Introduction. Design and pattern cutting for menswear. Tools and equipment for constructing patterns. Aliquot parts. Glossary. Chapter 1 The basic principles ? sizing ? using the blocks. PART ONE: ?FLAT? CUTTING. Chapter 2 The ?flat? blocks ? woven and jersey fabrics. Chapter 3 Leisurewear, weatherwear and sportswear. Chapter 4 Workwear. Chapter 5 Basic nightwear. PART TWO: STANDARD PATTERN CUTTING PROCESSES. Chapter 6 Constructing sleeves. Chapter 7 Constructing openings and collars. PART THREE: ?FORM? CUTTING ? CLASSIC AND CASUAL MENSWEAR. Chapter 8 Classic suit jackets. Chapter 9 Classic and casual trousers. Chapter 10 Classic and casual shirts. Chapter 11 Classic and casual overgarments. PART FOUR: SIZING AND FIT. Chapter 12 Basic grading techniques. Chapter 13 Drafting and adapting the blocks for individual figures. PART FIVE: COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN (CAD). Chapter 14 Computer generated design and pattern making. Chapter index.
Winifred Aldrich is a practising designer who was formerly Professor of Clothing Technology at The Nottingham Trent University. She has written six books including Metric Pattern Cutting, Metric Pattern Cutting for Children s Wear and Babywear, Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting and Pattern Cutting for Women s Tailored Jackets.