by Gillian Holman

Starting with the basic blocks for skirts and bodices (and also a jacket and trouser block), Gillian Holman shows you how to add the refinements, such as necklines, collars, sleeves, yokes, flounces, pleats, peg tops, pockets, and crossovers. Each design element is accompanied by sketches and patterns. It is a step-by-step introduction to the techniques of pattern cutting for fashion students and amateur dressmakers.

 About the author

Gillian Holman has taught pattern cutting and garment construction for over 20 years. She has also taught costume history for many years. She undertakes her own garment design and manufacture for individual clients.

Price:  £16.99
ISBN: 9781849940733
Extent: 112 pages
Format: Paperback
Size: 270 x 218 mm
Illustrations: 250