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 historyaincluding Mary Quant's mod mini, a classic wrap dress worn by Liza Minelli, Princess Diana's smart A-line, and moreaand 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.The knit fabrics used in this book are considered the more stable knit fabricsa medium-weight jersey, double knit, matte jersey, and ITY ... Most newer machines have fancier knit-specific stitches that you can use and try out for yourself. I dona#39;tanbsp;...
|Title||:||Famous Frocks: The Little Black Dress|
|Author||:||Dolin Bliss O'Shea|
|Publisher||:||Chronicle Books - 2014-08-12|