Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book

Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book

A Modern Guide to Sewing Fabulous Vintage Styles

Book - 2016
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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.
Publisher: New York : STC Craft/Stewart, Tabori & Chang, an imprint of ABRAMS, 2016
ISBN: 9781617690754
Branch Call Number: 646.432 Hi
Description: 235 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm + 4 pattern sheets
Alternative Title: Ultimate dress book


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Aug 15, 2016

Again, this is less a book about sewing vintage styles and more about sewing modern dresses inspired by vintage styles. It's still interesting and goes in depth about fabrics and techniques, so a useful guide for the person who wants to get into sewing.


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