Famous Frocks: the Little Black Dress : Patterns for 20 Garments Inspired by Fashion Icons


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 history--including Mary Quant's mod mini, a classic wrap dress worn by Liza Minelli, Princess Diana's smart A-line, and more--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 read more

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ISBN:

9781452123653

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

176

Dimensions:

28cm x 21cm

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Craft and DIY , Fashion and Beauty , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Chronicle Books

Published:

01 October 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dolin Bliss O'Shea