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Vintage Dress Patterns of the 20th Century: From flapper dresses, mini skirts to 1980s evening wear

Vintage Dress Patterns of the 20th Century: From flapper dresses, mini skirts to 1980s evening wear

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A stunning collection of the most iconic garments of the 20th century, with 25 patterns of key garments thatdefined their era from 1910 through to 1990. The book features a range of historically accurate garments perfectfor recreating the coveted vintage look from a 1920s flapper dress through to a 1940s Utility suit, a 1950s jiveskirt and 1970s bell-bottom trousers.Detailed, scaled patterns are provided with full instructions and notes on fabrics, techniques and colors appropriateto the period. The patterns are accompanied by a fascinating commentary on the social history behind the clothing,as well as practical notes on the construction of the garment and what underwear and accessories to wear torecreate your chosen vintage look down to the last detail. Wonderful illustrations and photographs of period dressaccompany the practical information, ensuring authenticity and accuracy.This is an essential book for any dressmaker interested in recreating period dress, especially film and theatercostume-makers, but also fashion designers and fashionistas looking for authentic and individual vintage garments.