Book

Lingerie design: a complete course

by  Pamela Powell

Description

In this book, Pamela Powell takes a very practical approach, showing how to design and construct lingerie, sleepwear and foundation garments. Step-bystep illustrations demonstrate the basic blocks and show how to manipulate them into different styles. Advice is given about how to work with the speciality fabrics used in the industry including woven, knit, power stretch and bias-cut fabrics. Specially commissioned photographs and diagrams are used to showcase construction techniques specific to lingerie including boning, elastic and lace insertion and how and where to use the myriad of closures available. A final chapter on embellishment shows how to add unique and personal touches to garments and apply that luxurious finish

Table Of Contents

  • Lingerie and foundations: a brief history from 1850
  • Tools, supplies, and fabrics
  • Designing and pattern drafting: slips, panties, and petticoats
  • Designing and pattern drafting: sleepwear
  • Construction techniques: slips, panties, petticoats, and sleepwear
  • Designing and pattern drafting: foundations
  • Construction techniques: foundations
  • Designing and pattern drafting: the bra
  • Construction techniques: the bra
  • Embellishments and embroidery

Subject

Design and construction / Lingerie

Details

Published London : Laurence King Publishing, 2016
Language English
Material 304 p.
ISBN 178067791X / 9781780677910
Location
TCDC Bangkok - New Arrival (Books)

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