Construction of Garments Patterns | Description of Apparel Patterns Instruction

Following instruction must be marked on apparel pattern, to enable the garment to be made up correctly: -
1. Style Number.
2. Name of the part
3. Size ( it will show you how to find your size on a pattern finished garment measurements)
4. Grain Line: All patterns must have grain lines. It indicates the length direction of fabrics, i.e. during marker making all patterns must be placed to the length direction.
5. Balance Mark: Used to ensure patterns are sewn together at the correct points.
6. Construction Lines: These include button holes, pocket placing etc.

Garment Patterns Construction:

1. Manual Method.
2. By Computer (CAD).

Principles of Pattern Making:
A garment sewing pattterns or garment fabric & patterns draft is developed by calculating, taking account of the following measurements: -

1. Direct Sample.
2. Specification Sheet/ Measurement Chart.
3. Actual body size measurements.
4. Easy Allowances.
5. Sewing Allowance.

Pattern Draft:
A pattern draft is a diagrammatic representation of the way a garment is constructed. The objective of pattern draft is to develop a sample garment.

Pattern Sets:
Different sizes of pattern for a particular style are called pattern sets, e.g. L.M.S.

Production Pattern:
The pattern se which are used for huge production is called production pattern.

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