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Fitting & Pattern Alteration : A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and
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Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration, Third Edition, shows readers how to recognize, evaluate, and correct fit for 88 figure variations. This comprehensive guide presents proven methods of style selection, fitting, and alteration. The authors use a multi-level approach that is both logical and easy to follow, and each procedure is clearly identified and fully illustrated with a second color added to clarify the procedure and show directional measuring. Each figure is drawn to scale ensuring consistency and accuracy. The cause for the fitting problem is clearly identified and explained--giving readers thewhy behind each fitting procedure. Highlights of this edition include a new spiral-bound format, new photographs of common fit problems, as well as instructions for working with multi-sized patterns and correcting garments that have more than one fit problem.
New to this Edition
~ New STUDIO includes online self-quizzes, flashcards, a new glossary, additional exercises and questions for discussion~ New chapter objectives highlight learning goals for students~ New graded pattern illustrations, measurement illustrations, photos of actual body types and illustrations of advanced bodice and pant fitting patterns