Fine Embellishment Techniques

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Taunton Press, Incorporated, 2001 - Design - 170 pages
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Celebrating all that is elegant and classic about vintage clothing, this book shows how to embellish new garments to make them look as though they were crafted in a more glamorous era. Readers will learn they don't have to be experts to add embellishment techniques from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s to their wardrobes. They'll discover the possibilities of adding threadwork, beading, trims, piping, and more to garments. These projects are elegant and sophisticated and especially appealing to those who like glamour but not glitz.
-- Features five categories of embellishment techniques.
-- Includes detailed instructions and 70 color photographs.
-- Offers design inspiration of all kinds -- from casual to evening wear.

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FINE EMBELLISHMENT TECHNIQUES

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Like knitters, today's sewers welcome ideas for embellishments to push their sewn garments beyond the boundaries of the ready-to-wear. The topic has yet to be covered fully in sewing books--until now ... Read full review

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Part of my permanent collection, used a reference and located in the craft room. Read full review

Contents

CONTENTS
2
Threadwork
47
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT
82
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About the author (2001)

Jane Conlon teaches sewing and embellishment techniques at 27th St. Fabrics in Eugene, OR. She is also a frequent contributor to Threads magazine.

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