The Party Dress Book: How to Sew the Best Dress in the Room

The Party Dress Book

How to Sew the Best Dress in the Room

Pub. price: $24.99

ISBN10: 0823033309 ISBN13: 9780823033300 Contributors: Sedaris, Amy (Foreword) Publisher: Clarkson Potter Published: Nov 9 2010 Pages: 159 Weight: 1.60lbs. Height: 11.00" Width: 8.75" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments
The best dress. In any room. On any occasion. That s a promise.
Attention fashionistas, glamourattis, and twirling enthusiasts everywhere: The Party Dress Book is the book you ve been waiting for. Get an inside look at the inspiration, work, and techniques of creative dressmaking of celebrated New York designer Mary Adams. A unique combination of striking and wearable, Mary s gorgeous dresses are a glam departure from the norm. In this book, you ll learn the secrets to designing her trademark wearable decadence and how to sew your own delicious creations.
Start with Mary s influences, process as a creative dressmaker, and essential techniques, and then move into step-by-step instruction on how to produce a scene-stealer of your own. With Mary s straightforward, self-taught techniques, classic and customizable pattern, and inspired whimsy, making jaw-dropping dresses is simple and fun. The real work will be feigning modesty when you say, Oh, this dress? I made it myself. "
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