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Fine Embellishment Techniques: Classic Details for Today's Clothing

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Celebrating all that is elegant and classic about vintage clothing, this book shows how to embellish new garments to make them look as though they were crafted in a more glamorous era. Readers will learn they don't have to be experts to add embellishment techniques from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s to their wardrobes. They'll discover the possibilities of adding threadwork, beading, trims, piping, and more to garments. These projects are elegant and sophisticated and especially appealing to those who like glamour but not glitz.

-- Features five categories of embellishment techniques.

-- Includes detailed instructions and 70 color photographs.

-- Offers design inspiration of all kinds — from casual to evening wear.

About the Author

Conlon teaches sewing and embellishment techniques at 27th St. Fabrics in Eugene, OR. SHe is also a frequent contributor to Threads magazine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561582310
Subtitle:
Classic Details for Today's Clothing
Author:
Conlon, Jane
Author:
, Jane
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Location:
Newtown, CT :
Subject:
Clothing and dress
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Fancy work
Subject:
Needlework - General
Subject:
Needlework
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
19980201
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
11.19 x 9.33 x 0.75 in 2 lb

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