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The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal...
by Anuschka Rees

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English

Pages

258

Publication Date

September 20, 2016

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<b>Is your closet jam-packed and yet you have absolutely nothing to wear? Can you describe your personal style in one sentence? If someone grabbed a random piece from your closet right now, how likely is it that it would be something you love and wear regularly?<br /></b><br /> With so many style and shopping options, it can be difficult to create a streamlined closet of pieces that can be worn easily and confidently. In <i>The Curated Closet</i>, style writer Anuschka Rees presents a fascinatingly strategic approach to identifying, refining, and expressing personal style and building the ideal wardrobe to match it, with style and shopping strategies that women can use every day. Using <i>The Curated Closet</i> method, you’ll learn to:<br /><br /> • Shop smarter and more selectively<br />• Make the most of your budget<br />• Master outfit formulas and color palettes<br />• Tweak your wardrobe for work<br />• Assess garment fit and quality like a pro<br />• Curate a closet of fewer, better pieces<br /><br /> Including useful infographics, charts, and activities, as well as beautiful fashion photography, <i>The Curated Closet</i> is the ultimate practical guide to authentic and unique style.
How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Making Your ...
by Alison Freer

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

April 14, 2015

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Costume designer Alison Freer’s styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. TV and film productions wait for nothing, so her solutions have to work fast. In <i>How to Get Dressed</i>, Alison distills her secrets into a fun, comprehensive style guide focused on rethinking your wardrobe like a fashion expert and making what’s in your closet work for you. She provides real-world advice about everything style-related, including:<br /><br />   • Making every garment you own fit better <br />   • Mastering closet organization <br />   • The undergarments you actually need <br />   • The scoop on tailors and which alterations are worth it <br />   • Shopping thrift and vintage like a rockstar <br /><br /> Instead of repeating boring style “rules,” Alison breaks the rules and gets real about everything from bras to how to deal with inevitable fashion disasters. Including helpful information such as how to skip ironing and the dry cleaners, remove every stain under the sun, and help clueless men get their sartorial acts together, <i>How to Get Dressed</i> has hundreds of insider tips from Alison’s arsenal of tools and expertise.
Parisian chic. Encore ! (Mode)
by , Sophie Gachet

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English

Pages

242

Publication Date

September 25, 2019

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Ines de la Fressange, the iconic Parisienne, and Sophie Gachet, Paris’s fashion authority, have a knack for sharing their personal style and beauty tips—gleaned from decades in the fashion industry—with humor and verve.<br />They have fully updated this edition of their international best seller, with new photography featuring Ines in her signature looks, easy-to-recreate advice, and extensive addresses—in Paris and online—to source all you need for chic Parisian fashion, beauty, and interiors. <br />From killer outfits to Parisian wardrobe essentials, or from her 10-minute beauty routine to her countdown to a perfect Parisian dinner party, this elegant volume is replete with inspiration à la Parisienne and is a must-have for any woman who wants to infuse her own style with the essence of Parisian chic.
The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting
by Sarah Veblen

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

January 01, 2012

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<p>Here is the ultimate reference for fitting test garments and transferring accurate adjustments to patterns! No matter what size or shape you are, wearing garments that fit perfectly makes you look and feel better. Rather than making commonly accepted changes to a commercial pattern, the method presented in this guide focuses on the way a test garment fits the body. The fabric is manipulated to improve the fit, and then those specific changes are made to the pattern. The result: patterns that fit perfectly!</p><p>With <i>The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting</i>, you'll learn:</p><p>- The importance of a fitting axis and how to use it during a fitting</p><p>- How to recognize fitting issues, such as drag lines and folds</p><p>- How to manipulate fabric to solve common and unusual fitting problems</p><p>- How to transfer the fitting changes to your pattern easily</p><p>- Basic pattern-making skills to ensure accurate alterations</p><p>See the fitting process from start to finish on basic garments, fitted on real people. Then follow fitting solutions on different body types. The lessons you learn will help you fit any body.</p>
Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi ...
by Hitomi Shida

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English

Pages

160

Publication Date

October 10, 2017

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<b>In the <i>Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible</i> knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.</b> <br /><br />Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield spectacular results! This Japanese knitting book features a wide range of rewarding and intricate stitches including: <ul><li> cables</li><li> popcorn stitches</li><li> twisted stitches</li><li> edgings </li><li> and many more…</li></ul>A set of detailed, step-by-step diagrams show you how to execute all the basic stitches. Instructions and diagrams for a series of small projects offer practice working with large patterns, lacy patterns, pattern arrangement and round yokes among other things. The knitting projects include:<ul><li> A classic hat made using large patterns</li><li> An elegant scarf in lacy patterns</li><li> The ever-popular fingerless mittens</li><li> Thick socks that can be made using various patterns</li><li> A feminine collar using round stitching</li><li> And much more!</li> </ul><i>Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible</i> represents a whole new adventure for knitters and is sure to become a valued reference for beginning knitters and experts alike.
Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet: The Happy Hooker
by Debbie Stoller

