Skirts are back! One of the most versatile--and comfortable--ways of expressing your personal style is in fashion again. For the beginning sewer or the hardcore do-it-yourselfer, "Stylish Skirts" will walk you through many fantastic design ideas for making your own skirts. With this book, there's no end to the kinds of skirts you can easily create to match your shape, your taste and your mood (not to mention your favorite tops and shoes)! Why pay hundreds of dollars when you can sew it yourself in an afternoon? From the ultra-feminine to the artfully disheveled, this book features 23 skirt styles that look great in a variety of different fabrics, colors, prints and textures. In addition to the time-honored A-line, you'll find designs for: pleated, gathered and ruffled skirts a romantic balloon skirt a sweet-and-easy frill-edged wrap skirt.Author Sato Watanabe, whose numerous titles are favorites among Japanese sewing book fans in the US, shows you how to make professional quality pieces easily and cheaply at home. For any sewer or do-it-yourself fan, these patterns make building your own skirts a breeze. In Watanabe's "Stylish Skirts," you'll find sewing tips for making skirts with all kinds of fun and unconventional hems. The instructions and diagrams are a snap to follow. So get set to sew--there's no reason not to have all the fabulous skirts you want in your wardrobe!

ISBN: 9784805313077
Author: Watanabe, Sato
Publication date: 01/06/2014
Format: Paperback
Dimension: 254mm X 203mm