Pattern Making

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17 Mar 2011
High Rounded Necklines and Collar Variations

Jil Sander, AW11, Milan. There are so many details that come together to make up the collections each season that...

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16 Mar 2011
Grading Rulers and French Curves

Grading ruler and set of french curves. No self respecting pattern maker likes to be without an accurate ruler. The...

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14 Mar 2011
Dai Fujiwara for Issey Miyake: Process as Presentation

Issey Miyake, AW11, Paris. Often when designers present their work it seems that the aim is to make the process...

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07 Mar 2011
Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Viktor & Rolf Dart Clusters

Viktor and Rolf, AW11, Paris. Once you know the dart value that you need to have in your pattern you...

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04 Mar 2011
Pattern Tool Box: Awl

Pattern awl. While there are many times where markings on a pattern can be indicated with small notches in the...

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02 Mar 2011
Fundamentals of Pattern Making: Moving Darts by Cut and Spread

Bottega Veneta, AW11, Milan. Once you have altered your basic pattern blocks to fit correctly, you will want to be...

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25 Feb 2011
Pattern Tool Box: Pattern Notcher

Pattern Notcher. An essential element of a pattern makers tool box is to have a really good pattern notcher. Pattern...

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24 Feb 2011
Raglan Sleeves at Richard Nicoll

Richard Nicoll, AW11, London. When a collection gets referred to as sporty it can be often be due to the...

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22 Feb 2011
Pocket Bags at Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane, AW11, London. Pocket bags are simply the pieces of fabric that form the inside section of pockets. They...

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20 Feb 2011
Pattern Making Fundamentals: Seam Allowance

When taken back to it’s most basic level, sewing is the means by which we have clothed ourselves for thousands...

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