• Wearable Art in Everyday Dress (Wardrobe Strategy #2). Introduction to the art series, this publication expands on the use of clothing as wearable art. Learn how to achieve harmony among dominant and subordinate elements of design. Identify factors contributing to your lifestyle and personal style. Material includes extensive Lifestyle and Personal Style Evaluation Exercises.

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  • Fitting and Pattern Alteration: A Multi-Method Approach to the Art of Style Selection, Fitting, and Alteration By Elizabeth Liechty, Della Pottberg, and Judith Rasband (Bloomsbury Publishing, Inc.) The classic, “the bible,” the industry standard in visual design, style selection, fitting, and alteration—by which you can judge all other fitting and alteration books. You’ll learn unique methods for evaluating the figure and style selection to balance and enhance the figure. You’ll use a new approach for measuring the figure and the pattern. You’ll learn fitting by the amazing new measurement method and sequence, comparing the pinned pattern and basic trial fitting garment methods. You’ll think you hit the jackpot using the innovative new hinged seam method of pattern alteration, comparing it to the pivot method and corrected slash methods. You’ll see solutions for 88 figure variations, yet simplifying the process for multiple variations. You’ll appreciate the thousands of outstanding illustrations, rendered to scale. Photographs throughout, including how to make your personal sloper to check the fit on fashion patterns. Awesome for everybody, absolutely essential for professionals in the field.
    By Judith Rasband and Elizabeth Liechty 3rd Edition Bloomsbury Publishing

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  • Vital discussions on the elements and principles of visual design in dress–in terms of definition, importance, function, formation, perception and communication, use selection, coordination and harmony–applied to the development of a personal wardrobe. Discover that it’s not only what you wear, but how you wear it.

    Wardrobe Strategy #3

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  • An intriguing presentation on physical, personality, and clothing traits as they relate to personal image types. Learn about personal style ranges, borrowing, and cross-over techniques used to achieve personal style and meet your individual needs. Outstanding charts and tables included.

    Wardrobe Strategy #8

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  • Step-by-step evaluation of what’s in your closet. Find out what your clothes say about you, your lifestyle and personal style. Find out what works, what doesn’t and why. Learn how to “greenbag” your closet, then organize what works. Follow time-tested guidelines and take command of your closet. It’s the place to start before you even think about buying or sewing another piece of clothing.

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