Classic Fashion Patterns of the 20th Century

This is an essential book for any dressmaker interested in recreating period dress, especially film and theatre costume-makers, but also fashion designers looking for inspiration in authentic historical dress of the recent past.

Classic Fashion Patterns of the 20th Century

Classic Fashion Patterns of the 20th Century

Working from surviving garments and contemporary tailoring books and patterns, Anne Tyrrell has put together a pattern book of key 20th-century costumes with fascinating historical details on dress. A decade for each chapter, the book features garments such as war uniforms, a 1930s evening gown, a Teddy Boy outfit, a 1960s maxi coat and many more. Wonderful illustrations of period dress are accompanied by information on notable features, underwear and accessories for each period. Scale patterns follow for each outfit shown, complete with detailed notes on making up, using techniques appropriate to the period. A grid for enlargement of the pattern pieces is provided together with full instructions. This is an essential book for any dressmaker interested in recreating period dress, especially film and theatre costume-makers, but also fashion designers looking for inspiration in authentic historical dress of the recent past.

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Classic Fashion Patterns of the 20th Century
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Anne Tyrrell
Categories: Clothing and dress
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

Working from surviving garments and contemporary tailoring books and patterns, Anne Tyrrell has put together a pattern book of key 20th-century costumes with fascinating historical details on dress. A decade for each chapter, the book features garments such as war uniforms, a 1930s evening gown, a Teddy Boy outfit, a
Vintage Dress Patterns of the 20th Century
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Pages: 143
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Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-01 - Publisher: Costume & Fashion Press/Quite Specific Media

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Vintage Dress Patterns of the 20th Century
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Anne Tyrrell
Categories: Dressmaking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Batsford Books

A stunning collection of the most iconic garments of the 20th century, these vintage patterns chart the 30 key garments that defined their era. The book features a range of historically accurate garments, including a 1920s flapper dress, a 1940s New Look skirt, a 1950s jive skirt, a 1970s maxi
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Pages: 400
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Pages: 120
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