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Concepts of Pattern Grading : Techniques for Manual and Computer Grading (Paperback) (Kathy K. Mullet)

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This step-by-step introduction to grading combines the theory of pattern grading with its practical applications. After presenting the x, y orientation to familiarize readers with the concepts of computer grading and using the Cartesian graph, the text takes a holistic approach, integrating anthropometry, size specifications, and grade guides into the grading process for women's garments with emphasis on maintaining fit and style sense.

New to this Edition: - Expanded discussion of computer grading technology including Optitex, Gerber, Lectra, and Tukatech software- 20% new end-of-chapter exercise questions- Includes more than 200 illustrations and 85 tables for grade rules, measurement charts and garment specifications- Added discussion on grading from specifications and development of tolerances- Instructor's Guide and Test Bank provide answers to exercises, completed and blank grade rule tables, grade charts for differnt base sizes and projects for further research

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Pattern grading is the process of systematically increasing and decreasing the size of a master pattern to create a range of sizes. This well-illustrated, step-by-step introduction to grading combines the theory of pattern grading with its practical applications. After presenting the x, y orientation to familiarize readers with the concepts of computer grading and using the Cartesian graph, the text takes a holistic approach, integrating anthropometry, size specifications, and grade guides into the grading process for women's garments with emphasis on maintaining fit and style sense. Concepts are also applicable to grading men's and children's patterns. The 3rd Edition is user friendly, with completed grading charts and practice exercises in every chapters. The text has been updated with current sizing and industry classification standards.

New to this Edition:
- Expanded discussion of computer grading technology including Optitex, Gerber, Lectra, and Tukatech software
- 20% new end of chapter exercise questions
- More coverage of grading pants with new illustrations
- New grading design variations for the skirt back grade, two dart bodice front, bodice with midriff, bodice with yokes, asymmetrical styles, skirts with pockets,and the two-piece sleeve
- Added discussion of stack points, full grade and half grade
- New Test Bank with terminology testing, t/f, multiple choice, and an answer key
Number of Pages: 228
Genre: Art, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Textiles + Costume
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Kathy K. Mullet
Language: English
Street Date: September 24, 2015
TCIN: 24002672
UPC: 9781628922301
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-8956
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