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Stylish skirts : 23 easy-to-sew skirts to flatter every figure / Sato Watanabe ; illustrations, Noriko Hachimonji, Mamiko Kobayashi ; editing, Atsuko Sakamoto ; translated from Japanese by Leeyong Soo.

By: Watanabe, Sato [author.].
Contributor(s): Hachimonji, Noriko [illustrator.] | Kobayashi, Mamiko [illustrator.] | Sakamoto, Atsuko [editor.] | Soo, Leeyong [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tokyo, Japan : Tuttle Publishing, 2014Distributor: Clarendon, Vermont : Tutttle Publishing, [date of distribution not identified]Copyright date: �2006Description: 1 online resource (101 pages) : color illustrations, photographs.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781462915637; 1462915639.Subject(s): Sewing -- Amateurs' manuals | Dressmaking -- Amateurs' manuals | Skirts | Dressmaking | Sewing | SkirtsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Handbooks and manuals.DDC classification: 646.2 Online resources: Ebook Library | ebrary | MyiLibrary | OverDrive | View Full Text | Excerpt | Image | Click here to access online | Available to Stanford-affiliated users. Ebook Central Summary: One of the most versatile--and comfortable--ways of expressing your personal style is in fashion again. For the beginning sewer or the hardcore do-it-yourselfer, "Stylish Skirts" will walk you through many fantastic design ideas for making your own skirts. With this book, there's no end to the kinds of skirts you can easily create to match your shape, your taste and your mood (not to mention your favorite tops and shoes)!
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Sew chic and original skirts with this stylish Japanese sewing book.

Stylish Skirts is the English edition of a popular Japanese sew-it-yourself fashion book which allows you to create simple yet stylish skirts that look and feel great--at a fraction of the cost of store-bought fashion. With this Japanese Sewing book, there's no end to the kinds of skirts you can create to match your body shape, your taste in fabrics and colors, and your mood (not to mention your favorite tops, shoes and accessories)! The instructions and diagrams are a snap to follow and provide a huge variety of styles--from ultra-feminine to artfully disheveled. All 23 skirt designs in this book look great in different fabrics, colors, prints and textures--so the options are truly endless. The enclosed DIY sewing patterns and instructions make cutting and sewing these skirts a breeze.

Sewing patterns include: White Twill A-line Skirt Russel Lace Gored Skirt Striped Skirt with Box Pleats Russel lace Gored Skirt Skirt with Shirred Yoke and Lace Belt And many more... Author Sato Watanabe has written many of the most popular Japanese sewing books on the market. In this new book, she shows you how to make professional-quality skirts easily and inexpensively.

Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 3, 2014).

One of the most versatile--and comfortable--ways of expressing your personal style is in fashion again. For the beginning sewer or the hardcore do-it-yourselfer, "Stylish Skirts" will walk you through many fantastic design ideas for making your own skirts. With this book, there's no end to the kinds of skirts you can easily create to match your shape, your taste and your mood (not to mention your favorite tops and shoes)!