Gertie's ultimate dress book : a modern guide to sewing fabulous vintage styles / Gretchen Hirsch ; photographs by Karen Pearson ; illustrations by Sun Young Park.

By: Hirsch, Gretchen, 1979- [author.]Contributor(s): Pearson, Karen (Photographer) [photographer.] | Park, Sun Young [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : STC Craft/Stewart, Tabori & Chang, an imprint of ABRAMS, 2016Copyright date: �2016Description: 235 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm + 4 pattern sheetsContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume | sheetISBN: 9781617690754 :; 1617690759Other title: Ultimate dress bookSubject(s): Dressmaking -- Patterns | Sewing | Dresses | Sewing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 646.432 LOC classification: TT515 | .H59 2016Summary: Every vintage-obsessed sewist dreams of having a closet full of gorgeous dresses. The follow-up to the popular Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing and Gertie Sews Vintage Casual, Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book is packed with all the information and patterns you could ever need to create a wardrobe filled with stunning vintage frocks. The book begins with all the essential techniques for dressmaking and includes instructions and patterns for 23 dresses for a variety of occasions. Elements of each pattern can be mixed and matched, allowing readers to customise the bodice, skirt, sleeves, pockets and details of each dress for a truly unique creation.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 230) and index.

Spiral bound.

Every vintage-obsessed sewist dreams of having a closet full of gorgeous dresses. The follow-up to the popular Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing and Gertie Sews Vintage Casual, Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book is packed with all the information and patterns you could ever need to create a wardrobe filled with stunning vintage frocks. The book begins with all the essential techniques for dressmaking and includes instructions and patterns for 23 dresses for a variety of occasions. Elements of each pattern can be mixed and matched, allowing readers to customise the bodice, skirt, sleeves, pockets and details of each dress for a truly unique creation.

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