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  • New York Fashion Weekby Eila Mell

    Running Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    Since 1993, Bryant Park has been the event?s home, but in 2010 relocated to Lincoln Center. New York Fashion Week focuses on what?s already been termed the ?Golden Era? of Fashion Week, the Bryant Park Years. It is filled with hundreds of never-before-seen photos and never-before-told stories and features exclusive interviews with the likes of Tommy... more...

  • Die Kunst der Schuheby Marie-Josèphe Bossan

    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...

  • Japanese Inspired Knitsby Marianne Isager

    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...

  • Fabrics and Pattern Cuttingby Winifred Aldrich

    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...

  • Draping Period Costumesby Sharon Sobel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • The Illustrated Hassle-Free Make Your Own Clothes Bookby Joan Wiener Bordow; Sharon Rosenberg

    Skyhorse Publishing 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...

  • Best of Stitchby Tricia Waddell

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 26.95

    Express your unique style with 20 fun and fabulous bags to stitch! Welcome to a selection of the best bags from the popular Stitch magazine, plus 5 brand-new projects, curated by its editors. The book features designs from Malka Dubrawsky, Ayumi Takahashi, Kevin Kosbab, Carol Zentgraf, and many more. Techniques include patchwork, applique, pleating,... more...

  • The Bag Making Bibleby Lisa Lam

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 24.99

    The ultimate practical guide to sewing fabulous bags from expert Lisa Lam! Detailed photographs illustrate every technique in this unique book, from choosing fabric to inserting fastenings Expert tips, trade secrets and inspirational advice result in professional and beautiful results A capsule wardrobe of eight exclusive designs features... more...

  • The Cut of Men's Clothesby Norah Waugh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This book traces the evolution of the style of men's dress through a sequence of diagrams accurately scaled down from patterns of actual garments, many of them rare museum specimens. The plates have been selected with the same purpose. Some are photographs of suits for which diagrams have also been given; others, reproduced from paintings and old prints,... more...

  • Mend & Make Fabulousby Denise Wild

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 19.99

    Give your clothes a new lease on life! Showing how to take classic mending techniques one step further to add personality and style to clothes, Mend & Make Fabulous is a uniquely comprehensive resource that combines visual inspiration with practical advice for the fashion-conscious sewer. The ability to repair and restore clothes is priceless,... more...