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  • n. Plural form of patternmaker.

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Examples

  • Competition from foreign textile manufacturers, who can produce textiles more cheaply and efficiently, has made textile manufacturing one of the fastest declining industries in the U.S. Expect wages to decline by a whopping 48% in this industry and the number of patternmakers dwindling to a mere 6,000 in the next few years.

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  • Many producers of prototypes (including Clinkenbeard) were established as patternmakers, giving an insight into the concepts that still define prototyping.

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  • Moved out of a small London office, the new studio overlooking the Hudson River is bustling with dozens of seamstresses and patternmakers.

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  • (In the past, patternmakers laid out the parts on paper, using pencils and drafting instruments such as rulers.)

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  • Fabric and apparel patternmakers convert a clothing designers original model of a garment into a pattern of separate parts that can be laid out on

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  • Fabric and apparel patternmakers convert a clothing designers original model of a garment into a pattern of separate parts that can be laid out on a length of fabric.

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  • And all of her students, in this case the factory's cutters and patternmakers, would beam back and applaud.

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  • Among the smallest occupations with wages near the U.S. median were forest fire inspectors and prevention specialists, farm labor contractors, wood model makers and wood patternmakers, each of which had employment levels between 1,000 and

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  • I love how Kawakubo has the freedom of mind, the intensity, to take a shape and simply explore it, allowing different fabrics to guide her and her patternmakers.

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  • All my engineering friends who used to be toolmakers patternmakers and electrical engineers now drive trucks or work in retail.

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