Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design
With the continuing growth of private label brands, the demand for skilled technical designers has never been greater. The 3rd Edition of 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.
New to this Edition * New section on computer-aided technical design including coverage of PLM/PDM software such as Gerber, Lectra, and Optitex * New chapter on childrenswear with points of measure (POM) and grading information * Added instructions on measuring the human body * Expanded information on fitting and grading * Updated appendices with new fashion flats and body figure croquis, a metric conversion chart and a buttonline card Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study! * Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips * Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary * Watch videos showing how to measure a flat and fit a sample * Downloadable templates, blank spec sheets, basic garment and figure croquis, and sample technical packages * Access additional resources like a Care Labeling Guide, Ordering a Dress Form Guide and a Buttonline Card Instructor's Guide available