Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design

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Cover Art for 9781501313097, Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design by Paula J. Myers-McDevitt
ISBN: 9781501313097
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic USA
Published: 29 September, 2016
Format: Multi-Copy Pack
Language: English
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The third edition of Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design equips students with everything they need to know about measuring sample garments, creating fully graded spec sheets, fitting garments, and grading patterns for production. Over 500 technical flats are clearly labeled with measurement points and instructions for taking measurements. The book includes spec sheets for different types of garments and industry forms explained within the context of the production process. An entire section is devoted to correcting fitting issues with pattern alterations and grade rules for both number and letter sizing. The accompanying downloadable templates and forms allow readers to develop their own private label specification sheets and improve their technical design skills. New to this Edition-Features instructions on measuring the human body -Introduces PLM/PDM software such as Gerber, lectra, and Optitex in Chapter 2 -Includes expanded information on fitting and grading -Provides new fashion flats and body figure croquis and a metric conversion chart in updated appendices -New Chapter 16 on children's wear includes step-by-step illustrated instructions for new points of measure · New section on computer-aided technical design including coverage of PLM/PDM software such as Gerber, Lectra, and Optitex· New chapter on childrenswear with points of measure (POM) and grading information· Added instructions on measuring the human body· Expanded information on fitting and grading· Updated appendices with new fashion flats and body figure croquis and a metric conversion chart STUDIO Resources· Watch videos that bring chapter concepts to life· Download templates, blank and sample spec sheets, basic garment and figure croquis to practice technical design skills· Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips · Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary· Access useful resources such as a Care Labeling Guide, Ordering a Body Form Guide and a Buttonline CardInstructor Resources · Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom · Learning with STUDIO Student Registration Guide and a First Day of Class PowerPoint presentation

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