Laurence King Fall 13 by Chronicle Books

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draping the complete course karolyn kiisel draping is the art of using cotton muslin to create a fashion design directly on a mannequin it is an essential skill for fashion designers in this book karolyn kiisel presents a series of step-by-step projects creating real garments in classic styles that are designed to develop skills from the most basic to more advanced techniques starting with the basics of choosing and preparing the dress form for draping the book advances through pinning trimming and clipping and creating shape using darts and tucks to adding volume using pleats and gathers and handling complex curves advanced skills include how to use support elements such as shoulder pads under layers and petticoats and how to handle bias draping the book culminates with a chapter on improvisational skills each skill and technique throughout the book is explained through specially commissioned step-bystep photographs and line drawings that bring the art of creating womenswear in three dimensions to life karolyn kiisel is a professor in the fashion design department at woodbury university in burbank california and has also taught at otis college of art and design in los angeles her fashion designs have been sold internationally and her costume work has appeared widely on screen and stage · draping is the technical term for using fabric to create a garment directly on a dress form an essential skill for all fashion designers · uses case studies and step-by-step projects to build knowledge · examines draping in a range of key garments ­ classic contemporary historical and costume · includes a dvd of 32 short videos in which the author demonstrates essential techniques 978 1 78067 093 5 1,200 color illustrations 320 pages · 11¾ x 8¾ in us$75.00 flexibind · fashion aug 2013 isbn 978-1-78067-093-5 includes dvd 07500 9 781780 670935 forthcoming titles 21