Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, this hallmark book offers detailed yet easy-to-understand explanations of the essence of patternmaking. Hinging on a recurring theme that all designs are based on one or more of the three major patternmaking and design principlesdart manipulation, added fullness, and contouringit provides all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity.Sewing guides included for the pleated trouser (with pattern layout), belt/loops, pockets, and zipper; the jean pant with pockets, countour belt, and fly front; and the gusset. Updated jacket foundation draft includes fabric preparation, interfacing, chest piece, tape control, and shoulder pads. Pant draftsTrouser draft including pocket, waistband, and loop; dungaree foundation draft; grunge pant draft; and three jean waistline variations including pocket and sewing instruction. Includes fitting corrections for the basic patterns. Unique section on patternmaking for bias-cut garments.For anyone developing their patternmaking skills.Joseph-Armstrong, Helen is the author of 'PATTERNMAKING FOR FASHION DESIGN', published 2005 under ISBN 9780131112117 and ISBN 0131112112.