Drape Drape 3

By Hisako Sato

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  • Paperback
  • 200 illustrations
  • 84 pages
  • 10 x 7.5 in
  • ISBN 9781780671000
  • Published March 2013

Drape Drape 3 is the follow-up to the cult Japanese draping books Drape Drape and Drape Drape 2, and the latest in the new series from Bunka Fashion College.

It includes 15 stylish contemporary designs for dresses, skirts, tunics and blouses, with easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams that skilfully guide the reader to create draped garments step by step.

With two full-scale patterns at the back, this book provides a variety of new design ideas and practical construction tips for readers looking to continue exploring draping techniques.

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

Inspirational Review by Andrew Groves
‘An extremely inspirational and informative guide to draping and pattern cutting that will be invaluable to both fashion students and professionals alike. ‘

Andrew Groves, Course Director, BA(Hons) Fashion Design, University of Westminster (Posted on 12/19/12)
Wonderfully imaginative Review by Barbara Barone
'A wonderfully imaginative approach to draping with very modern ideas. The students will love this book!'
Barbara Barone, Professor, Parsons (Posted on 12/19/12)

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How to make the garments

no.1 one-piece twist drape dress
no.2 one-piece drape dress
no.3 three-piece gather drape top
no.4 three-piece tuck drape pants
no.5 four-piece drape blouse
no.6 two-piece drape on drape dress
no.7 two-piece tuck drape blouse
no.8 three-piece tuck drape pants
no.9 three-piece twist gather drape dress
no.10 three-piece tuck drape skirt
no.11 three-piece string drape dress
no.12 three-piece gather drape wrap dress
no.13 one-piece drape tunic
no.14 eight-piece twist collar tuck drape dress
no.15 one-piece gather bare top drape dress

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