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coupe à plat

anglais translation: Straight cut

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13:55 Apr 21, 2009
traduction français vers anglais [PRO]
Textiles / vêtements / mode
Terme ou expression en français : coupe à plat
This is about a designer who revolutionised the fashion world "en effectuant des coupes à plat autrefois réservées à l'homme pour créeer des modèles unisexes à bas prix".
laurentl
Local time: 22:29
Traduction en anglais :Straight cut
Explication :
A variation on what has already been said but this specific answer hadn't yet been given.

From Elle.fr: "La mode des années 30 voit naître, dans les maisons de couture, les premières coupes en trois dimensions qui adaptent le vêtement aux différentes formes du corps et remplacent les coupes à plat ne donnant aucun volume."
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Sarah Wood
Royaume-Uni
Local time: 21:29
Grading comment
I think this is probably best for my purposes, even though straight fit is also fine. Thanks everyone.
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Résumé des réponses proposées
5 +2straight-fit
Julia Ryder
4 +1flat-pattern cuttingivaa
4 +1flat pattern cutting techniques [or methods]
Claire Chapman
3Straight cut
Sarah Wood
3 -1boy-cut
Vicky James


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1 heure   confiance : Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 approbation des pairs (net) : +1
flat-pattern cutting


Explication :
Wikipedia: "Le patronage consiste à concevoir à plat et sur papier les différentes pièces composant un vêtement. Ce principe de confection est également nommé coupe à plat"

Patronage = Pattern making (Dressmaking)




    Référence : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pattern_(sewing)
ivaa
Local time: 17:29
Langue maternelle : espagnol

Commentaires des pairs sur cette réponse (et réponses des répondeurs)
Neutre  Tony M: But how would that relate to the 'unisex' aspect of the context as given?
5 minutes
  -> Feminine clothing was very elaborated in the past; of a very laborious making. The flat-pattern method is focused towards mass production trends.

Accord  Claire Chapman: Absolutely!
22 heures
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2 heures   confiance : Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 approbation des pairs (net) : -1
boy-cut


Explication :
Main Entry: boy-cut
Part of Speech: adj
Definition: a women's underpants style similar to a men's, like close-fitting briefs or shorts; also, any other women's clothing cut in a men's style
Example: Sarah Jessica Parker popularized boy-cut underwear in "Sex and the City."

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/boy-cut
Etymology: 1956



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Note added at 2 hrs (2009-04-21 16:38:30 GMT)
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Boy-cut style

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Note added at 21 hrs (2009-04-22 11:39:48 GMT)
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Julia - It's commonly used to describe jeans and trousers too.

Ladies Hemp Boy Cut Trouser A great fitting flattering pant. In pretty, neutral colours - we can't get enough of this one.
http://www.greenrewards.co.uk/Item/Ladies-Hemp-Boy-Cut-Trous...

Womens Sz 16 Gap Boy Cut Blue Jeans w/ Flower Design
http://global.ebay.com/Womens_Sz_16_Gap_Boy_Cut_Blue_Jeans_w...

Vicky James
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Désaccord  Julia Ryder: I have never seen this term applied to anything but underwear or swimwear.
10 heures
  -> see note above

Neutre  Sarah Wood: I have definitely seen this term used for jeans/trousers etc and it does match the 'unisex' aspect of the original.
21 heures
  -> Thanks, Sarah! I realise this is probably not the term that the asker is looking for. :-)
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Straight cut


Explication :
A variation on what has already been said but this specific answer hadn't yet been given.

From Elle.fr: "La mode des années 30 voit naître, dans les maisons de couture, les premières coupes en trois dimensions qui adaptent le vêtement aux différentes formes du corps et remplacent les coupes à plat ne donnant aucun volume."

Sarah Wood
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I think this is probably best for my purposes, even though straight fit is also fine. Thanks everyone.
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2 heures   confiance : Answerer confidence 5/5 approbation des pairs (net) : +2
straight-fit


Explication :
clothing patterns are cut "flat" for every fit and style. Later, darts are added (or not) for the desired fit. So you just want to refer to the end result, which in this case is "straight fit", a current term for clothing that is not tailored to fit curves.


