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African Fabrics: Sewing Contemporary Fashion with Ethic Flair (PagePerfect NOOK Book)
     

African Fabrics: Sewing Contemporary Fashion with Ethic Flair (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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by Ronke Luke-Boone
 

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Create style with a touch of the exotic



Exciting! Inspiring! African fabrics are vibrant, beautiful, and widely available - and they are perfect for contemporary clothing for men, women, and children and great for home decor. An excellent reference for sewers or anyone who is interested in fabrics, culture, and history, this guide will teach you

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Create style with a touch of the exotic



Exciting! Inspiring! African fabrics are vibrant, beautiful, and widely available - and they are perfect for contemporary clothing for men, women, and children and great for home decor. An excellent reference for sewers or anyone who is interested in fabrics, culture, and history, this guide will teach you where to buy fabrics, how to choose the right ones, and the best techniques for sewing them.



14 original projects, including


  • Tote bag

  • Apron

  • Tunic

  • Place mats

  • Shawl

  • Pillows

  • Vest

  • Child's loom


Full size patterns for three projects



Covers these popular African fabrics


  • Mudcloth

  • Fancy prints

  • Kuba cloth

  • Wax prints

  • Korhogo cloth

  • Kente cloth

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440221972
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
01/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
File size:
14 MB
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African Fabrics: Sewing Contemporary Fashion with Ethnic Flair 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book as soon as I saw it. I was not disappointed. Absolutely wonderful. So much detail about the fabrics, how they are made, the culture etc. But the designs were a bonus. So many amazing fashions out of African fabrics! I am inspired. Now I see new possibilities.