to learn more about fashion design. She's in love with it.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for beginner and advanced patternmakers 27 Sept. 2014
By K. Jones - Published on Amazon.com
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This book is well-written in an easy to understand manner with clear diagrams.
5.0 out of 5 stars a perfect book for a beginner to advanced pattern maker 21 Jan. 2014
By kelvin - Published on Amazon.com
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this book is a great resource for any beginner to advanced patternmaker to have as a reference in their personal library
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