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Pattern book

A book on architectural practice that serves as a builder’s manual, buyer’s guide, or handbook, containing plans and details for common building element such as columns, cornices, and doors and windows.

pattern book

In the 18th and 19th centuries, a book on architectural practice that once served as a builders’ manual, builders’ guide, or handbook containing plans and/or patterns of houses and building details such as columns, cornices, doors, porches, and windows.
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I flick through the pages of the various pattern books, looking despondently at DIY gym kit and hideous shorts.
In most cases, dressmakers give advice and provide fabric samples and pattern books.
Meritmill (UK) Ltd, is a leading maker of pattern books, carpet cards and shade cards for the home furnishings market, decided to launch a rigorous programme of "lean manufacturing" training to ensure it could compete effectively against its overseas rivals.
Ideas for designs will come from clients, as well as from magazines, brochures, pattern books and fabric samples.
I used different portions of things from 1920s pottery and pattern books," he said.
With line drawings to illustrate examples of different types of buildings and architectural details, the book is reminiscent of the pattern books of J.
It will house a priceless collection of pottery, manuscripts, pattern books and paintings dating back to the 18th century when it opens in 2007.
Large companies with their bland pattern books should be told to go away and come up with something a bit more innovative,'' the Tory AM said.
Glass Concepts also offers everything both advanced and beginning students need: more than 300 pattern books, tools and 1,000 sheets of glass in nearly every color and texture.
New Kingdom and Saite Period scribes and architects could have copied these texts directly from the monuments in Siut, or indirectly from textbooks preserved in libraries and pattern books containing indications of scenes as well as texts, or both.
Since then, the company has raised the bar for gourd artists everywhere with their impressive carvings and wide selection of toolkits and pattern books.