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Flats: Technical Drawing for Fashion by Basia Szkutnicka

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TECHNICAL DRAWING BY HAND USING THE GENERIC TEMPLATE

Once you have laid out your garment correctly, you are ready to start drawing. This step-by-step sequence shows how to make of a flared skirt using the technique of speed designing, and subsequently demonstrates how to complete the flats.

MATERIALS REQUIRED

Tracing paper

Layout paper (45 gsm) or any semiopaque paper that you can still see through over a light box

Sheets of white paper, Letter or Legal sized

Low-tack adhesive tape to secure your tracing paper over templates

Use of a photocopier, to enlarge and reduce drawings in the draft stages

Mechanical pencil with HB leads (0.5mm) (Do not use pencils any softer then HB, or the line will not be fine enough)

Black fine liner pens:

• 0.01mm ...

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