Sadly, I mistakenly deleted this post and the great comments I received when I tried to add photos after having created the post. Sooooooo, here are the high point links:
This is the fabulous site with the free pattern downloads of Yamamoto, McQueen,Galiano,and Watanabe.
My next post will be on the pattern I chose to download and make as a step by step project for all to experience.
Musee de la Mode et du Textile
Museum bookstore, where I got the book written by Sue Jenkyn Jones, "Fashion Design". Great measurement charts, style descriptions, resources and an in depth explanation of many here to fore, mysteries of the design business.
isbn 10: 0823016447
isbn 13: 978-0823016440
Both references were given; available from Amazon new and used.
I also bought a really exceptional small collection of speeches by Christian Dior on Haute Couture given at a conference at the Sorbonne in the early 50's. I will talk to you more about this in the coming posts.
Hidden Paris tour
Remember to check out "How to be creative" by Hugh MacLeod http://www.gapingvoid.com/ , in my link section. An insightful, refreshing and wise map you may use as inspiration and common sense guide on your own creative path.
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See you in a couple of days with the first stage of the download pattern project!