More Dress Pattern Designing: Classic Edition, 4th Edition
February 2003, Wiley-Blackwell
This book covers advanced cutting, lingerie, tailoring and children's clothes. It expands the basic course set out in Natalie Bray's Dress Pattern Designing and shows the application of the basic principles and methods to more advanced styles as well as to specialised cutting.
Abbreviations and reference Letters..
Part I: Advanced Cutting.
One. The Princess Dress and the Pane Bodice.
Two. The Kimono Block Pattern.
Three: Using the Kimono Block:Style Adaptations.
Four. The Raglan.
Five The drop-Shoulder Cut.
Six. Sleeves and Armholes of more elaborate cut.
Seven. Draped Styles..
Eight. Lingerie: Petticoats, Brassieres, Nightdresses.
Nine. Lingerie: Knicker Patterns.
Ten. Tailoring Patterns: Jackets.
Eleven Tailoring Patterns: Coats, Capes.
Twelve. Sportswear: Slacks, Shorts, Divided Skirts.
Thirteen. Children's Patterns: The Blocks.
Fourteen. Pattern Designing for Children.
Appendix : Hoods.
The Losses Fitting Trouser Block.
Adaptations from the Loose Fitting Trouser Block.
The Basic One-Piece Body Block.
Adaptations from teh One-Piece Body Block Grading.
General Preparation for Grading - bodice, skirt sleeve, trouser.
Ann Haggar, who wrote the Fashion Supplement, has many years’ experience both in industry and in education, and combines her writing with teaching at St Martin’s School of Art and with couture.