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The Dress Form and Its Use (Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences)

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 026597

Condition: Good


Stapled booklet, one of a series produced by the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences. Copyright 1925. 44 pages, unmarked, sl. wear to wraps. This is a small booklet and postage will be reduced accordingly. View more info

Embroidery in Fashion : Book No. 1206

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coats Sewing Group: 1974

Seller ID: 030176

Condition: Good


An unmarked copy with unfortunately creasing to upper right corner but this does not detract from the contents. If you remember the '70s, or simply want to recreate the look, this book is for you. Who could not love a "gorgeous outfit for formal occasions. A bodice worked completed in counted thread embroidery with wide apple green georgette culottes." View more info

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Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear: From 2-14 Years

By: Aldrich, Winifred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022112

ISBN: 0632030577

Condition: Very Good


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The Art of Fashion Draping (3rd Edition)

By: Amaden-Crawford, Connie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Fairchild Pubns: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027079

ISBN: 1563672774

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Sewing Classic Clothes for Children

By: Benton, Kitty

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan: 1982

Edition: First Aust. Edition

Seller ID: 008885

ISBN: 0333338693

Condition: Nr. Fine


Includes classic Christening gowns, smocked dresses and rompers, velvet party dress and "timeless gifts" inc. carriage blanket and teddy bear. View more info

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Power Sewing : New Ways to Make Fine Clothes Fast

By: Betzina, Sandra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, 1985

Seller ID: 020837

ISBN: 0961561408

Condition: Very Good


Sl. wear and creasing to wraps, mark where original price sticker removed otherwise internally unmarked and in very good condition. View more info

Dress pattern Designing : The Basic principles of cut and Fit

By: Bray, Natalie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood: 1978

Edition: Reprint - 4th Edition Metric

Seller ID: 031178

ISBN: 025896944X

Condition: Very Good


Spine sl. slanted, internally unmarked, 132 pps. View more info

Easy Pattern Styling : Create Clothing designs for males and Females

By: Breusch, Rosalie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, The Jacaranda Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 025495

ISBN: 0855686421

Condition: Very Good


96 pps. internally unmarked, sl. edgewear to wraps. View more info

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Aprons: Icons of the American Home

By: Cheney, Joyce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Running Pr Book Pub: 2000

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 024909

ISBN: 0762406941

Condition: Nr. Fine


Regardless of how you perceive aprons - a nostalgic connection to old-time kitchens, symbols of oppression, or simply something to be worn to keep clothes clrean, it's hard to ignore the remarkable beauty and stunning craftsmanship of these American cultural icons. View more info

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Couture Sewing Techniques : Revised & Updated

By: Claire B. Shaeffer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press: 2011

Seller ID: 030406

ISBN: 1600853358

Condition: As New


An unmarked, as new, copy. "With clarity and a profound respect for technique and application, Claire Shaeffer brings one into an haute couture atelier, where the realm of possibility has no boundaries." View more info

Collars, Stocks, Cravats : A History and Costume Dating Guide to Civilian Men's Neckpieces, 1655-1900

By: Colle, Doriece

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, White Lion Publishers: 1974

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 018722

ISBN: 0728400057

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly tanned, PO stamp ffep. D/W edgeworn, loss to spine head, closed tears to upper edge back panel (now protected). View more info

Simple Dressmaking 1 : Shirts & Blouses

By: Goldsworthy, Maureen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 017598

ISBN: 0263064255

Condition: Very Good


Appears unused. "Tells you all you need to know in order to design and make perfectly-fitting shirts and blouses." View more info

Successful Sewing

By: Grey, Sylvia A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aust., Whitcombe & Tombs: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012591

ISBN: 0723352631

Condition: Very Good


"This book has been written to eliminate note taking in Needlecraft classes, and yet give the student access to reference material, simply written but not overlooking the smallest detail." Corners lightly bumped, front panel sl. marked View more info

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Sew the New Fleece: Techniques With Synthetic Fleece and Pile

By: Harper, Rochelle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newtown, Connecticut, U.S.A., Taunton Pr: 1997

Seller ID: 013471

ISBN: 1561581720

Condition: Very Good


Appears unused. View more info

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Little Black Dress

By: Hernandez, Isabel Sanchez

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 2011

Edition: English Language Edition

Seller ID: 025236

ISBN: 1408129892

Condition: Brand New


Originally published in Spanish 2011. A brand new book protected in publisher's original shrinkwrap. Shows the different ways you can adapt and customise the basic pattterns for the classic LBD, suitable for both beginners and more advanced dressmakers. View more info

Dress Selection and Design

By: Hillhouse, Marion S.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1963

Edition: Stated First Printing

Seller ID: 030667

Condition: Very Good


PO details upper right corner ffep otherwise internally unmarked. Red boards remain bright, title to spine faded, bump to upper edge front panel, also corners lightly bumped. Chapters incl. individuality in dress, costume textures, introduction to color, designing your own clothes, face-framing details - and much more. It is a wonderfully informative text, illustrated with many line drawings. View more info

Making Leather Clothes

By: Jorgensen, Kirsten

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co: 1974

Seller ID: 011520

ISBN: 0442300360

Condition: Very Good


D/W price-clipped with sl. edgewear. PO stamp ffep. We carry a wide selection of fashion and dressmaking books so search our online catalogues or email for further information View more info

Making Leather Clothes

By: Jrgensen, Kirsten

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co: 1974

Seller ID: 020907

ISBN: 0442300360

Condition: Very Good


PO stamp ffep and title page, D/W price-clipped. Originally published in Danish under the title Skindysning . View more info

Dressmaker's Dictionary

By: Ladbury, Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Oxford University Press Australia: 1982

Seller ID: 010250

ISBN: 0195543947

Condition: Very Good


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Short Cuts for Busy Dressmakers

By: Ladbury, Ann; Charles, Caroline

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027577

ISBN: 071346321X

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info