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Designing a Knitwear Collection: From Inspiration to Finished Garments

Donofrio-Ferrezza, Lisa

9781563674921 - Designing a Knitwear Collection: From Inspiration to Finished Garments

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Knitwear is becoming increasingly significant in the fashion industry because it meets the contemporary consumer's demand for ease, flexibility, and comfort as well as attractive patterns of color and texture. Designing a Knitwear Collection is an essential tool for students wishing to enter this area of fashion design and a comprehensive reference for professionals already active as knitwear designers. Featuring an inspiring gallery of work by knitwear design icons, such as Sonia Rykiel, Missoni, and Chanel, with profiles of their careers, this text covers the history of the industry from the earliest handknit garments to apparel seamlessly knit by computerized equipment. Students learn the basics of yarn selection and stitch patterns and the capabilities of general and industry-specific CAD programs. By following the creation of a simple pullover sweater from initial concept to instructions to execution on a hand loom, they come to appreciate the design process. A chapter on preparing a design development package teaches students how to communicate their design ideas so that sample garments can be executed accurately. Another chapter offers guidelines for presenting one's work, whether in a portfolio for employment or as a collection in a showroom.Full color photos, diagrams, and drawings and sample design documents complement the text to give visual learners a fuller understanding of the scope of knitwear design. FEATURES- Book will instruct students on how to develop their own knitwear line- Introductory message to readers from Sonia Rykiel- Full color illustrations including the work of students and knitwear design professionals- Glossary of technical terms- Appendix of templates for spec sheets and other business documents as well as graph paper in an array of sizes for preparing patterns- Appendix of knitwear resources including reference book and trade publications, directories of suppliers and service providers, and lists of trade shows an

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Auteur Donofrio-Ferrezza, Lisa
ISBN/EAN 9781563674921
Druk 1
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Artikelomschrijving

Knitwear is becoming increasingly significant in the fashion industry because it meets the contemporary consumer's demand for ease, flexibility, and comfort as well as attractive patterns of color and texture. Designing a Knitwear Collection is an essential tool for students wishing to enter this area of fashion design and a comprehensive reference for professionals already active as knitwear designers. Featuring an inspiring gallery of work by knitwear design icons, such as Sonia Rykiel, Missoni, and Chanel, with profiles of their careers, this text covers the history of the industry from the earliest handknit garments to apparel seamlessly knit by computerized equipment. Students learn the basics of yarn selection and stitch patterns and the capabilities of general and industry-specific CAD programs. By following the creation of a simple pullover sweater from initial concept to instructions to execution on a hand loom, they come to appreciate the design process. A chapter on preparing a design development package teaches students how to communicate their design ideas so that sample garments can be executed accurately. Another chapter offers guidelines for presenting one's work, whether in a portfolio for employment or as a collection in a showroom.Full color photos, diagrams, and drawings and sample design documents complement the text to give visual learners a fuller understanding of the scope of knitwear design. FEATURES- Book will instruct students on how to develop their own knitwear line- Introductory message to readers from Sonia Rykiel- Full color illustrations including the work of students and knitwear design professionals- Glossary of technical terms- Appendix of templates for spec sheets and other business documents as well as graph paper in an array of sizes for preparing patterns- Appendix of knitwear resources including reference book and trade publications, directories of suppliers and service providers, and lists of trade shows an

Specificaties

Auteur Donofrio-Ferrezza, Lisa
ISBN/EAN 9781563674921
Druk 1