Описание: Create an authentic fashion parade of Victorian styles with four dolls and 28 gorgeous costumes, including walking suits, carriage dresses, evening and seasonal attire, a bridal gown, and accessories. All costumes are historically accurate adaptations of designs that appeared in "Harper's Bazar, " one of the 19th century's top fashion magazines.
Описание: Detailed, accurate renderings of 2 dolls and 28 costumes, including Queen Victoria's wedding gown (1840), a lovely evening dress designed by Charles Frederick Worth (1864), a Dolly Varden walking suit (1872), an elegant promenade gown with dotted net trim by Drecoll (1900), and many other stylish gowns, dresses, and suits.
Автор: Kristina Название: Authentic Victorian Dressmaking Techniques ISBN: 0486404854 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486404851 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 1559 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This vintage how-to manual—the first modern American sewing book—provided turn-of-the-century seamstresses with clear instructions for altering patterns, hand-sewing stitches, and creating shirt-blouses, skirts, wedding and evening gowns, coats, maternity wear, undergarments, children
This treasury of Amish patchwork artistry will introduce quilting enthusiasts to a wealth of traditional designs as ingenious as they are beautiful. Based on concepts and unwritten rules that have long governed Amish quiltmaking, most of these lovely patterns date from the late 1800s to the early 1930s. Ms. Lawson, a well-known quilt designer, first devotes a chapter to Amish color combinations, color suggestions, and possible decorative combinations. She then goes on to offer expert advice on borders, patterns, quilting, backing and binding, and more. Dimensions, full-size patterns, and over 100 black-and-white illustrations show how to make 48 beautiful Amish-style quilts, including such intriguing examples as "Botch Handle," "Hole in the Barn Door," "Sunshine and Shadow," and "Wild Goose Chase." In addition, you'll find patterns and instructions for creating such favorite quilting designs as teardrops, feathers, cables, stars, baskets, and floral and foliate motifs. Often spectacular, embodying an amazing diversity of patterns and combinations, Amish quilts are among the most sought-after of all quilting patterns. This book provides a comprehensive, inexpensive source of Amish quilt motifs geared to needleworkers at all levels of expertise.
Описание: Practical guide of timeless information provides wide range of pointers -- from getting started, selecting necessary tools and appropriate woods, to directions for tracing and transferring patterns; oiling, staining, and varnishing; carving in relief, fret-cutting, and other popular techniques. Instructions and 67 designs for creating monograms, inscriptions, florals, vines, animal forms, more.
With this excellent guide, anyone who can sew can create an exceptionally charming hand-crafted antique-style doll. Needlework authority Claire Bryant provides clear instructions and full-size patterns for making a sturdy, attractive cloth doll with a painted face and a closetful of clothes to dress her in: robe and nightgown, cape, suit, dresses, skirt and blouse, pinafore, wedding dress, and more. The actual number of costumes is even greater because you can mix and match outfits to create dozens of charming ensembles. While the doll itself is totally sewn, you paint the face on muslin to achieve an antique look. Over 30 how-to diagrams make each step easy, and you'll find various versions of the complete doll shown in black-and-white inside the book and in color on the covers. Also featured are instructions for making a little "dolly" for the doll with its own dress. Needleworkers, doll lovers, and admirers of hand-crafted items will find this doll a pleasure to make, give, or receive.
With this easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide, even beginning needlecrafters will be able to make a charming doll with a wardrobe of nine different mid-nineteenth-century costumes. Designer Claire Bryant provides all the patterns, information, and helpful hints you'll need to create an engaging group of young ladies from the Old South. There's pretty Bonnie Jean, about to become a bride in a full-skirted wedding dress trimmed in ruffles and lace. Myrna Ann, Bonnie's sister, is the bridesmaid in a lovely dress with tiers of ruffles and a scarf neckline. Sensible Louise Matilda, who wants to be a secretary, prefers wearing a simple dress without crinolines, and Jean Eleanor appears in a riding outfit, complete with hat, cape, and double-layered skirt. Additional costumes include a satin ball gown, a lovely afternoon dress for paying calls, an elegant lace-edged dress for a garden party, and a fur-trimmed black dress for church. In addition to changing the doll's outfits, you can also alter the features and personalities of these figures by painting and embroidering different facial expressions and changing hair styles on one basic body ― and you can do that simply by arching eyebrows, lengthening lashes, and fashioning various hairdos with wigs, synthetic fiber, or yarn. The choice is yours and the possibilities are endless A list of materials, patterns, and directions are included for each outfit.
Описание: Exquisitely detailed, exceptionally handsome designs for an enormous variety of attractive city dwellings, spacious suburban and country homes, charming "cottages" and other structures—all accompanied by perspective views and floor plans (with measurements). Invaluable to architects, home rest
Описание: Noted photo-historian documents bonnets, capes, caps, shawls, bodices and crinolines as people actually wore them—from 1840 to 1914. 235 early photos show aristocrats and the middle class (as well as Oscar Wilde, Lily Langtry, G. B. Shaw, Queen Victoria, etc.). A commentary and annotations to