Couture Unfolded: Innovative Pleats, Folds and Draping in Fashion Design
Hardcover | 25 x 1.6 x 18.2 cm | 240 pp
Promopress | 2018 | 9788416851911
This title includes an analysis of the use of folds in fashion throughout history and also a helpful tutorial using 30 examples from some of the most innovative and avant-garde designers in fashion today.
Working from the simplest possible folds, the book addresses all major dimensional techniques, shows how they are related and give examples of both traditional and modern variations. This book can be considered as an encyclopaedia of folding techniques, explaining step by step the world of folds and how to apply them in practice. The explanations and diagrams about the different types of pleating are very clear and easy to follow, showing the stages of construction and the finished garments.
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