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Table of contents for the book "How to Draw Fashion Flats":

  1. Introduction/ preparation (Pages 9-21)

    What are fashion flats?10
    Why we need flats?10
    Tools and supplies11
    How to prevent smudging the marker line14
    Rules to follow to avoid smearing of marker line15
    How to choose right figure template for flat drawing16
    How to choose the right type of drawing17
    How to prepare garment for flat drawing18
    How to draw garment from stretchy fabric19
    How to draw folded sleeves20
    How to draw hemlines20
    How to draw armholes21
    How to draw center seam for pants21
  2. Basic requirements for technical drawing (Pages 23-29)

    How to draw seams and stitches24
    Difference between seam and stitch24
    Difference between industrial and handmade topstitching24
    Basic seams and stitches25
    Step by step garment flats drawing at glance26
  3. T-shirt (Pages 31-49)

    Terminology of crew collar32
    How to draw crew and stand collars for T-shirts32
    How to show rib on T-shirt crew and stand collars33
    How to draw topstitching and serge finish for crew collar33
    How to draw V-neck for T-shirts34
    Common mistakes in drawing crew collar35
    How to draw front view flat for T-shirt (simple pencil line)36
    How to draw back view flat for T-shirt (simple pencil line)40
    How to draw final front view of flats for T-shirt (marker line)41
    How to draw final back view of flats for T-shirt (marker line)42
    How to draw different styles of armholes for set-in sleeves in T-shirts43
    How to draw zippers44
    Gallery of details for T-shirts (necklines with zippers)45
    Gallery of details for T-shirts (plackets)48
    Basic binding variations49
  4. Pants (Pages 51-73)

    Terminology of pants52
    Pants: basic shapes54
    Basic hem styles in drawing flats for pants and shorts55
    Basic waistline styles in drawing flats for pants56
    Why we do not need darts for jeans57
    How to draw front view flat for pants (simple pencil line)58
    How to draw back view flat for pants (simple pencil line)64
    How to draw final front view of flats for pants (marker line)65
    How to draw final back view of flats for pants (marker line)66
    How to draw fly67
    Gallery of closures for pants68
    Gallery of pockets for pants70
    Compare shapes.48
  5. Dresses and skirts (Pages 75-113)

    Terminology of dress76
    How to draw fitted garment77
    Waistline level for dresses78
    Gallery of silhouettes for dresses78
    Terminology for basic waistline levels80
    Basic waistline styles81
    Sleeves. Terminology of set-in sleeve84
    Basic set-in sleeves85
    Gallery of set-in sleeves86
    Gallery of raglan sleeves88
    Gallery of one-piece-with-bodice sleeves89
    Terminology for hemline levels90
    Skirts. How to draw basic straight skirt91
    Common mistakes in drawing basic straight skirt93
    How to draw basic flared skirt94
    Comparison of different skirt silhouettes95
    Common mistakes in drawing basic flared skirt96
    How to draw flared hem98
    How to draw gathers99
    How to draw pleats99
    Basic pleat styles100
    How to draw drapery101
    How to draw front view flat for low waisted skirt (simple pencil line)102
    How to draw back view flat for skirts (simple pencil line)104
    How to draw final front and back views of flats for skirts (marker line)105
    Gallery of details for dresses and skirts106
  6. Jackets, vests and shirts (Pages 115-145)

    Terminology of jacket116
    How to draw front view flat for jacket (simple pencil line)118
    How to draw back view flat for jacket (simple pencil line)124
    How to draw final front and back views of flats for jacket (marker line)126
    Terminology for notched collar. Single breasted closure128
    Terminology for notched collar. Double breasted closure129
    How to draw buttoned closures130
    How to draw buttons and buttonholes131
    Common mistakes in buttons and buttonholes drawing131
    How to draw shawl collar132
    How to show thickness of fabric132
    Jacket: darts and gores134
    How to draw vest with pointed hemline135
    Common mistakes in drawing of flats for jackets136
    Collars. Stand collars140
    Flat collars141
    Rolled collars142
    Cuffs and plackets for sleeves145
  7. Swimwear (Pages 147-155)

    Basic shapes for bikini bra front views148
    Basic shapes for bikini bottom back views148
    Gallery of basic swimsuits148
    How to design different bikini bottom shapes150
    How to draw front view flat for swimwear (simple pencil line)151
    How to draw back view flat for swimwear (simple pencil line)153
    How to draw final front view of flat for swimwear (marker line)154
    How to draw final back view of flat for swimwear (marker line)155
  8. Figure templates for fashion technical drawing (Pages 157-185)

    Gallery of templates for flats158
    Women's wear croquis for flats158
    Men's wear croquis for flats166
    Children's croquis for flats174
    Women's swimwear croquis for flats183
    Big and tall size wear croquis for men184
    Plus size wear croquis for women185
  9. Gallery of projects (Pages 187-205)

    Children's wear collection188
    Men's wear collection196
    Women's wear collection: straight skirts202