The Fashion Design System


The Fashion Design System [co-authored] presents a major conceptual breakthrough for the production of female garments: a move away from size classification to shape classification, a great reference book packed full of information and a valuable addition to any library. [480 pages]


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This unique 480-page fashion design resource includes:

  • Current data reflecting the shape of women in the 21st Century
  • Instructions for drafting master blocks for: bodice, sleeve dress skirt and pant for five figure types
  • Self-paced learning format [learn at your own pace]
  • Colour coded step by step diagrams
  • How to create additional blocks from master blocks
  • How to draft a full range of blocks for pattern design
  • Structural anatomy, morphology [body shape] anthropometry [measurement]
  • Fitting & human variation
  • Specific human characteristics and fitting correction
  • Fashion illustration, trade drawings and specifications
  • Workroom practices, concepts and processes
  • And many more innovative concepts