Julie Fashion Studio

Julie Fashion Studio

by Robert Hunt, Susan McAliley
     
 

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Children's Literature - Kathleen Karr
Budding fashion designers will enjoy this paper doll kit created as a spin-off of the 1970s era American Girl doll, Julie. Enclosed within a fairly sturdy book case is: a "Julie" paper doll clothed only in underwear; a selection of 40 different sheets of faux-fabric printed paper; a spinnable color wheel (permanently mounted in the front case cover) with useful definitions; clothing stencils; a design stamp and accessory stickers; and, most importantly, a wire-bound booklet of design instructions. Besides detailing the information for making each outfit, the booklet also produces a running commentary on the fictional character Julie and the kind of outfits appropriate to her life. This means sidebars describing the "free-flowing" fashions of the period such as peasant dresses and bell-bottoms, without—heaven forbid—calling them "hippie." The standard 10-year-old won't appreciate the irony, but it is fascinating watching the appearance of revisionist versions of such recent history—through paper-doll couture, yet! Reviewer: Kathleen Karr

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593693688
Publisher:
American Girl Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.80(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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