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Stylish party dresses : 26 easy and inexpensive sew-it-yourself dresses for that special occasion / Yoshiko Tsukiori ; translated from Japanese by Leeyong Soo.

By: Tsukiori, Yoshiko [author.].
Contributor(s): Soo, Leeyong [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vermont ; Singapore : Tuttle Publishing, 2015Copyright date: �2015Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm + 2 sheets of patterns.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume | sheetISBN: 4805313668; 9784805313664.Other title: Formal & little black dress [Title in colophon:].Uniform titles: F�omaru ando ritoru burakku doresu. English Related works: Translation of: Tsukiori, Yoshiko. F�omaru ando ritoru burakku doresu. Japanese.Subject(s): Dressmaking -- Patterns | Dresses | Sewing | Dresses | Dressmaking | Sewing | Dressmaking -- PatternsGenre/Form: Patterns.DDC classification: 646.4/32
Contents:
Dress with tulle overskirt -- Black lace dress -- Black sleeveless dress -- Cape-sleeved bolero -- Sleeveless dress with gathered neckline -- Silky sleeveless dress -- Lace bolero -- Wrap-look dress -- Drape top and mini skirt -- Long chiffon skirt -- Dress with shoulder ruffles -- Lace A-line dress -- Dress with detachable collar -- Black blouse and skirt set -- Dress with pin tucks -- Linen dress -- Liberty print jumpsuit -- Georgette two-piece set -- Black dress with bracelet length sleeves -- Chiffon mini dress -- Taffeta two-piece set -- Mini dress with raglan sleeves -- Dress with decorative collar -- Frilled black bolero -- Black sleeveless V-neck -- Long chiffon dress -- Underdress.
Summary: Sew stylish DIY dresses with a Japanese flair using this easy-to-follow sewing book. For parties, weddings, banquets--any occasion that calls for special dress--this is the book that lets you DIY sew something stylish and elegant, for a lot less than you'd pay for ready-made. These 26 dresses and separates range from short to long, from sweet to sophisticated, and from simple to dramatic to suit your mood, your style and the event. Beautiful photos feature garments sewn in a variety of elegant fabrics to inspire you to choose colors, prints and textures for a dress that is just right for you and for the moment. Sewing patterns include: Gathered-skirt dresses with lacy overlays Simple, elegant shifts and empire-waist styles An easy, flattering shirtwaist dress A pintucked smock style dress Shirt and blouse combos that allow you to mix and match Dresses sporting a few well-place frills for a look that's both girly and subtle Little bolero jackets for when you want a little more coverage And more... Full-size sewing patterns are offered in six sizes, and can be altered to suit most body shapes and personal measurements. The instructions and diagrams are easy to follow. Pick up the book and browse. They're some of the easiest, prettiest DIY sewing projects you'll ever make.
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Sew stylish DIY dresses with an elegant flair using this easy-to-follow sewing book.

For parties, weddings, banquets--any occasion that calls for that special dress--this is the book that lets you DIY sew something stylish and elegant, for a lot less than you'd pay for ready-made. These 26 dresses and separates range from short to long, from sweet to sophisticated, and from simple to dramatic to suit your mood, your style and the event. Beautiful photos feature garments sewn in a variety of elegant fabrics to inspire you to choose colors, prints and textures fora dress that is just right for you and for the moment.

Sewing patterns include: Gathered-skirt dresses with lacy overlays Simple, elegant shifts and empire-waist styles An easy, flattering shirtwaist dress A pintucked smock style dress Shirt and blouse combos that allow you to mix and match Dresses sporting a few well-placed frills for a look that's both girly and subtle Little bolero jackets for when you want a little more coverage And more...
Full-size sewing patterns are offered in six sizes and can be altered to suit most body shapes and personal measurements. The instructions and diagrams are easy to follow. Pick up the book and browse. They're some of the easiest, prettiest DIY sewing projects you'll ever make.

In English, translated from the Japanese.

Translation of: F�omaru ando ritoru burakku doresu.

Dress with tulle overskirt -- Black lace dress -- Black sleeveless dress -- Cape-sleeved bolero -- Sleeveless dress with gathered neckline -- Silky sleeveless dress -- Lace bolero -- Wrap-look dress -- Drape top and mini skirt -- Long chiffon skirt -- Dress with shoulder ruffles -- Lace A-line dress -- Dress with detachable collar -- Black blouse and skirt set -- Dress with pin tucks -- Linen dress -- Liberty print jumpsuit -- Georgette two-piece set -- Black dress with bracelet length sleeves -- Chiffon mini dress -- Taffeta two-piece set -- Mini dress with raglan sleeves -- Dress with decorative collar -- Frilled black bolero -- Black sleeveless V-neck -- Long chiffon dress -- Underdress.

Sew stylish DIY dresses with a Japanese flair using this easy-to-follow sewing book. For parties, weddings, banquets--any occasion that calls for special dress--this is the book that lets you DIY sew something stylish and elegant, for a lot less than you'd pay for ready-made. These 26 dresses and separates range from short to long, from sweet to sophisticated, and from simple to dramatic to suit your mood, your style and the event. Beautiful photos feature garments sewn in a variety of elegant fabrics to inspire you to choose colors, prints and textures for a dress that is just right for you and for the moment. Sewing patterns include: Gathered-skirt dresses with lacy overlays Simple, elegant shifts and empire-waist styles An easy, flattering shirtwaist dress A pintucked smock style dress Shirt and blouse combos that allow you to mix and match Dresses sporting a few well-place frills for a look that's both girly and subtle Little bolero jackets for when you want a little more coverage And more... Full-size sewing patterns are offered in six sizes, and can be altered to suit most body shapes and personal measurements. The instructions and diagrams are easy to follow. Pick up the book and browse. They're some of the easiest, prettiest DIY sewing projects you'll ever make.