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

February 13, 2006

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<b>The <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling author of <i>Stitch ’n Bitch</i> conquers crochet with forty original patterns in her sassy, sexy, signature style—fully illustrated.</b><br /><br /><i>Stitch ’n Bitch Crochet</i> is chock-full of instruction, inspiration, and to-die-for designs, from lacy, sexy summer tops to chic, cozy sweaters, chunky, funky hats, and colorfully crafty afghans. And, as Debbie Stoller demonstrates with her easy-to-follow instructions, it all starts with the simple act of wrapping a hook around a strand of yarn.<br /><br />Full of color photographs and instructional illustrations, <i>Stitch ’n Bitch Crochet</i> is the perfect primer on knitting’s sister craft—from tools and uses for the different gauges to all the cool yarns available. She also takes you through basic techniques and stitch patterns including the chain stitch, picot, flowers, filet crochet, changing yarns, and finishing. Then come forty fabulous projects for everyone from beginners to experienced crocheters: A pom-pom capelet, a retro clutch purse, an “Anarchy Irony Hat,” an “Orange You Glad Bag,” a “Doris Daymat,” a beach-ready bikini, animal iPod cozies, a kid’s sock monkey afghan, and so much more!<br /><br />These are <i>definitely</i> not your grandma’s doilies.
Top-Down Crochet Sweaters: Fabulous Patterns with Perfect Fit
by Dora Ohrenstein

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English

Pages

177

Publication Date

September 20, 2016

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<b>Learn to apply the top-down construction method to crochet with fourteen gorgeous patterns you can adjust as you go for a customized fit!</b><br /><br />Welcome to the new era of crochet. Making garments from the top down is a favorite knitting technique that allows knitters to test and adjust the fit as they go. Now, thanks to designer Dora Ohrenstein, crocheters will benefit for the first time from a pattern book featuring the same beloved approach. <br /><br />These fourteen fashionable patterns are sure to flatter bodies of all shapes and sizes. Show-stopping original photography, an extensive discussion of the benefits of top-down construction, and detailed instructions on how and why to adjust the patterns to ensure an exquisite customized fit will have crocheters tying themselves in knots to start strutting their stuff!
The Accessory Handbook: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Buying, ...
by Alison Freer

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

August 14, 2018

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<b><b>A practical and inspiring guide to how to style, wear, buy, and care for every kind of accessory, from the <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of <i>How to Get Dressed</i>.</b></b><br /><br />Costume designer and writer Alison Freer is beloved for her sassy, rule-breaking fashion advice, which emphasizes that style should be fun, personal, and functional. Instead of prescribing what to wear or own, Freer empowers you to wear whatever you want—and shows how to pull it off—with humor and wit. In <i>The Accessory Handbook</i>, Freer breaks down every type of accessory—from hats and hosiery to jewelry, bags, and shoes—and explains how to best shop for, care for, and wear each with flair.
Loopy Mango Knitting: 34 Fashionable Pieces You Can Make in a Day
by Loopy Mango

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English

Pages

208

Publication Date

September 24, 2019

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<b>Stylish, quick big-knit pieces from fashion brand Loopy Mango</b><br /><br /> Fashionable knitwear is wildly popular, as the New York Fashion Week runways and pages of <i>Vogue</i> will tell you. <i>Loopy Mango Knitting</i> offers one-of-a-kind statement pieces that you’ve seen in stores and can now make at home. With bold colors and chic styles, Loopy Mango is always ahead of the trends, creating lasting designs that complement any wardrobe. And their big yarn makes the pieces easy to complete in a day! With beautiful photography, accessible instructions, and plenty of tips and techniques, new and experienced knitters alike will find a lot to love in Loopy Mango’s first book. 
The Knit Stitch Pattern Handbook: An Essential Collection of 300 ...
by Melissa Leapman

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English

Pages

288

Publication Date

November 05, 2013

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<b>Beloved knitwear designer Melissa Leapman offers a comprehensive stitch dictionary and guide with more than 300 original knitting patterns, including slip stitches, cables, and lace.</b><br /><br />Knitters love their stitch dictionaries. Melissa Leapman, known for her knitting references, shares 300 of her favorite stitch patterns developed over her long career. With basic step-by-step knitting instruction, information on how to most effectively use a stitch dictionary, and a wealth of original stitch patterns, this book will appeal to all levels of knitters looking for a comprehensive, yet portable volume. The book includes stitch patterns in five categories from imaginative novelty stitch patterns to traditional knit designs. Each stitch pattern includes a gorgeous photograph as well as written and charted instructions.

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