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Note added at 1 day51 mins (2009-04-22 14:47:29 GMT)
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Vicky, my omission on the jeans -- but "boy cut" is a term largely reserved for bottom wear, and although it's sometimes used for tops, it's got a hyper-trendy, alternative connotation in usage for tops that the translator may or may not want to employ here. "Straight fit" is a more standard term that easily encompasses all clothing items. I acknowledge your vast translation experience, while assuming that alternate perspectives are not unwelcome. (Plus I have been sewing for 20 years.)

Julia Ryder
États-Unis
Local time: 13:29
Langue maternelle : anglais

Commentaires des pairs sur cette réponse (et réponses des répondeurs)
Accord  Tony M: That's the way I interpret it too
14 minutes

Accord  Yolanda Broad: That would be my guess, but I'd sure like to see what it looks like!
2 heures
  -> You see it every time you look at a man's clothes, or any clothing without darts for shaping at the waist or bust.
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1 jour1 heure   confiance : Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 approbation des pairs (net) : +1
flat pattern cutting techniques [or methods]


Explication :
Typically this phrase would be translated as flat pattern cutting (as opposed to draping). However, in this case, I believe that the text is referring to some specific flat pattern cutting techniques that were previously used for men and which the designer began to use for women (thereby creating low-cost, unisex styles/designs). So, I would add the word techniques to make that clear. Note how, in the text viewed through Amazon.com, flat pattern cutting techniques are used together with draping techniques.

French references:
[the picture on the cover of this book clearly shows darts - and that the clothes can be fitted to the body,/i>]
LE MODELISME DE MODE COUPE A PLAT LES BASES T1 - Teresa Gilewska
http://achat.ebuyclub.com/catalogue-ebuyclub/Livres-Magazine...

La coupe à plat, numéro 2. Lingerie féminine et maillot de bain (Broché)
http://www.amazon.fr/coupe-numéro-Lingerie-féminine-maillot/...

Le modélisme de mode : Tome 2, Coupe à plat, les transformations (Broché)
Des ouvrages à l'usage des professionnels de l'habillement et de toute personne souhaitant réaliser soi-même sa garde-robe. Cet ouvrage propose un enseignement approfondi de la construction à plat des patrons.
http://www.amazon.fr/modélisme-mode-Coupe-plat-transformatio...

English references:
Amazon.com - "Search inside this book"
Fabric, Form and Flat Pattern Cutting (Paperback) -
page 125 - First stages of a draped pattern can be constructed by flat pattern cutting, the drape then refined on the dress stand. The pattern shape without the drape adaptation can be used a s a mounting to hold the drape folds in place.
page 130 - The illustration shows a dress in fine linen weft-knit fabric cut in a simple raglan shape.The bodice was cut by flat pattern cutting. The skirt draping was constructed by draping the actual fabric directly on the dress stand.
page 154 - A design can be taken to a first stage by flat pattern cutting methods to create a 'map'. The garment sections can then be taken onto the stand to refine the shape.
http://www.amazon.com/Fabric-Form-Flat-Pattern-Cutting/dp/14...

Flat Pattern Cutting and Modeling for Fashion (Paperback)
http://www.amazon.com/Flat-Pattern-Cutting-Modeling-Fashion/...

Dress Modelling The Art of Dress Modelling
Today, flat pattern cutting techniques are very prevelant in the industry and it is very easy to forget that patterns must relate to the intrinsic properties of the fabrics used and the shape and stance of the wearer.
http://www.morplan.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_100...

AIMS OF MODULE
...To introduce the student to flat pattern cutting techniques.
http://nuweb.northumbria.ac.uk/live/webserv/modules_listall_...

Drawing on flat pattern cutting techniques learned through a degree course in fashion and textile design at St. Martins School of Art, London, the forms were first modelled in card and the pieces were then used as templates for cutting the slabs from clay.
http://www.ceramicdesign.org/vessels.html


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Accord  ivaa: quite better answer !
4 jours
  -> Thanks, ivaa! It's kind of you to say so :-)
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