Pattern Making

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Honeycomb Pattern Structures at Junya Watanabe | The Cutting Class. Junya Watanabe, AW15, Paris.
18 Mar 2015
Honeycomb Pattern Structures at Junya Watanabe

Junya Watanabe, AW15, Paris.The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Junya Watanabe was filled with repetitive structures created with a mathematical sense...

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Pattern Cutting Details from Delpozo | The Cutting Class. Delpozo, AW15, New York.
24 Feb 2015
Pattern Cutting Details from Delpozo

Delpozo, AW15, New York.The Delpozo collections often use clever pattern cutting details to create sculptural details or to support the...

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Bust Shaping Considerations at Balenciaga | The Cutting Class. Balenciaga, PF15, Paris.
28 Jan 2015
Bust Shaping Considerations at Balenciaga

Balenciaga, PF15, Paris. Sometimes a design that is very simple on paper can throw some surprisingly tricky pattern considerations at...

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Sleeve Head Details at Chanel | The Cutting Class. Chanel, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris.
20 Aug 2014
Sleeve Head Details at Chanel

Chanel, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. There were a couple of interesting techniques that were used in the Chanel couture collection...

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Draping and Moulage | The Cutting Class. Progress image of draping on a Hervé L. Leroux garment for couture SS13.
17 Jul 2014
Draping and Moulage

Work in progress on a dress for the label Hervé L. Leroux from the Spring-Summer 2013 couture collection. While many...

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Glossary: Princess Panel Lines | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. Bodice seam lines continue from the armhole down over the bust and to the waist.
16 Jul 2014
Glossary: Princess Panel Lines

Christian Dior, Haute Couture, AW14, Paris. Here are a couple of examples of how princess panel lines were used in...

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02 May 2014
The Fullness and Shaping of Sleeves: Part 3

Alexander Wang, AW13, New York. This post forms the third part of a series about The Fullness and Shaping of...

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25 Apr 2014
The Fullness and Shaping of Sleeves: Part 2

Balenciaga, unknown date, images via Pinterest» In this post we will begin to look at how the angle of the...

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17 Apr 2014
The Fullness and Shaping of Sleeves: Part 1

Céline, SS14, Paris. There have been a few questions posed to The Cutting Class recently about sleeve shaping, so this...

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10 Apr 2014
A Nod to Process at Vionnet

Vionnet, SS14, Demi-Couture, Paris. In his first collection working on Demi-Couture at Vionnet, Hussein Chalayan created a range of garments...

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