Patternmaking for Womenswear vol.2: Constructing Base Patterns Bodices, Sleeves and Collars
This book contains the ideal method for creating base patterns to tailor bodices, sleeves and collars to different contemporary styles and modern designs. It covers the information necessary for drafting flat patterns for nearly every form there is in a progressive way in terms of difficulty and can easily be adapted to all skill levels. Developed by fashion designer and teacher Dominique Pellen after countless years of experience in the studio and in the classroom, the method for the creation and adaptation of flat patterns shown here is suitable for a wide audience, including professionals, students and basically anyone who loves to sew. This expanded and updated volume on bodices, sleeves and collars is the second in a series of womenswear guides that will explore the exciting world of garment-making, a gateway designed to help fashion design students and sewing lovers understand and design patterns on their own. Passionate about the arts, Dominique Pellen began his career with studies in drawing and painting, focusing his artistic career on fashion illustration, design and patternmaking. He has alternated collaborations with different international couturiers and brands with consulting, teaching and lectures on styling, design and patternmaking.