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Pattern Magic 2More Pattern Magic is the cult pattern-cutting text from Japan, partner to the original Pattern Magic book. Inspiring and exciting, this volume takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with more step-by-step projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. This book looks at creating interesting surfaces, optical illusions and curved shapes through pattern cutting. All the basic information you need to start pattern cutting is included, from the basic block to measurements and scaling. Each project is beautifully illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs showing the stages of construction, the muslins (toiles) and the finished garments. These easy-to-follow illustrations and detailed instructions make it easy to create stunning, sculptural clothes.
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Pattern Magic is the cult pattern-cutting book from Japan. Taking inspiration from nature, from geometric shapes and from the street, this book harnesses the sheer joy of making and sculpting clothes. The book takes a creative approach to pattern ...
In this new addition to the Pattern Magic series from Japan, Tomoko Nakamichi teaches you how to sculpt with fabric, creating beautiful shapes, waves and accents. Next, she looks at creating dynamic movement in garments, using ruffles, shirring an...
After serving many years as a professor at Bunka Fashion College, Tomoko Nakamichi currently delivers lectures and holds courses on pattern making, both in her native Japan and internationally. This book brings together the results of the research on garment patterns she has carried out to help instruct her students.
CONTENTS: Using this book Fundamentals Part 1: Playing with Geometrics Wearing a balloon; wearing a circle; wearing a triangle; wearing a square; sprouting at the back; sprouting at the front; just like a stole; a ball-shaped accordion; circular accordion; circular sleeve; square accordion Part 2: Decorative structures Knots; like a jungle; stars; flip turn; different facings, different looks; cowl neck; application of the cowl-neck design Part 3: It vanished... A vanishing scarf; a vanishing tie; a vanishing lapel; a vanishing pocket Bunka-style sloper for an adult woman Bunka-style sloper for an adult woman (size M) (half-scale) *The dress form used as the basis for the designs in this book is the Bunka-style sloper (block) for an adult Japanese woman. All patterns are for a size M Japanese woman (bust 83cm, waist 64cm, and centre back length 38cm). The position of the cutting and opening out lines, the allowances, and other measurements may vary according to garment size. If you are using the half-scale dress form, reduce the full-sized measurements on the drawings by half when you develop the patterns.