Dominique Pellen

Patternmaking for Womenswear: Constructing Base Patterns 1

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ISBN: 9788417656751
Author : Dominique Pellen
Published: 2022
Publisher: Hoaki Books S.L.
Number of pages: 272
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Developed by fashion designer and teacher Dominique Pellen, the patternmaking method is explained in this book in a simple, clear, precise, highly detailed manner, and covers the information necessary for creating every style of skirt one could imagine. This bookcontains the perfect method for creating skirts, explained in a simple, clear, precise, highly detailed manner. It covers the information necessary for drafting flat patterns for just about every style there is, and can easily be adapted to all skill levels. Flat-pattern drafting is the process of creating volume from a 2-D surface by outlining a pattern on paper, using specific body measurements to which ease is added according to the desired look of thegarment. 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 contained here in is suitable for avast audience, including professionals, students and simply anyone who loves to sew. The book has already been used at professional schools and institutes, where Pellen's method has proven to be reliable and foolproof. This expandedand updated volume on skirts, which includes QR codes linking to explanatory videos, is the first in a series of guides that will explore the exciting world of garment-making, a gateway that is designed to help clothiers understand and design patterns on their own. AUTHOR: Passionate aboutthe arts, Dominique Pellen began his career with studies in drawing and painting, focusing his artistic career on fashionillustration, design and patternmaking. He has alternated collaborations with different international couturiers and brands with consulting, teaching and lectures on styling, design and patternmaking at one of the world's most respected fashion institutions, the exclusive Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne (the Haute Couture Trade Association of Paris, France, whose membersinclude most emblematic brands, such as Dior, Lanvin, Balmain, Mandel and Anne Valerie Hash), known today as the Institut Francais de la Mode. SELLING POINTS: . Pellen's method has been developed to explore the fundamentals of how clothing is made by flat pattern drafting, explaining step-by-step and in detail the making of clothing, from the simplest styles to the most complex . From one chapter to the next, readers will learn the fundamental skills necessary to master the essentials of constructing women's skirts . This book includes QR codes for video explanations . The instructions are easy to follow and each step is explained in detail and clearly illustrated 350 illustrations

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