Book Title: Couture Unfolded : Innovative Pleats, Folds and Draping in Fashion Design
Author: Paul Jackson
Format: Hardback | 240 pages
Publication Date: 27 Aug 2018
Folds are currently on the rise at the moment and this book shows how to manipulate and finish them in order to obtain that personal touch so crucial in the world of fashion. Working from the simplest possible form, the book addresses all major dimensional techniques, shows how they are related and give examples of both traditional and modern variations. This book can be considered as an encyclopaedia of folding techniques, explaining step by step the world of folds and how to apply them in practice. The explanations and diagrams about the different types of pleating are very clear and easy to follow, showing the stages of construction and the finished garments. This title includes an analysis of the use of folds in fashion throughout history and also a helpful tutorial using 30 examples from some of the most innovative and avant- garde designers in fashion today.