Apparel Design and Production Handbook/A Technical Reference

Our best seller, containing standard body measurements for regular and special sizes in the Women’s, Men’s and Children’s markets. Also, fully graded specs for all sizes, grade rules, sizing charts and more... A must-have book for every design and patternmaking room.

Price: $95.00
119.94 CAD 81.22 EUR 743.28 HKD
Sewing Techniques from the Fashion Industry / Couture Techniques

Sewing Techniques from the Fashion Industry
Formerly known as Couture Techniques

Couture Techniques presents the introduction to industry's high-end sample making processes and to the Contemporary Fashion Education Program. These are the skills that students need to know to be able to design and produce stunning collections and personal wardrobes. 

Included in this book is the information needed to make high-end zipper sets, kick pleats, hems, seam finishes, bias bindings, buttonholes, etc., as done in high-end designing departments.

With minimal equipment, a few inexpensive tools used in the industry, and PDF's of the author's master sample book on the included CD, anyone who uses this book will be able to produce professional samples.

 

Price: $125.00
157.81 CAD 106.86 EUR 978.00 HKD
Zipper Sets

Six High-End Zipper Sets

Here is the information you need to set beautiful zippers that enhance your sewing. This is the same zipper information that is in Couture Techniques, now available separately.

Price: $40.00
50.50 CAD 34.20 EUR 312.96 HKD
The Fashion Design Detail Book Edition 4

Necklines, Collars, Lapels, Sleeves, Cuffs, Shoulders.
Creative reference books containing an abundance of quick fashion sketches for design development.

Price: $29.99
37.86 CAD 25.64 EUR 234.64 HKD
Stitch Sample Kit

A comprehensive guide, providing both technical and creative solutions for garment construction.  The Stitch Sample Kit contains over 80 mounted swatches of current stitches and techniques used within the garment industry today.  You will find the Stitch Sample Kit both informative and inspirational.

Price: $150.00
189.38 CAD 128.24 EUR 1,173.60 HKD
Fashion Designer's Handbook for Adobe Illustrator

Fashion Designer's Handbook for Adobe Illustrator provides easy to understand, step-by-step instructions and diagrams showing how to use Adobe Illustrator to create flat drawings, working drawings and storyboards for the fashion industry.

List Price: $52.99
Price: $49.75
62.81 CAD 42.53 EUR 389.24 HKD
The Artist's Handbook

The Artist's Handbook is packed with information on the traditional art methods of drawing, painting, and printmaking together with significant modern art techniques such as digital photography, digital printing, and digital image manipulation. Encompasses all the tools, materials and skills of the artist's craft. This is the definitive reference guide for amateurs and proficient, conventional and progressive artists alike..

List Price: $21.95
Price: $19.50
24.62 CAD 16.67 EUR 152.57 HKD
Designing a Knitwear Collection: From Inspiration to Finished Garment

Essential and comprehensive overview of the knitting design and development process. Featuring more than 475 color images, emerging fashion designers will find inspiration from the work of featured knitwear designers and practical information to design their own knitwear collection.

List Price: $95.00
Price: $85.50
107.94 CAD 73.09 EUR 668.95 HKD
Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

It is impossible to have good designs without having accurate quality construction skills. Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers is an up-to-date sewing guide that teaches fashion design students the skills they will need to execute their original designs in a professional environment. Each chapter covers a particular theme, such as collars, and reflects the order of assembly of any garment. More than 1,000 detailed and annotated sketches provide visual support to the techniques covered.

List Price: $115.00
Price: $103.50
130.67 CAD 88.48 EUR 809.78 HKD
Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design

Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design equips students with everything they need to know about measuring sample garments, creating fully graded spec sheets, fitting garments and grading patterns for production. Over 500 technical flats are clearly labeled with measurement points and instructions for taking measurements. A new chapter on children's wear expands upon the already comprehensive coverage of knit and woven womenswear and menswear. The new edition includes more coverage of PLM/PDM and computer-aided technical design, model measuring, graded pattern nests and more.

List Price: $120.00
Price: $108.00
136.35 CAD 92.33 EUR 844.99 HKD
The Art of Couture Sewing

2nd Edition is a practical guide to custom techniques in the construction of couture garments. Beginning with a brief history of haute couture, the book moves on to cover tools and supplies, matching fabrics with the appropriate needles and threads, pressing, and construction techniques. Basic draping skills, corset construction, and tailoring, as well as the variety of closures, hems and finishes used in couture are discussed. The text is filled with step-by-step techniques along with clear instructions and illustrations. 

List Price: $100.00
Price: $90.00
113.63 CAD 76.94 EUR 704.16 HKD
The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook

The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook is a must-have resource for both fashion students and designers who wish to learn new ways of generating design ideas in order to create successful fashion collections, and who wish to develop their own creative aesthetic. It demonstrates how the fashion design sketchbook serves as a crucial creative tool for professional development, as well as a valuable portfolio presentation companion for potential employers.

List Price: $40.95
Price: $36.86
46.54 CAD 31.51 EUR 288.39 HKD
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