Drape Drape 2

By Hisako Sato

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$24.95
  • Paperback
  • 230 illustrations
  • 88 pages
  • 257 x 190 mm
  • ISBN 9781780670041
  • Published September 2012

Drape Drape 2 is the follow-up to the cult Japanese draping book Drape Drape and the latest in the new series from Bunka Fashion College.

It includes 14 stylish contemporary designs for tops, dresses, skirts, vests and jackets, with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and diagrams that skilfully guide the reader through the draping process.

With two full-scale patterns at the back, this book provides exciting design ideas and highly practical techniques for readers looking to continue exploring the art of draping.

About the Author

A graduate of Bunka Fashion College, Japan, Hisako Sato worked as Head of Garment Design for Muji until 1993 when she left to develop her own independent label. In 2008, she launched a new brand focusing on dress design, and she is still active as a designer today.

Customer Reviews

A unique and interesting book Review by Deborah Beard
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'This book is unique, interesting and very easy to read and comprehend, anyone who wears draped garments will love this book. It includes patterns to do it yourself.'
Deborah Beard, Technical Design and Fashion Design, Fashion Institute of Technology (Posted on 12/19/12)
Extremely relevant Review by Gael Henry
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'Extremely relevant to Fashion now. Inspirational draping concepts are presented with beautiful simplicity - you just have to pick up some cloth and have a go!'
Gael Henry, Senior Associate Lecturer - Fashion, Northumbria University (Posted on 12/19/12)

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How to make the garments

no.1 two-pattern gather drape bolero
no.2 one-pattern drape top
no.3 three-pattern drape vest
no.4 one-pattern drape top
no.5 one-pattern drape skirt
no.6 three-pattern drape dress
no.7 two-pattern tuck drape dress
no.8 two-pattern gather drape blouse
no.9 three-pattern tuck drape pants
no.10 four-pattern tuck drape blouse
no.11 one-pattern drape dress
no.12 two-pattern tuck drape pants
no.13 two-pattern gather twist drape skirt
no.14 four-pattern gather drape skirt

'A Bible for DIY fans. If you fancy a challenge, then this is a practical guide for those looking to explore the art of draping'
Bethany Rex, Aesthetica Magazine

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