Pattern Cutting Techniques for Ladies' Jackets


By Jo Baker-Waters
ISBN:
PUBLISHED: 2010
PAGES: 224
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 296x210 mm
INSIDE: 355 colour images and charts, 50 quarter scale flat patterns and 12 full size templates

Pattern Cutting Techniques for Ladies' Jackets shares the trade secrets from the world of bespoke tailoring and haute couture, alongside procedures from the ready-to-wear industry. Written by a trained Savile Row tailor working in the fashion industry, it explains how to make a basic pattern for a jacket by flat pattern cutting or draping on the dress form. It introduces a broad range of techniques with clear detailed instructions, and emphasizes the importance of an individual and creative approach.


  • Includes patterns for basic block, single- and double-breasted blazers, and the tuxedo with sleeves and button variations, as well as instruction for style adjustments
  • Advises on how to take measurements, fit jackets and make alternations
  • Fully illustrated with over 400 patterns, diagrams and photographs

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