WHAT IS FASHION-FLAT?
- fashion flat, fashion float and fashion illustration
- drawing flats with fashion croquis
- basic requirements for fashion flats
FASHION FLATS BY GARMENT ELEMENTS
- hem line
- darts and gores
- collar and necklines
- pleats, gathers, flares
- waist lines and waist bands
- armholes and sleeves
FASHION FLATS BY TYPE OF GARMENT
Pleats, gathers, and flares are the main methods of creating volumetric shapes and, accordingly, different silhouettes in garment. When drawing a garment, fashion designer must clearly depict differences between pleats, gathers, and flares. From patternmaking standpoint pleats, gathers, flares are entirely different methods, therefore any confusion in their depiction in fashion technical illustration could cause misunderstanding in the fashion production process.
See examples of fashion design drawingss illustrating main types of pleats, gathers, and flares on the page.