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Guide to Basic Garment Assembly for the Fashion Industry

Price : $29.75
ISBN # : 9788126548422
Author : Jayne Smith
pages: 150
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Om Books International
Published : 2014

Garment assembly is fundamental to the creation of designs.

This illustrated guide develops your understanding of which stitch and seam type to select for particular fabrics and garments, and the step-by-step instructions describe how to construct essential assembly techniques such as sewing darts, inserting zips, attaching waistbands, and creating and attaching cuffs and collars.

Guide to Basic Garment Assembly for the Fashion Industry provides you with the essential knowledge of where interlining should be applied on particular garment types, which thread and needle should be applied on particular garment types, which thread and needle should be used for a specific application and how to overcome problems when sewing. It can be difficult to master the skills of garment assembly by reading alone; online videos showing the steps of garments assembly for the following are also available:

Sewing darts

Sewing front edge fastenings Inserting zip fastenings Attaching waistbands Assembling and attaching simple and complex pockets Sleeve opening construction Assembling and attaching cuffs



Assembling and attaching collars Guide to Basic Assembly for the Fashion Industry explains the essentials so you can turn your design ideas into reality. Jayne Smith has worked in the fashion industry for over 30 years. Her passion for fashion assembly led her to deliver this discipline at the Scottish College of Textiles and the School of Textiles and Design at Heriot-Watt University. Jayne held the position of Director of Learning & Teaching at Heriot-Watt University for many years and was responsible for developing and implementing the overall strategy. Jayne is also a talented Product Developer, specialising in assembly and creative pattern cutting for fashion. Her expertise has led her to deliver the discipline in many universities and colleges across the globe.

Talking Points A step-by step guide to provide sound knowledge of the basics of garment assembly and creative pattern cutting Enables an understanding of the work aids that assist in complex sewing tasks Includes photographs and illustrations as visual references to attain mastery over skills like inserting zip fastenings, attaching collars, sleeve opening construction, among others Worldwide readership/market Students of fashion designing, fashion industry, libraries and the general trade.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Monday 12 May, 2014.
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