pattern making

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16 Dec 2015
Pattern Making Details from 2015

In order to put the year into context, it seems like a good time to revisit some of the details...

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10 Dec 2015
Flounces and Ruffles

Noir Kei Ninomiya, SS16, Paris. At times, words are used interchangeably to describe certain fabric details. In a fashion journalism...

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Pattern Shaping at Balenciaga | The Cutting Class. Balenciaga, AW15, Paris.
30 Jul 2015
Pattern Shaping at Balenciaga

Balenciaga, AW15, Paris. Some time ago, we discussed some of the different ways you can position fabric on the body...

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Shattered Details and Deconstruction at Undercover | The Cutting Class. Undercover, AW15, Paris.
12 May 2015
Shattered Details and Deconstruction at Undercover

Undercover, AW15, Paris.The Autumn-Winter 2015 collection at Undercover was filled with sharp construction details and shattered design lines which were...

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Bust Shaping with Panel Lines at Dior | The Cutting Class. Christian Dior, SS15, Haute Couture, Paris.
22 Apr 2015
Bust Shaping with Panel Lines at Dior

Christian Dior, SS15, Haute Couture, Paris. In discussing some of the details from the Balenciaga Pre-Fall 2015 collection», we began...

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Translating Designs from Sketches: Gravity and Proportion | The Cutting Class. Cristóbal Balenciaga images from the 1950s and 1960s showing sketches and final garments.
14 Apr 2015
Translating Designs from Sketches: Gravity & Proportion

Cristóbal Balenciaga images from the 1950s and 1960s showing sketches and final garments.Beautiful fashion sketches are often shown as part...

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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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