World Of Embellishment by Joan Hinds

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It's quick, fun, and easy to create current fashions that incorporate sewing and fashion traditions from all over the world.

This fantastic new book includes 20 projects that preserve embroidery motifs and basic costume silhouettes from various cultures. They include a Greek bolero vest, a Japanese sashiko-embroidered jacket, a Scandinavian jacket with decorative braids, and a hankie with French lace and embroidery.

Each project includes step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations and uses simple shapes and patterns, enabling sewers of all skill levels to achieve stellar results quickly and easily. It also includes patterns for each of the accessories.

Joan Hinds is well known for her eight books on sewing for 18-inch dolls, including her most recent, Sew the Contemporary Wardrobe for 18-Inch Dolls. She also teaches sewing and needlework techniques around the country for shops and sewing guilds, while also being the owner of Fancywork and Fashion.

Create fashionable attire with international flair

Features step-by-step instructions for 20 exciting projects

Suitable for all skill levels


About Joan Hinds

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Joan Hinds, owner of Fancywork and Fashion (, co-authored seven doll costume pattern books and is the author of "All Dolled Up". She teaches needlework and sewing around the country, and has appeared on Sue Hausmann's PBS series.
Published January 15, 2011 by Krause Publications. 128 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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