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Preface Acknowledgments Style Key Chapter 1. The Design Process: Why Construction Should Matter to the Fashion Designer Chapter 2. Getting Prepared: Sewing Equipment, Fabric, Patterns and Pressing Chapter 3. Introduction to Stabilizers: Fabricating a Stable Foundation Chapter 4. Seams: Joining It All Together Chapter 5. Stitching Knits: Working with Stretch Chapter 6. Darts: Tapering to Fit the Garment Chapter 7. Fitting: Developing an Eye for Good Fit Chapter 8. Pockets: Building a Handy Compartment Chapter 9. Tucks and Pleats: Tailoring a Texture Chapter 10. Zippers: Fastening Your Way into the Garment Chapter 11. Waistbands: Finishing the Waist Edge Chapter 12. Ruffles and Flounces: Feminine and Flirty Chapter 13. Collars: Silhouetting the Neck Chapter 14. Facings: Encasing Unfinished Edges Chapter 15. Cuffs and Other Finishes: Encircling the Wrist Chapter 16. Sleeves: Setting the Sleeves Chapter 17 Hems: Defining the Length Chapter 18. Linings: Covering the Inner Surface Chapter 19. Closures: Closing the Garment Glossary Where to Buy Notes Index
Julie Cole has taught fashion design courses at Harper College, International Academy of Design and Technology and Mount Mary College, USA. She graduated with a degree in fashion design from East Sydney College, Sydney, Australia and later received a BFA from the International Academy of Design and Technology, USA. Cole owns a business designing couture bridal gowns. Sharon Czachor is an adjunct instructor in the fashion department of Harper College, USA. She has taught construction classes in skirts, blouses, pants, dresses, jackets, as well as classes on flat pattern drafting and draping, introduction to CAD pattern design, stretch knits (sportswear, daywear, and children's wear), including embellishments.