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Spandex Simplified: Sewing for Superheroes Table of Contents

Foreword

Basic Principles of Spandex Design

- Proper Fit & Design Considerations
- Figure Flaw Camouflage
- Designing for the Character
- Visibility
- Functionality
- General Colour Theory
- Choosing a Posing Suit Colour
- Unity
- Selecting Fabrics

Pattern Alterations

- Measuring
- Using a Pattern
- Sizing a Pattern
- Adding Length
- Removing Length
- Adjusting Curve of the Back
- Adjusting the Butt Length
- Adjusting for Leg Openings
- Adjusting the Skirt Line
- Ruching
- Base Pattern Alteration Final Notes

Sewing Techniques

- In the Beginning
- Cutting the Fabric
- Seams
- Elastic Application
- Thread Colour Selection
- Colour Blocking
- Applique
- Piping
- Contrasting Elastic Binding
- Lining
- Zippers
- Closures
- Making Straps
- Making Strings
- Hems

        Style Techniques

- Backs and Necklines
- "Monokini" & Cutaway Design
- Skirts

Costume Assembly

- Basic Order of Operations
- Applying a Sleeve
- Tights
- Booty Shorts
- Unitards
- Skirted Costumes
- Basic Bikini Bottom
- Strappy Bikini Bottom
- Basic Mens Trunks
- Basic Triangle Top
- Basic Underwire Top
- Underwired Bodices

Embellishments

- Getting Started
- Hand Painting
- Foil Embossing
- Glitter
- Crystals
- Sequins

Accessories

- Scrunchies
- Wristlets, Leg Warmers, Padding Covers
- Gloves
- Shoe & Boot Covers
- Stockings

Proper Care of Spandex Costumes

Resources

Note Pages

Paperback, 202 pages
Publisher: Celebration Generation
ISBN: 978-0-9850036-4-7
Language: English
Release Date: November 1, 2013
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