Fashion Patterns by Coni : The Art of Proper Fit

Proper Fit by Connie Crawford
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Fashion Your Own Skirts The Simple Way

Fashion Your Own Skirts The Simple Way
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This skirt patternmaking book offers an easy to read and comprehensive text. Clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations guide the beginner or experienced designer. The book covers the range from basic, simple, to more complicated skirt designs. This text is an excellent teaching guide for fashion design, clothing and dressmaking. This unique skirt pattern concept has been proven through the author's own application in the education of her sewing and design students.

The information in this book has also been included in the new edition of Patternmaking Made Easy.

117 pages, illustrated, softcover, spiral bound

Table of Contents:
Basic Skirts
Skirt Measurement Chart 2
Two-Dart Basic Skirt Draft 6
One-Dart Basic Skirt Block 12
Flared (A-Line) Skirt Block 13
Skirts with Gores
Fitted Six-Gore Skirt 20
Flared Six-Gore Skirt 22
Flared Six-Gore Skirt with Waistline Fullness 24
Trumpet Skirt 26
Eight-Gore Skirt 28
Skirts with Pleats & Tucks
Fitted Skirt with Waistline Tucks 34
Skirt with Waistline Pleats 36
Single Kick Pleats In Seams 38
Single Box Pleat in a Style Line and Center Front 40
Double Kick Pleats In Seams 42
Double Box Pleat in Seam 44
Fitted Skirt with Style Line Pleat 46
Raised Yoke Skirt with Knife Pleats 48
Wrap Skirts
Traditional Wrap Skirt 54
Wrap Skirt with Angled Pleats 56
Sarong Skirt with Flounce 58
Yoke Designs
Hip Yoke with Straight Skirt 64
Hip Yoke Skirt with Style Line Fullness 66
Gathered Skirt with Asymmetrical Hip Yoke 68
Flared Hip Yoke with Center Front Pleat 70
Dirndl, Flared Dirndl, & Tiered Skirts
Dirndl Skirt 76
Flared Dirndl 78
Tiered Skirts 80
Circular, Gathered Circular, & Peplum Skirts
Circular Skirt 86
Circular Skirt with Waistline & Hemline Fullness 88
Circular Peplums or Flounces 89
Pocket Treatments
Patch Pocket 94
In-Seam Pocket 95
Front Hip or Western Pocket 96
Bellows Pocket 98
Skirt Openings
Center Front Button Openings 102
Side Front Openings -- Buttoned, Buckled, or Faced 103
Lapped or Railroad Zipper Openings 104
Mock Fly Front Zipper Opening 105
Traditional Fly Front Zipper Opening 106
Waistline Treatments
Elastic Waistband and Drawstring Waistband 110
Fitted Waistband 111
Faced Waistline 112
Skirt Vents, Kick Pleats, & Slits
Skirt Vents or Kick Pleat 116
Skirt Slits 117