Famous Frocks: The Little Black Dress

Famous Frocks: The Little Black Dress

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Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly. . . . Each of these women had an influential take on the most classic wardrobe staple of all: the Little Black Dress. In this chic sewing book, patternmaker Dolin Bliss O'Shea pulls inspiration from famous LBDs throughout historya€”including Mary Quant's mod mini, a classic wrap dress worn by Liza Minelli, Princess Diana's smart A-line, and morea€”and offers patterns for reinterpreted versions that are perfectly stylish. Including 10 full dress patterns with sewing variations to make 20 garments in all, a primer on sewing techniques, vintage photographs of style icons, and full-color shots of the finished pieces, this book has everything fashionistas need to bring timeless style right into their closets.Then press with the iron to fuse the ribbon to the dress opening. Edgestitch along the top edge of the ribbon, then sew a second line of stitching 1a„4 in/6 mm below the first {fig. 4}. Follow step 3e ofthe Chanel dress instructions to finish. {fig.

Title:Famous Frocks: The Little Black Dress
Author:Dolin Bliss O'Shea
Publisher:Chronicle Books - 2014-08-12


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