Draping For Apparel Design (2nd Edition)

Draping For Apparel Design (2nd Edition)

Draping for Apparel Design (2nd Edition)

This text combines step-by-step instructions illustrated to present the principles and methods of draping. Author Helen Joseph-Armstrong incorporates three draping techniques manipulating dart excess, adding fullness, and contour draping in design projects featured throughout the text. Projects begin with a draping plan and fashion drawing to identify its creative elements, and determine the draping technique required. The author describes the drape of the basic dress and its relationship to every garment in a clothing collection, emphasizing the drape of foundation garments as a base to building more complex design.

About the Author
Helen Joseph Armstrong is a Professor of Fashion Design at the Fashion Center of the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. A teacher, designer, consultant, and author, Armstrong is a recipient of the Nisod Excellence Award from the University of Texas at Austin and a Life Time Achievement Award from the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals.

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