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Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear

4.48  ·  Rating Details ·  85 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear, first published in 1975, provides a straightforward introductory book for students beginning courses in flat pattern cutting. This fifth edition continues to offer an introduction to the principles of pattern cutting, with a range of good basic blocks and examples of their application to garments.

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Hardcover, 215 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published February 29th 2008)
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Aug 19, 2011 Karmologyclinic rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sewing
Finally a pattern making book in the metric system, my mind just refuses to work with inches. Plus it's impossible to get the same accuracy with inches as you get with millimeters.
The book has great instructions and clear illustrations and basic blocks work fine.
It seems daunting at first look, because everything is so compact and laconic in this book. Best thing to do is to just start drafting and then the pieces come together.
It includes basic pattern alterations and designs but if you want s
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Apr 24, 2013 Dixie Diamond rated it really liked it
Shelves: sewing, 1970s, my_books
I checked this out through interlibrary loan but then went ahead and bought a copy.

Read, but not tested. I hope to bump this up to five stars once I use it to actually draft something. I've never drafted anything before and this seems . . . well, it doesn't look easy at first glance but I do feel like there is plenty hear to walk me through it. Everybody has to start somewhere, right?

It did, however, answer my questions about where to add ease. Most things I found online just said to add ease to
Aug 28, 2014 Vanessa rated it really liked it
Shelves: patternmaking
I borrowed this book from my local library as I have heard great things about it. It reminds me of a less detailed version of 'Patternmaking for Fashion Design' by Helen Joseph Armstrong (which I currently have on loan from my sister)

I really only did a quick flip through and I think that I would like to add it to my collection.
Jennifer Ledong
I havent bought this book actually.. But I took a look at the inside from google books just bcause I dont know how to look the inside of the book from here.. But for me I'm gonna love this book a lot.. Cause it is soooo compleeteee.. All the patterns that I commonly make is heree.. And I love the simple photographs but yet so details..
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