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CONCEPTS OF PATTERN GRADING: TECHNIQUES FOR MANUAL AND COMPUTER GRADING. Third edition. Kathy K. Mullet. Fairchild Books, Bloomsbury Publishing, New York, 2015. Original edition published 2000. 240 pp. 121 ills. 28 x 23 cm. LC 2015-4381 ISBN 9781628922301 In English.
Spiral bound. Publisher's description: This step-by-step introduction to grading combines the theory of pattern grading with its practical applications. After presenting the x, y orientation to familiarize readers with the concepts of computer grading and using the Cartesian graph, the text takes a holistic approach, integrating anthropometry, size specifications, and grade guides into the grading process for women's garments with emphasis on maintaining fit and style sense. Concepts are also applicable to grading men's and children's patterns. The 3rd Edition is user friendly, with completed grading charts and practice exercises in every chapter. The text has been updated with current sizing and industry classification standards. New to this Edition: Expanded discussion of computer grading technology including Optitex, Gerber, Lectra, and Tukatech software--new end of chapter exercise questions--More coverage of grading pants with new illustrations--New grading design variations for the skirt back grade, two dart bodice front, bodice with midriff, bodice with yokes, asymmetrical styles, skirts with pockets, and the two-piece sleeve--Added discussion of stack points, full grade and half grade--New Test Bank with terminology testing, t/f, multiple choice, and an answer key.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Costume/Fashion
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 165091
Paperbound $95.00    

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