|Book Review ||10/27/06 0:54 AM|
|Sewing Lingerie that Fits |
This is lingerie, broadly defined. And, I'm not sure it's a "MUST" have, but I still like this book a lot.
I think for technical sewing info and organization, the Kwik Sew book is much better, but...it's so ugly...and, like so many KS things, the pictures in that book just leave me cold. I know...more...
|Website Review ||5/29/07 5:23 AM|
|Fashion Era |
Another good site for referencing vintage details and silhouettes--which is how I found it--but there really is so much more here. It is not confined to vintage but takes as its subject all things fashionable.
There is an overwhelming amount of info here and I can't claim to have even scratched th...more...
|Website Review ||5/27/07 12:32 PM|
|Vintage Fashion Guild |
This is a great resource for those of you who are interested in Vintage clothing and accessories. The content is by and for vintage clothes dealers and collectors. There is lots of information on what to consider when buying or selling vintage clothes but here are the things I find most useful on ...more...
|Book Review ||8/19/06 10:56 PM|
|Easy Guide to Sewing Skirts |
Book Index/Chapter headings
1. Which Skirt to Make
--Choosing the Best Style
--Selecting the Pattern
2. Working with Fabrics
--A Glossary of Fashion Fabrics
--Preparing the Fabric
3. Gettiing the Right Fit
--Proofing the Pattern
--Customizing the Pattern...more...
|Book Review ||8/19/06 3:47 AM|
|Sewing Edges & Corners - Decorative Techniques for |
Book Index/Chapter headingsIntro
-Knife Edge Corners
-Tassels in Corners
2. Piping, Cording, Tubing
-Simple Flanges Sewn to an Edge
-Simple Flanges as an Exstension of t...more...
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Love fabric and trims and am a long-time vintage/ethnic clothing and textile collector. Have a fetish for old metal sewing machines AND for vintage designer and couture clothes. Love garments that a...more
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