Packed with historical and vintage patterns from 1900 to 1970, this title is a practical and inspiring pattern book of 20th-century costume. Working from surviving garments and contemporary tailoring books and patterns, each decade is considered separately, with a short introduction that reveals the fascinating relationship between dress and social trends throughout the century.
This easy to use practical and guide helps to resolve the many problems faced by the theatrical costume designer or fashion student who wishes to reconstruct historical and vintage garments.
Scale patterns follow each outfit shown, complete with detailed notes on making up, using techniques appropriate to the period. A grid for enlargement of the pattern pieces is provided together with full instructions, making it easy to recreate stunning historical and vintage outfits for any occasion.
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Anne Tyrell combines her experience as a teacher of fashion, embroidery, pattern cutting, tailoring and dressmaking, with a love for all that is vintage. She is the author of Changing Trends in Fashion: Patterns of the Twentieth Century 1900 to 1970 and Classic Fashion Patterns of the 20th Century. Anne combines her expertise as a practitioner with her skills as a fashion historian and researcher, enabling the translation of history into the present-day context. She demonstrates throughout all her works the essential link between fashion and social history and how fashion always reflects the predominant mood of contemporary life.Review:
Packed with historical and vintage patterns from 1900-1970, this is a practical and inspiring pattern book, providing an essential reference for film and theatre costume-makers, fashion designers or anyone interested in recreating classic vintage fashions. Sew Today Magazine.
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Descripción Quite Specific Media Group Ltd, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0896762637
Descripción Quite Specific Media Group Ltd. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0896762637 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0600539
Descripción Quite Specific Media Group Ltd, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 1st edition. 160 pages. 12.10x9.20x0.50 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0896762637