Creating Couture Embellishment


Author: Ellen W. Miller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781780679488

Category: Dressmaking

Page: 400

View: 8816

Creating Couture Embellishment offers a step-by-step guide to manipulating fabric and making and applying a rich variety of embellishments. Chapters cover fabric-manipulation techniques of pleating, quilting, tucking, ruffling, shirring and smocking, as well as the fabrication and application of feathers, beading, embroidery, flowers, decorative ribbons and bows, bias bindings and piping, fringe, braids and passementerie. The heirloom quality created by the insertion or application of lace is also explored. A comprehensive sourcebook of ideas for the student, professional and home sewer alike.

Couture Sewing Techniques


Author: Claire B. Shaeffer

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9780942391886

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 217

View: 9331

Sewers who have ever longed to create clothing with the distinctive look of haute couture will love this book. They'll learn the finer points of hand sewing, shaping, and finishing for a high-end, professional look. This book is for all sewing enthusiasts who appreciate fine workmanship.

Home Sewing Couture Techniques

Professional, Design-Quality Fashion


Author: Kenneth D. King

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781845433079

Category: Dressmaking

Page: 176

View: 8378

In Home Sewing Couture Techniques fashion designer Kenneth King takes an in-depth look at workroom construction techniques and provides clear, step-by-step instruction in the basic, reliable techniques of classical couture. His shortcuts, careful instruction and advice help sewers at every levels to produce impeccable results at home. Each technique is presented with simple, how-to drawings and detailed step-by-step instruction. Fashion-forward photographs of the designer’s own couture, and tight shots of fabrics and construction and decorative detail show the finished effects. Chapters include Choosing Fabrics, Equipment and Tools, Designer Finishes, Piping, Pockets and Buttonholes, The Tailored Shoulder, Designer Embellishments, and Fashion Handbags. With Home Sewing Couture Techniques you have a straightforward designer handbook of versatile techniques that produce designer-quality results every time. About the author Haberdasher to the stars, Kenneth D. King has designed clothing, home furnishings and accessories for Elton John, Jim Carrey and many other celebrities. He is professor of haute couture at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and also the author of Designer Bead Embroidery.

Creative Cloth Doll Collection

A Complete Guide to Creating Figures, Faces, Clothing, Accessories, and Embellishments


Author: Patti Medaris Culea

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1610581148

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

View: 2931

This book is a compilation of the first four of Patti Medaris Culea's bestselling books: Creative Cloth Doll Making, Creative Cloth Doll Faces, Creative Cloth Doll Couture, and Creative Cloth Doll Beading. This comprehensive book guides readers through all the basics of creating cloth figures, with step-by-step fully illustrated instruction. Readers get complete patterns to create several styles of dolls, many with interchangeable parts. The book provides methods for creating beautiful faces, hair, garments, clothing, and supplies instruction in a wide variety of surface design techniques including dyeing, painting, stamping, beading, applique, hand and machine embroidery, image transfers, using Tyvek, and more. For further inspiration, the book also includes a gallery of doll designs by other leading doll artists, all made using the patterns from the book.

Fashion Design

The Complete Guide


Author: John Hopkins

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411522

Category: Design

Page: 208

View: 1258

Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is a stylish introduction to the fashion business. From the research process to the fashion market, this is an exciting springboard into the industry.

Embellished Fashions


Author: Mickey Baskett

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 1402744331

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 5540

Fashion magazines show them, top boutiques sell them, and everyone wants them: blouses with beaded necklines; jeans and jackets encrusted with jewels; and pretty dresses adorned with embroidery, studs, and ribbons. The price tags for these gorgeous garments may not be wallet friendly - but the techniques are. Thanks to this lavishly illustrated manual, anyone can use iron-on motifs, appliqués, decorative stitchery, cutwork, paint, and other embellishments to dress up plain garments for a night on the town. It takes only basic skills to whip up a Sweet Flowers & Pearls Sweater, Feathered Fringed Purse, Lacy Sophisticated Suit, and Bejeweled Belts. Beautiful photographs of over 45 restyled creations provide inspiration. So why hesitate? There's a t-shirt out there just waiting for its makeover!

Sew Cute Couture

Create Adorable Embellished Jackets with Matching Dresses, Skirts and Shirts


Author: Gail Doane

Publisher: Krause Publications

ISBN: 9781440202469

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 2376

The second volume of this authoritative biography examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut's life, focusing on the Civil War. Farragut's courage was tried as much as the Confederate Navy as by gross inefficiency and waste in the conduct of war, lukewarm support of the Federal government, lack of cooperation between the Army and Navy, and poor morale caused by war weariness and disease. In the face of these challenges Farragut proved to be a resourceful leader and fighter whose loyalty to the Navy and his country proved him worthy of being America's first admiral.

PLATE: Product Lifetimes And The Environment

Conference Proceedings of PLATE 2017, 8-10 November 2017, Delft, the Netherlands


Author: C.A. Bakker,R. Mugge

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 1614998205

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

View: 1994

Product lifetimes are critical for the circular economy, resource efficiency, waste reduction and low carbon strategies for sustainability, and are therefore of interest to academics from many different disciplines as well as original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other stakeholders. The challenges related to product lifetimes must be tackled from multiple perspectives, making the sharing of knowledge and expertise from different disciplines particularly important. This book presents papers from the second Product Lifetime and the Environment (PLATE) conference, held in Delft, the Netherlands, in November 2017. The conference originated from the desire to bring together academic researchers working in the field of sustainability to benefit from each other’s knowledge and further advance the field. The book includes the 88 full papers delivered at the conference, grouped according to the following 7 conference themes: design for product longevity; product lifetime optimization; cultural perspectives on the throwaway society; circular economy and product lifetimes; business opportunities, economic implications and marketing strategies; consumer influences on product lifetimes; and policy, regulation and legislation. The book will be of interest to all those concerned with sustainable consumption, circular economy and resource efficiency.

Indian Fashion

Tradition, Innovation, Style


Author: Arti Sandhu

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472590848

Category: Design

Page: 216

View: 5252

Fashion in India is distinctly unique, in its aesthetics, systems, designers and influences. Indian Fashion is the first study of its kind to examine the social, political, global and local elements that give shape to this multifaceted center. Spanning India's long historical contribution to global fashion to the emergence of today's vibrant local fashion scene, Sandhu provides a comprehensive overview of the Indian fashion world. From elite high-end to street style of the masses, the book explores the complex realities of Indian dress through key issues such as identity, class, youth and media. This ground-breaking book does not simply apply western fashion theory to an Indian context, but allows for a holistic understanding of how fashion is created, worn, displayed and viewed in India. Accessibly written, Indian Fashion will be a fantastic resource for students of fashion, cultural studies and anthropology.

Fine Embellishment Techniques


Author: Jane Conlon

Publisher: Taunton Pr

ISBN: 9781561584963

Category: Design

Page: 170

View: 6362

An informative and colorfully illustrated book provides instructions for adding embellishments of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s to clothing of today--such as piping, beading, and trim--to present a creative and individual fashion statement.