Japanese style has long been admired for its grace and artistry. Add to that a sense of fun, and you have the Stylish Dress Book. Complete with stunning full-color photos, this book gives you instructions and pull-out patterns for 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.
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Comments about Stylish Dress Book:
Easy to follow instructions for the novice or experienced dressmaker.
I only liked 2 or 3 out of all the patterns in the book.
Still glad I purchased it though.
"This collection of 26 garments features the work of designer Tsukiori, whose blousy, romantic style is popular in her native Japan. Some of the dresses are stylish in a sweet, retro way, but a few look like children's clothing sized to fit adults, making them a little too precious-looking for most adults to wear. The directions for assembling the garments assume significant knowledge of clothing construction--there is no basic how-to information provided. Patterns for sizes 6u16 are included. VERDICT Though the garments themselves aren't particularly complex, the directions aren't very detailed; this book is most appropriate for skilled, confident sewists or fashion/design collections."--"Library Journal"
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 10th September 2012
Publisher: CHARLES E TUTTLE CO INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.2 x 20.0 x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.43