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The Party Dress: How to Make the Perfect One for You

The Party Dress: How to Make the Perfect One for You (Paperback)

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Synopsis

This book contains step-by-step instructions for sewing four fabulous party dresses that will fit perfectly! It is a follow up to the massively popular "The Little Black Dress". It shows how to construct a body block and fit personal patterns to suit different body shapes. Every girl needs a perfect party dress at various times in her life, whether for a prom, a gala ball or a red-carpet event. But how do you find a dress that fits perfectly, suits your body shape and makes you look a million dollars - without breaking the bank? The answer is to make it yourself following expert dressmaker Simon Henry's tried and trusted method. He will guide you gently through the whole process, giving you the confidence to sew a party dress that's as individual as you are. Featuring sections that show how to construct a body block and fit your personal pattern; recognise your body shape and tailor a style to suit it, and choose the perfect fabric. This title contains sewing techniques and expert tips for a professional finish and step-by-step instructions for sewing four fabulous party dresses.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyFashionFashion & style guidesSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsNeedlework, sewing & fabric crafts Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/2009 ISBN-13: 9781861086662  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Simon Henry started to sew, knit and crochet at the age of nine. A family friend, a talented seamstress and sample hand (making samples for new ranges of clothes), taught him traditional techniques that he still uses and teaches today. He has been designing and making couture end wedding gowns, formal wear for balls and red carpet events and tailored day wear for over thirty years. An experienced dressmaking tutor, Simon has taught and mentored many students over the years. He lives in Derby, UK.

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