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- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
Was gibt es wohl Banaleres als ein Paar Schuhe? Dennoch kennt heutzutage die Hälfte der Menschheit den Gebrauch von Schuhen gar nicht. In einer Welt, in der der Schuh ein Konsumobjekt geworden ist, haben wir längst vergessen, dass unsere Urgroßeltern ihre guten Schuhe nur zu besonderen Anlässen trugen. Die Industrie hat ihre Pflicht erfüllt, indem... more...
- Interweave Press, LLC 2009; US$ 17.95
Inspired by the seasonal festivals and traditions of Japan, this blend of traditional Scandinavian knitting with distinctive Japanese influences explores the beautiful design elements steeped in folk customs. Created especially for women, these patterns are true to the Japanese ideals of high-quality design and materials. Twelve sweaters, oriented... more...
- Search Press 2011; US$ 9.95
A new and growing trend in home knitting, mug hugs are the most stylish way to keep drinks hot. Knitters will find 20 quick and easy mug hugs patterns to choose from and 20 alternative colorways—ranging in style from traditional and contemporary to cute and homely. All the designs can be easily adapted to match home style or color scheme or to complement... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00
Getting the right cut for the right fabric is the key to good design. One of the most challenging aspects of a fashion designer’s training is learning how to crate patterns that utilize the characteristics of fabrics. With an ever expanding range available, an understanding of the relationship between fabric, form and pattern shape is now... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
One way of creating a theatrical costume is called flat patterning. This is when a costume designer uses a pattern made to the wearer's measurements to cut out and sew together a costume. In many cases flat patterning is the more appropriate method for creating a period costume - skirts, pants, and sleeves, for example. However, working in two-dimensions... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86
Traditional tailoring is a fascinating craft, which has not changed for many centuries, however, the techniques are now known only by a few practising in the best couture ateliers and bespoke tailor's workrooms. Nothing feels quite so luxurious or sophisticated as bespoke clothes, but the tailoring skills they require are often seen to be shrouded... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
A stunning anthology of the work of visionary stylist Lori Goldstein, whose interpretations of fashion and beauty have produced some of the most groundbreaking and iconic images in fashion and popular culture. Lori Goldstein: Style Is Instinct publishes for the first time in book form the work of one of the world's most highly regarded stylists.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2010; US$ 19.95
Want to become a fashionista—for real? Get this book! Fun and entertaining, Creative Careers in Fashion reveals how the fashion industry works—and explores the vast range of career opportunities in the field. Focusing on the most creative jobs, including accessory, costume, and fashion design, as well as make-up artists, wardrobe consultants, textile... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2008; US$ 14.95
Here is the straight-up dope on how to make your own clothing. With or without patterns, machines, or fancy materials?anyone can do it! Got some old clothes that you love and that fit well? Use them as patterns for new ones. Want something new and spectacular, something that fits right along where your head is moving? Cut up, remodel, add on, and... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 38.99
Jiggle spans the fields of women's studies, cultural studies, and media studies as it examines the significance of women's embodied experiece with the most intimate strictures of femininity: foundation garments. Feminist theory of the body, the cultural production and consumption of fashion and beauty cultures, femininity and female subjectivity are... more...