This section is from the book "Clothing For Women: Selection, Design, Construction", by Laura I. Baldt. Also available from Amazon: Clothing For Women: Selection, Design, Construction.
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1. What is it that is important to study in order to learn how to clothe ourselves well?
2. What do you understand by (1) form, (2) line, (3) texture ?
3. What relation should design bear to physical structure? Name several other things which affect design.
4. Choose two figures from the groups in Figs. 26, 27, and 28, that are pleasing to you and tell why they are pleasing to you and wherein they are examples of good design.