Concepts of Pattern Grading: Techniques for Manual and Computer Grading

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Fairchild Pub., Jan 1, 2001 - Art - 275 pages
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This well-illustrated, step-by-step introduction to grading combines the theory of pattern grading with its practical applications. This text presents the x, y orientation to familiarize readers with the concepts of computer grading. It takes a holistic approach, integrating anthropometry, size specifications and grade guides into the grading process for womens garments with emphasis on maintaining fit and style sense. Concepts are also applicable to grading mens and childrens patterns.

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Carolyn L. Moore is Adjunct Professor of interior design and fashion at Radford University. She has taught textile science and apparel courses since 1980 and has had works published in the Clothing and Textile Research Journal and the Journal of Home Economics. Kathy K. Mullet is Associate Professor of interior design and fashion at Radford University. She received her Ph.D from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and performs consulting services for Perception, Inc., Misty Mountain Threadworks, Inc. and Wildness Systems.Margaret Prevatt Young is a designer at Wolff-Fording Co. She received her Ph.D from Virginia Tech. She has also taught courses on fashion illustration, draping and pattern grading.

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