Pattern Magic 2

By Tomoko Nakamichi

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  • Paperback
  • 200 illustrations
  • 104 pages
  • 257 x 190 mm
  • ISBN 9781856697064
  • Published February 2011

Pattern Magic 2 is the cult pattern-cutting text from Japan, partner to the original Pattern Magic book. Inspiring and exciting, this volume takes a creative approach to pattern cutting, with more step-by-step projects for fashion designers and dressmakers to enjoy. These easy-to-follow illustrations and detailed instructions make it simple to create stunning, sculptural clothes.

About the Author

After serving many years as a professor at Bunka Fashion College, Ms. Nakamichi currently delivers lectures and holds courses on design making, both in Japan and overseas. This book brings together the results of the research on garment patterns she has carried out to help instruct her students.

Customer Reviews

Strongly reccomended Review by Badia Szkutnicka
'What makes these books unique is the clarity of instructions, coupled with simplified diagrams and photographs. The idea of now having these gems in English is so exciting, I strongly recommend that any fashion lover / student / tutor should get both volumes.'
Badia Szkutnicka, London College of Fashion (Posted on 12/17/12)
Fabulous book Review by Mary Gottlieb
‘This book is fabulous. The English language edition makes the techniques accessible to the novice and students alike. My students will now be able to incorporate the ideas into their coursework with ease.’
Mary Gottlieb; Parsons, The New School for Design (Posted on 12/17/12)
Great! Review by Deborah Beard
'I LOVE them. They don't even need words the pics are great. I definitely say yes to this project.'
Deborah Beard, Associate Chair for Technical Design/Pattern making Certificate Programs, FIT (Posted on 12/17/12)

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'I love peeking at the engineering process so well illustrated in Nakamichi's books. It's like being in a museum archive and being able to touch and examine the pieces.'
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