Preface Chapter 1 Pattern Grading Fundamentals Chapter 2 Understanding a Grading System Chapter 3 Manual Grading on the Cartesian Graph Chapter 4 Computer Grading Chapter 5 Grading the Basic Pattern Blocks Chapter 6 Sleeve/Bodice Combinations Chapter 7 Design Variations Chapter 8 Grading Using Multiple x, y Axes Chapter 9 Grading Stretch Garments Chapter 10 Grading from Garment Specifications Chapter 11 Concepts of Alphanumeric Grading Appendix A Rationale for a Simplified Grading System Based on PS 42-70 Grade Guide APPENDIX B ASTM D 5586-01 Standard Table for Body Measurements for Women Aged 55 and Older (Misses Figure Type) Appendix C Pattern Grading Aids Glossary Index
This textbook takes a holistic approach to pattern grading that presents a mix of theory and practice to facilitate the learning process.
Kathy K. Mullet is an associate professor at Oregon State University, US.
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