The Folkwear Book of Ethnic Clothing: Easy Ways to Sew & Embellish Fabulous Garments from Around the World

The Folkwear Book of Ethnic Clothing: Easy Ways to Sew & Embellish Fabulous Garments from Around the World

by Mary Parker
     
 

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A sumptuously illustrated survey of traditional clothing from across the globe—plus timesaving, innovative techniques for making and decorating garments—will absolutely enchant stitchers. Throughout, images capture people in their authentic dress. Examine the basics of construction that characterize ethnic attire, from unconstructed rectangles and sleeved

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A sumptuously illustrated survey of traditional clothing from across the globe—plus timesaving, innovative techniques for making and decorating garments—will absolutely enchant stitchers. Throughout, images capture people in their authentic dress. Examine the basics of construction that characterize ethnic attire, from unconstructed rectangles and sleeved shifts to full skirts with aprons. Embellish with weaving, braiding, beading, painting, and more. The highlight: six popular folkwear outfits: a Seminole skirt, Moroccan burnoose, Syrian dress, Polish vest, Tibetan coat and Japanese Kimono.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579901998
Publisher:
Lark Books NC
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
10.18(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.81(d)

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