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Digital Pattern Cutting For Fashion with Lectra Modaris (R)

From 2D pattern modification to 3D prototyping

Patricia Grice (Arts University Bournemouth, UK)



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Bloomsbury Visual Arts
01 November 2018
Design your own original 2D patterns and use 3D prototyping to test your designs, achieve the perfect fit and make quick alterations. Pattern Cutting For Fashion with Lectra Modaris (R) will guide you from the basics of pattern modification through to 3D realisation, alteration and visual effects, as well as the completion of a finished production pattern. By viewing your garment in a virtual environment first, you will also be able to make design, colour, print and fabric decisions prior to toile making.

Workshops include: A basic t-shirt; Dart modification; Darts into seams; Darts into Flare; Button wrap and facings; A Basic Jean; Pleats in a Skirt /Trouser with pocket; A shirt with two piece collar /yoke; Modelling on the half scale stand and converting pattern to full scale.
By:   Patricia Grice (Arts University Bournemouth UK)
Imprint:   Bloomsbury Visual Arts
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 189mm, 
Weight:   896g
ISBN:   9781350065123
ISBN 10:   1350065129
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 November 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction A bit about Lectra What is digital pattern cutting? Introduction to Modaris Classic How to use this Guide Available blocks and patterns to download 1. How it Works Mouse, screen layout, keyboard Functions and saving, Access paths and navigation, Opening Model Screen layout with pattern Exercise 1 2. What is Digitising? Introduction to digitising Board and Mouse Functions Pattern preparation and curve positioning Digitising preparation and process Digitising Tips Exercise 2 3. Getting Started Points and lines and their modification Exercise 3 Exercise 4 Piece modification Geometric shapes Extracting Shapes Exercise 5 Assembly Checking Pieces Exercise 6 Orientation 4. Moving On Industrialisation - Naming pieces Notches Grain lines Exercise 7 What is a variant? How to create a variant Exercise 8 Measuring and creating a chart Exercise 9 Blocks and inserting patterns 5. Introduction to 3D Introduction to 3D process Principles of 3D prototyping Pattern preparation for 3D Variant for 3D Assembly - Desk of Stitches Slip on points Exercise 10 Error messages 6. 3D Virtual Prototype The 3D environment Configuring preferences Preparing for simulation Mannequins Simulation in the 3D environment Mesh - checking assembly Mechanical properties Adding and editing colour and print Editing fabric and rib Exercise 11 Pre-positioning 7. Workshops Creating patterns from a sketch and realising shapes in 3D Blocks and inserting patterns Workshop 1: A basic t-shirt Workshop 2: Dart modification Workshop 3: Darts into seams Workshop 4: Darts into Flare Workshop 5: Button wrap and facings 8. 3D Advanced Combining two garments Visual effects Alterations Fitting 9. Advanced Workshops Workshop 6: A Basic Jean Workshop 7: Pleats in Skirt /Trouser with pocket Workshop 8: A Shirt with two piece collar /Yoke Workshop 9: Scale - Modelling on the Half scale stand and converting pattern to full scale 10. Student Innovation A collection of student work Quick Reference Guide Further Resources

Patricia Grice is Senior Lecturer in fashion at the Arts University Bournemouth, UK. She has also worked with many high street brands in design, pattern cutting and garment technology and is a Digital Pattern Consultant.

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