Free Flat Patternmaking Instruction Booklet for Downloading

I highly recommend this instructional booklet which is available for download. The pattern drafting instructions are accompanied by very clear technical drawings. This is worth a review, especially in view of how expensive hard cover patternmaking books can be.

A Manual for Practical Work in Fashion Studies-Class XII
by the Central Board of Secondary Education, 2, Community Centre, Preet vihar, Delhi-110 092.

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*Includes Flat Pattern Drafting Instructions for Basic Fitted Bodice, Skirt and Sleeve.
*Dart Manipulation is covered.
*Garment Construction for collars, sleeves, cuffs, plackets and skirts is included.
*List of sewing supplies for each section covered.
*Questions to help develop skills for analyzing pattern and fitting problems.
*Measurements for Standard Dress Forms that can be used to draft the patterns. Sizes are 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42 and 44.