Making Vintage Accessories: 25 Original Sewing Projects Inspired by the 1920s-60s

Overview

Choosing perfect accessories is the essential finishing touch to any outfit and can make the most ordinary ensemble look special. This gorgeous collection of vintage projects will enable readers to accessorise with eye-catching and individual style. Taking inspiration from the fashions of the 1920s through to the 1960s, there is something to suit everyone. Learn to re-create 1920s Art Deco elegance, 1930s Hollywood glamour, 1940s utility and make-do, 1950s feminine and flirty or 1960s mod and chic. Each era ...

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Overview

Choosing perfect accessories is the essential finishing touch to any outfit and can make the most ordinary ensemble look special. This gorgeous collection of vintage projects will enable readers to accessorise with eye-catching and individual style. Taking inspiration from the fashions of the 1920s through to the 1960s, there is something to suit everyone. Learn to re-create 1920s Art Deco elegance, 1930s Hollywood glamour, 1940s utility and make-do, 1950s feminine and flirty or 1960s mod and chic. Each era includes a unique selection of bags, hats, scarves, collars, belts, gloves and textile jewellery embellishments. Beginners to sewing need not worry as all stitches and techniques are fully explained with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and photographs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861086372
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman
  • Publication date: 5/4/2010
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Emma Brennan trained as a broadcast journalist and worked for the BBC and independent radio. She has written features for both newspapers and magazines. She started her own business, Charlie's Aunt, designing and producing handmade ‘vintage inspired’ clothing and hats. Emma’s previous books include Making Vintage Bags 9781861084118 and Making Vintage Jewellery 9781861084538. Making Vintage Bags 9781861084118

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