Famous Frocks: the Little Black Dress : Patterns for 20 Garments Inspired by Fashion Icons Hardback
Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly...Each of these women had an influential take on the most classic wardrobe staple of all: the Little Black Dress.
In this chic sewing book, patternmaker Dolin Bliss O'Shea pulls inspiration from famous LBDs throughout history, including Mary Quant's mod mini, a classic wrap dress worn by Liza Minelli, Princess Diana's smart A-line and more, and offers patterns for reinterpreted versions that are perfectly stylish.
Including 10 full dress patterns with sewing variations to make 20 garments in all, a primer on sewing techniques, vintage photographs of style icons and full-colour shots of the finished pieces, this book has everything fashionistas need to bring timeless style right into their closets.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 176 pages, 150 b&w technical illos, 10 vintage B&W photos, 30 full-colour photos
- Publisher: Chronicle Books
- Publication Date: 01/09/2014
- Category: Needlework & fabric crafts
- ISBN: 9781452123653