Clothing Skills for Creative Living
Butterick Pub., 1979 - Family & Relationships
Discusses basic concepts of selecting, adapting and caring for clothes with sections on design and color, building a wardrobe, judging fabrics, making clothes, washing, cleaning and recycling clothes. Also gives details about careers in clothing and textiles.
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Color and Texture
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