Art to Wear with Asian Flair

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Krause Publications, Sep 1, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Wardrobes dazzle with Asian Flair

&break;&break;Learn how to use Asian designs to liven up any wardrobe as Stephanie Masae Kimura guides you through the entire creative process from finding the right fabric to wearing your creations with pride.

&break;&break;You will be creatively inspired to incorporate the Asian motif templates, such as a Geisha, pagoda, cherry blossom, crane, and a golden dragon, into your existing wardrobe as well as to design your own original garments with Asian flair. You will also learn how to embellish your fabric creations with different stitch techniques, beadwork, fabric pens, rubber stamps, and stencils.

&break;&break;Exciting projects:&break;&break;Lotus Purse&break;Flowers for the Empress Vest&break;Maiko Celebration Vest&break;Tomesode Jacket&break;Heart of a Golden Dragon Kimono&break;Plus many more ideas!

 

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Contents

Introduction
6
Overview of the Art
8
Beginning Projects with Basic Supplies
10
The Creative Process
22
Art to Wear Projects
46
Gallery More Asian Flair
101
Motif Templates
108
Resources
126
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