One of the most important and famous books in the pattern making world, this volume is for over 20 years a point of reference in the sector at international level, and therefore translated into more than 10 languages. The work of teachers is supported by this book that thanks to a simple and clear vocabulary makes the learning of pattern making techniques easier. The book is used in both the tailoring and industrial system. Its 464 pages illustrate a diverse multitude of patterns for women’s clothing, menswear, childrenswear, lingerie, swimwear, wedding dresses, premaman. The first part is about the study of measurements and fit of the garments, followed by the construction of the bases and all dart in transfer options. The text concludes with a section dedicated to the pattern grading and industrial method, and with the main concepts of fibers, yarns, fabrics and materials.