Fine Embellishment Techniques

Fine Embellishment Techniques

Classic Details for Today's Clothing

Book - 1999
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An informative and colorfully illustrated book provides instructions for adding embellishments of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s to clothing of today--such as piping, beading, and trim--to present a creative and individual fashion statement.

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Celebrating all that is elegant and classic about vintage clothing, this book shows how to embellish new garments to make them look as though they were crafted in a more glamorous era. Readers will learn they don't have to be experts to add embellishment techniques from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s to their wardrobes. They'll discover the possibilities of adding threadwork, beading, trims, piping, and more to garments. These projects are elegant and sophisticated and especially appealing to those who like glamour but not glitz.
-- Features five categories of embellishment techniques.
-- Includes detailed instructions and 70 color photographs.
-- Offers design inspiration of all kinds -- from casual to evening wear.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c1999
ISBN: 9781561584963
1561584967
9781561582310
156158231X
Characteristics: 170 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm

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