Friday, 4 October 2013

Book Review - The Stylish Dress Book Simple Smocks, Dresses and Tops

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Stylish Dress Book features an A to Z of cool tops and tunic dresses that you can wear anywhere. Using simple shapes and individual details, the book shows you how to craft a stylish collection of garments to your own taste. For anyone who knows the frustration of going to the mall and finding racks of identikit clothes in cheap fabrics, this book will offer a fabulous home made alternative. As every sewist knows, DIY fashion is the only way to be stylish.

 In this book you will find the following patterns and instructions to create the clothes.  There are 26 patterns in this book and each pattern is marked from A - Z.

A - Front Tuck Blouse
B - Linen Dress with Lace Trim and Petticoat
C - Camisole with Lace Neck Trim
D - Box Dress with Boat neck
E - Mini Smock Dress
F - Shot Sleeve Dress with Elastic Shirring
G - Mid length Jumper Dress
H - Over Blouse with Lace Detail
I - Tunic Blouse with Smocking
J - Ruffled Bolero
K - Sleeveless buttoned Empire Bodice Dress
L - Three Quarter Sleeve Dress with Ruffled Design Seam
M - Coat Dress with Low Waist Design Seam
N - Embroidered Empire Bodice Mini Dress
O - Tucked Short Sleeved Dress
P - Drawstring neck blouse with Raglan Sleeves
Q - Tucked Dress with Velveteen Trim
R - Dress with Elastic Shirring
S - Liberty Dress with Contrast Sleeves and Trim
T - Drop Waist Dress with Three Quarter Length Sleeves
U  - Roll Collar Blouse with Drawstring Waist
V - Wool Dress with Liberty Print Decoration
W - Cape Collar Blouse with Drawstring Waist
X - Coat Dress with Design seams on Bodice and Sleeves
Y - Open Collar Tunic Dress
Z - Gathered blouse with Identical Shaped Front and Back

The Stylish Dress book Simple Smocks, Dresses and Tops is available from Amazon

Disclosure: I buy sewing books from on-line shops with my own money, I am not being paid for writing this review. All my reviews are honest and on things that I genuinely love and would recommend to my readers.

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