Hankie Couture: Handcrafted Fashions from Vintage Handkerchiefs (Featuring New Patterns!)

Hankie Couture: Handcrafted Fashions from Vintage Handkerchiefs (Featuring New Patterns!)

by Marsha Greenberg

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Overview

Unleash your imagination and transform colorful handkerchiefs into more one-of-a-kind fashion ensembles!

Hankie Couture
is back in this newly revised edition with even more stunning and original doll-sized fashions meticulously crafted from vintage handkerchiefs. With a gallery of 125 unique mix-and-match outfits and accessories, and accented with witty lifestyle advice from the Hankie Couture girl, this book showcases a limitless variety of doll-sized fashions for every occasion.

Complete with a how-to and materials guide, this book is the perfect companion for crafters looking to transform treasured heirlooms or colorful flea-market finds into one-of-a-kind fashion ensembles — whether an eye-catching color blocked dress, sophisticated great coat, or a go-everywhere purse and hat. With its beautiful design and unique, kitschy lifestyle advice, Hankie Couture makes a great gift for crafters, doll-enthusiasts, and vintage lovers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762494569
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 11/12/2019
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 532,551
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Marsha Greenberg began sewing her own fashions at the age of eleven. Her love of fabrics, colors, and patterns continued throughout the years, and in 1978 she founded a women's sportswear company called Marsha, Inc. Later, she formed her own custom-design clothing business for private clients. In the summer of 2002, after discovering a treasure trove of vintage handkerchiefs in a Pennsylvania antiques shop, Marsha made her first Hankie Couture dress-and hasn't stopped since. Her unique creations can be found on eBay and on her website, www.hankiecouture.com. Marsha lives in Encino, California.

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