Working from the simplest possible form the book addresses all major dimensional techniques, show how they are related and give examples of variations both traditional and modern. This book can be considered as an encyclopaedia of folding manipulates explaining step by step the world of folds and how to apply them in practise. This title teaches readers to get folding finishes for a unique and special customisation in fashion. The explantations about the different types of pleating and diagrams are very clear and easy to follow, showing the stages of construction and the finished garments. So this title includes an analysis of the use of fold in fashion throughout history and also a helpful tutorial using 30 examples from some of the most invative and avant-garde designers in fashion today.