Guide to Basic Garment Assembly for the Fashion Industry

Jayne Smith

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Garment assembly is fundamental to the creation of designs.
This guide provides fashion students and designers with the knowledge of the techniques and components essential to the assembly of sewn products.
Guide to Basic Garment Assembly for the Fashion Industry develops your understanding of which stitch and seam types to select for particular fabrics and garments. As well as the knowledge to construct a range of basic techniques to assemble entire garments using the correct components.
It can be difficult to master the skills of garment assembly by reading alone: a visual demonstration of online videos, showing the steps of garment assembly for the following: Sewing darts; Sewing front edge fastenings; Inserting zip fastenings; Attaching waistbands; Assembling and attaching simple and complex pockets; Sleeve opening construction; Assembling and attaching cuffs; Assembling and attaching collars
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages160
ISBN (Print)978-1-4051-9888-2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013


  • fashion


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