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Pattern Magic

Tomoko Nakamichi


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PUBLISHED: 4th October 2010
ISBN: 9781856697057
ANNOTATION:
"Pattern Magic" is the cult pattern-cutting book from Japan. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometric shapes and from the street, this book harnesses the sheer joy of making and sculpting clothes.
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  • Paperback
    $28.77
PUBLISHED: 4th October 2010
ISBN: 9781856697057
ANNOTATION:
"Pattern Magic" is the cult pattern-cutting book from Japan. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometric shapes and from the street, this book harnesses the sheer joy of making and sculpting clothes.

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"Pattern Magic" is the cult pattern-cutting book from Japan. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometric shapes and from the street, this book harnesses the sheer joy of making and sculpting clothes.

Publisher Description

Pattern Magic is the cult pattern-cutting book from Japan. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometric shapes and from the street, this book harnesses the sheer joy of making and sculpting clothes. The book takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with step-by-step projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy.

All the basic information you need to start pattern cutting is included, from the basic block to measurements and scaling. Each project is beautifully illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs showing the stages of construction, the toiles and the finished garments. These easy-to-follow illustrations and detailed instructions make it easy to create stunning, sculptural clothes with a couture look.

Author Biography

After serving many years as a professor at Bunka Fashion College, Ms. Nakamichi currently delivers lectures and holds courses on design making, both in Japan and overseas. This book brings together the results of the research on garment patterns she has carried out to help instruct her students.

Table of Contents

Using this book Fundamentals Part 1 Creating form through inspiration Accents Gathered hole Crater The drop hole Lumps and bumps Part 2 Making patterns for haute couture garments Draped design The twist Hide and seek Interwoven design Bamboo shoot The Knot Two distinct expressions An intriguing curve Bunka-style sloper for an adult woman Bunka-style sloper for an adult woman (Size M) (half-scale)

Product Details

Author
Tomoko Nakamichi
Publisher
Laurence King Publishing
Year
2010
ISBN-10
1856697053
ISBN-13
9781856697057
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Pages
104
Media
Book
Illustrations
200 colour illustrations
Language
English
Short Title
PATTERN MAGIC ENGLISH/E
Edition Description
English
Series
Laurence King Publishing
Audience Age
18-22
Publication Date
2010-09-23