Pattern Magic 2 is the practice as much as the most productive–promoting Pattern Magic. This collection takes the cult Development–reducing textual content from Japan and provides the reader a very simple–to–practice information to making shocking, sculptural garments with a couture really feel. Inspiring and enjoyable, this quantity takes an artistic way to Development reducing with extra step–by way of–step initiatives for type designers and dressmakers to experience.

This e-book appears to be like at growing fascinating surfaces, optical illusions and curved shapes thru Development reducing. The entire fundamental knowledge you want to begin Development reducing is incorporated, from the elemental block to measurements and scaling. Every mission is superbly illustrated with transparent diagrams and pictures appearing the levels of building, the muslins (toiles) and the completed garments. The 200 illustrations and targeted directions make it simple to create shocking, sculptural garments.

Review for Pattern Magic 2:

‘A perfect helpful factor I discovered in those books is that EACH of the initiatives proven has its personal educational with textual content, measurements and step-by-step pictures that display you how you can create the paper Development. This let you be informed new stitching tactics.’


Using this book

Part 1: Enjoying with Geometrics
Wearing a balloon; dressed in a circle; dressed in a triangle; dressed in a sq.; sprouting at the again; sprouting at the entrance; identical to a stole; a ball–formed accordion; round accordion; round sleeve; sq. accordion

Part 2: Ornamental structures
Knots; like a jungle; stars; flip flip; different facings, different appears to be like; cover neck; utility of the cover–neck design

Part three: It vanished…
A vanishing shawl; a vanishing tie; a vanishing lapel; a vanishing pocket

Bunka–taste sloper for an grownup woman
Bunka–taste sloper for an grownup lady (measurement M) (part–scale)

*The get dressed shape used as the foundation for the designs on this e-book is the Bunka–taste sloper (block) for an grownup Eastern lady. All styles are for a measurement M Eastern lady (bust 83cm, waist 64cm, and centre again period 38cm). The location of the reducing and beginning out strains, the allowances, and different measurements would possibly range in line with garment measurement. If you’re the use of the part–scale get dressed shape, cut back the whole–sized measurements at the drawings by way of part while you advance the styles.

For extra Development Magic notion check out the significant other titles:
Pattern Magic
Pattern Magic 3
Pattern Magic: Stretch Fabrics