The Mood Guide To Fabric And Fashion

Author: Mood Designer Fabrics
Editor: Abrams
ISBN: 161312872X
Size: 11,76 MB
Format: PDF
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“Designers, we’re going to Mood!” More than 10 years ago, Tim Gunn and Project Runway introduced millions of viewers to New York’s ultimate fabric mecca, Mood Fabrics. Now, the experts behind this fabric power- house bring their fabric and fashion know-how—plus their behind-the-scenes stories—to the sewing public. The Mood Guide to Fabric and Fashion is the ultimate guide for home-sewers, fashion students, aspiring designers, and Project Runway fans who want to learn everything they need to know to choose and use quality fabric. Drawing upon the expertise of the Mood staff, the book teaches readers the fundamentals—from where fabric is produced to the ins and outs of its construction—and features a fabric-by-fabric guide to cottons and other plant fibers, wools, silks, knits, and other specialty fabrics.

Girl S Guide To Diy Fashion

Author: Rachel Low
Editor: FunStitch Studio
ISBN: 9781607059950
Size: 16,29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Includes removable paper patterns for the projects in the book.

Thriftstyle

Author: Allison Engel
Editor: Charlesbridge Publishing
ISBN: 1632892022
Size: 19,16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A must-have guide for bargain-hunting fashionistas looking to make a statement without sabotaging their budgets. With this easy-to-use resource, savvy shoppers can cultivate upscale, upcycled wardrobes at thrift and consignment store prices. Shoppers will learn to navigate the racks of their local consignment shop, spot name brands like Versace, Dior, and Burberry, select the best quality items, and repair secondhand clothes that need some love. Photo-filled chapters on thrifted handbags, jewelry, scarves, and other accessories show what's available and give tips for distinguishing quality items from fakes. Interviews with expert tailors, dry cleaners, shoe repair wizards, and fabric-dyeing professionals explain what makes a damaged piece of clothing worth renovating. Before-and-after photos show what can be done to refashion less-than-perfect finds.

The Fashion Design Manual

Author: Pamela Stecker
Editor: Macmillan Education AU
ISBN: 9780732907167
Size: 15,84 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Fashion Design Manual is a comprehensive introduction to the world of fashion. It introduces the reader to the cycles and trends of fashion, the principles and practice of fashion design, the range of techniques and skills required to be successful in the industry, and the economic reality of the world of retail fashion. The Fashion Design Manual follows the path a garment takes from sketch to sample, through production and finally via the retail outlet to the wearer. The book is very generously illustrated with drawings, sketches, and photographs throughout.

The Digital Photographer S Guide To Light Modifiers

Author: Allison Earnest
Editor: Amherst Media
ISBN: 1608951715
Size: 13,59 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Focusing exclusively on light modifiers and making the most of the least equipment, this in-depth handbook is ideal for use by the beginner and advanced amateurs who wish to take their photography to the next level. Including diagrams and lighting set scenes to facilitate learning and adapting technique, step-by-step critiques of several portrait sessions, and an extensive review of a variety of light modifying tools—from barn doors and snoots to gels, umbrellas, and strip boxes—this invaluable textbook style book reveals the precise steps for obtaining dimension and depth for indoor and outdoor portrait sessions. This resource is a must-have for beginner photographers looking to discover a treasure trove of fresh, creative lighting inspiration, that will surely help add diversity and creative style to your photography

Steampunk Cosplay Fashion Design Illustration

Author: Samantha Crossland
Editor: Walter Foster Publishing
ISBN: 1600584985
Size: 17,84 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn to design your own steampunk and fantasy costumes and accessories

Textiles Technology To Gcse

Author: Jane Down
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198328131
Size: 18,10 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Textile Technology to GCSE uses straightforward explanations and clear diagrams to provide a comprehensive reference bank of important concepts and skills to support coursework and make revision easier. Topics covered include:generating a design; small to large scale manufacturing; properties of fibres and fabrics; using information technology. Each double page spread features learning objectives and differentiated questions which make it easy for students to use in independent study and revision.

Fashion Illustrator

Author: Bethan Morris
Editor: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856694476
Size: 10,64 MB
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Presenting an overview of fashion drawing, presentation and illustration, this work teaches students how to draw the fashion figure as well as featuring the work of established illustrators, encouraging readers to observe and to develop their confidence and skills as an illustrator.

Fashion With Passion

Author: Nila Palacios
Editor: Partridge Publishing Singapore
ISBN: 1482892790
Size: 12,81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Many new or young designers dream of having their own label, but most may not know how to make their dreams a reality and become successful in a competitive marketplace. In her practical guidebook, an experienced fashion designer and entrepreneur provides insight on how to break into the fashion industry, overcome obstacles, create a business, market a brand, and launch a fashion show. Nila Palacios, owner of Nila Palacios Latin Fashion, begins with introspective questions directed at aspiring fashion designers to help identify strengths, weaknesses, a motto, and specific goals. While encouraging designers to stay true to their individuality, passions, and objectives, Palacios provides step-by-step guidance that teaches specifically how to: • Find inspiration and bring it to life through designs; • Look for trends and colors and incorporate them into a collection; • Design sketches, make a pattern, and select and cut fabrics; • Match fabrics with specific styles; • Conduct market research, identify a target market, and find a niche; and • Compile a collection, market a product, choose models, and organize a show. Fashion with Passion provides clear, focused guidance for anyone interested in breaking into the fashion industry and achieving their dreams.

Virtual Vintage

Author: Linda Lindroth
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 0679647341
Size: 17,68 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Vintage clothing has never been more chic, with everyone from celebrity trendsetters to style-conscious professionals searching for wearable treasures from the past. Virtual Vintage is the first and only guide that helps both the novice and the fashion connoisseur evaluate and confidently participate in the thriving vintage marketplace that exists online. No other book explains how to get it, sell it, fix it, or wear it with flair. Authors Linda Lindroth and Deborah Newell Tornello equip readers from head to toe with • more than 100 chic sites—rated and evaluated • instructions on contacting sellers • smart strategies for bidding in online auctions • advice about evaluating the size, quality, and colors of a garment • tips for cleaning and repairing vintage items Whether you’re looking for a 1960s Rudi Gernreich knit, Gucci hipster trousers, a Claire McCardell for Townley shirtwaist, or a Chanel suit in pink wool with black patent-leather trim, Virtual Vintage will help you build a unique and sensational wardrobe.