Famous Frocks by Sara Alm
Patterns and Instructions for Recreating Fabulous Iconic Dresses--10 Patterns for 20 Dresses in All!

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Audrey Hepburn, Jackie O., Marilyn Monroe. . . these women wore stylish dresses that still make us swoon today. Famous Frocks provides everything needed to recreate these iconic looks by hand including Audrey's little black dress, Marilyn's poster-classic white halter, Madonna's sexy Like a Virgin number, and more. Vintage photos of the original look alongside beautiful color illustrations of the finished projects offer inspiration, while how-to illustrations break down each step so sewers of all skill levels can follow along. Packaged in an attractive lay-flat hardcover and featuring full-sized patterns for 10 classic dresses updated to be stylish for today (plus 10 variants for a full 20 new looks), this entirely original sewing book is a treat for lovers of vintage style.
 

About Sara Alm

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Sara Alm is a patternmaker and teacher at Apparel Arts in San Francisco, where she lives with her family. Hannah McDevitt has been affiliated with Stitch Lounge and Craft Haven Collective. She lives in Portland, Oregon. Kerrie Hess is a leading fashion illustrator who has illustrated for Neiman Marcus, Vogue, and Chanel.
 
Published October 12, 2011 by Chronicle Books. 156 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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No need to buy a little black dress to look like Audrey Hepburn.

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