Happy Home Made Vol 1
Japanese craft books are loved the world over for their beautiful and practical design, unique aesthetic, and their clear, meticulous and educational instruction. Translated into English for the first time, Happy Homemade Vol. 1 contains 20 projects for beautiful apparel designed in Japan. Elegant and loose-fitting, the pieces in this book are designed to be worn in any season and are suitable for women of all ages. The easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by detailed diagrams and gorgeous full-colour photographs. The full-sized pull-out pattern sheets have been adapted for Western sizing and run from AU 6 - 16.
Stylish Dress Book
Sew your own chic and original dresses with this stylish sewing book. Japanese style has long been admired for its grace and artistry. Add to that a sense of fun, and you have the sew-it-yourself Stylish Dress Book. Complete with stunning full-color photos, this Japanese sewing book (in English) gives you instructions and pull-out patterns for unique Japanese fashion—26 relaxed and comfortable yet elegant dresses and tops—pretty, timeless pieces that can be worn year after year, by women of all ages and sizes. The detailed diagrams and easy-to-follow instructions take you step-by-step from layout to finished garment. The no-rules looks pictured in this book are perfect for today's carefree fashion sensibility and will inspire you to have fun with fabric and style. Simple lines make these garments perfect for women of all ages and all sizes. This book includes a complete western-sized sewing pattern for each design that is easily adjusted to fit your body form. The clear, concise diagrams and simple instructions allow you to create your own unique style with ease and confidence.
Carefree Clothes for Girls
Includes patterns and instructions to make twenty items of clothing for little girls, including aprons, pants, hats, dresses, and skirts.
Stylish Dress Book
Stylish Dress Book features a selection of beautiful clothes that you can wear every day. Using simple shapes and individual details, this book shows you how to craft a stylish collection of garments to your own taste. For anyone who knows the frustration of going to the mall and finding racks of identikit clothes in cheap fabrics, this book offers a fabulous homemade alternative. As every sewist knows, DIY fashion is the best way to be stylish. What makes these Japanese sewing books different from other guides on the market is the simplicity of the projects. The instructions come through a series of simple, step-by-step diagrams, so the sequence of construction is easy to follow. The book also includes four actual-size patterns. Choose from 26 different garments and then set to work to make your own unique outfit.
Historic Costumes and How to Make Them
Practical, informative guidebook shows how to create everything from short tunics worn by Saxon men in the fifth century to a lady's bustle dress of the late 1800s. 81 illustrations.
The Party Dress Book
A celebrity dressmaker's guide for craft-capable fashionistas explains how to combine basic sewing skills with creative touches to create unique results, demonstrating how to transform classic 1950s-style cocktail dresses into flattering personalized garments. Original.
Authentic Victorian Fashion Patterns
Rich selection of dressmaker's patterns from popular, late-19th-century magazine The Voice of Fashion includes 50 garments for women, from day and evening dresses to tennis outfits and undergarments. 498 illustrations.
Linen Wool Cotton Kids
From feminine dresses to menswear-inspired outfits, this collection of coordinated separates for girls ages 4 to 7 can be easily modified to suit the season or the child-simply choose basic colours and versatile fabrics for different seasons to make mix-and-match separates. With an emphasis on natural fabrics, these garments are designed to allow the nature of the fabric to come through. These classic styles for dresses, tops, pants, and accessories are the perfect addition to your child's wardrobe. Series Overview: The books in the Make Good: Crafts + Life series exemplify the goodness of handmade: the connection to self, nature, and home that one finds when making things by hand. Visually striking with a design aesthetic that is simple and modern, each book in this series provides unique and beautiful projects and conveys the sense of simplicity, joy, and enrichment that can be gained from crafting.
Girls Style Book
Japanese craft books are loved the world over for their beautiful and practical design, unique aesthetic, and their clear, meticulous and educational instruction. Translated into English for the first time, Girls Style Book contains 24 projects for gorgeous dresses, blouses, outfits and accessories for girls aged 4 - 10. The easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by detailed diagrams, gorgeous full-colour photographs and full-sized pattern sheets. Japanese Craft books are hugely popular, with hundreds of blogs and online craft-communities devoted to their unique aesthetic and meticulous detail. Previously only accessible to Japanese-speakers and those with sewing skills advanced enough to attempt to interpret the patterns with no instruction, this translation will appeal to an already-devoted following and also engage with a whole new market.
Make Your Own Dress Patterns
A nationally acclaimed sewing expert provides simple, step-by-step directions and more than 1,000 illustrations for making clothes for work, home, and play — everything from stylish skirts, dresses, and jackets to children's clothing.