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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鈥檒l learn to:<br /><br /> 鈥?Shop smarter and more selectively<br />鈥⒙燤ake the most of your budget<br />鈥⒙燤aster outfit formulas and color palettes<br />鈥⒙燭weak your wardrobe for work<br />鈥⒙燗ssess garment fit and quality like a pro<br />鈥⒙燙urate a closet of fewer, better pieces<br /><br /> Including useful infographics, charts, and activities, as well as beautiful fashion photography,聽<i>The Curated Closet</i>聽is the ultimate practical guide to authentic and unique style.
Embroidery: A Step-by-Step Guide to More Than 200 Stitches
by DK

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English

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Publication Date

June 02, 2015

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<p><i><b>Embroidery</b></i> is the ultimate stitch dictionary and the ideal guide to embroidery, whatever your level of expertise.</p><p>The perfect reference guide to needlework, <i><b>Embroidery</b></i> is a comprehensive guide to inspire and inform sewers of all levels. Find advice on which thread, needles, or fabrics work with which techniques, and take a look at an incredible 200 stitches - with levels of difficulty, step-by-step instructions, and ideas on where and how to use them.</p><p>This practical guide covers sewing tips for dressmaking, needlepoint, and embroidery stitches, with detailed information simply presented in illustration-rich pages. With <b><i>E</i><i>mbroider</i><i>y</i> </b>it's easy to find exactly which stitch is right for your next sewing project.</p>
In Intimate Detail: How to Choose, Wear, and Love Lingerie
by Cora Harrington

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English

Pages

152

Publication Date

August 28, 2018

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<b><b>A comprehensive and accessible illustrated guide to lingerie from intimates expert Cora Harrington, founder of </b><b><i>The Lingerie Addict</i></b><b>, the internet's top intimate apparel blog.</b></b><br /><br />While many love the idea of wearing special underthings, lingerie can be intimidating. How is it supposed to fit? How do you take care of it all? Is lingerie really for me? In this beautiful and empowering guide, lingerie expert Cora Harrington demystifies intimate apparel, making it accessible to all sizes, ages, and budgets. Covering everything from basic bras and panties to special occasion wear, shapewear, hosiery, corsets, and more, this no-nonsense handbook empowers you to confidently buy, wear, and care for the underpinnings of your dreams.
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鈥檚 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鈥檚 in your closet work for you. She provides real-world advice about everything style-related, including:<br /><br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燤aking every garment you own fit better <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燤astering closet organization <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燭he undergarments you actually need <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燭he scoop on tailors and which alterations are worth it <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燬hopping thrift and vintage like a rockstar <br /><br /> Instead of repeating boring style 鈥渞ules,鈥?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鈥檚 arsenal of tools and expertise.
First Time Sewing
by Editors of Creative Publi...

Language

English

Pages

128

Publication Date

June 01, 2014

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Learning how to sew has never been simpler! Enjoy this beginner's guide that takes you by the hand like a personal instructor and teaches you how to sew using hand stiches as well as sewing machines. Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic sewing techniques will have you creating projects like aprons, pillows, and even pants and shorts in no time. Five simple projects will introduce sewing skills like hems, seams, balancing tension, and how to use a pattern; skills you will use often as you continue to learn.With <i>First Time Sewing</i>, soon you will be stitching amazing gifts and projects with confidence.
Parisian chic. Encore ! (Mode)
by , Sophie Gachet

Language

English

Pages

242

Publication Date

September 25, 2019

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Ines de la Fressange, the iconic Parisienne, and Sophie Gachet, Paris鈥檚 fashion authority, have a knack for sharing their personal style and beauty tips鈥攇leaned from decades in the fashion industry鈥攚ith 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鈥攊n Paris and online鈥攖o 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 脿 la Parisienne and is a must-have for any woman who wants to infuse her own style with the essence of Parisian chic.
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鈥?lt;/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.
Highland Knits: Knitwear Inspired by the Outlander Series
by Interweave Editors

Language

English

Pages

112

Publication Date

March 25, 2016

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Be Transported with These Timeless Knits!<br /><br />Inspired by Outlander, the romantic tale of time travel and adventure, <i>Highland Knits</i> is a rustic, yet sophisticated collection of quick-to-knit projects. These 16 simple, enduring designs will have you stylishly covered no matter what place, or time, you call home.<br /><br />From Claire's "Rent Collection Shawl" to the "Sassenach Cowl," all your favorite pieces worn by the series' beloved heroine, and then some, are here, waiting to be knit. You'll find each piece relevant to your wardrobe, whether dressing for today or eighteenth century Scotland.
Amy Herzog's Ultimate Sweater Book: The Essential Guide for Adven...
by Amy Herzog

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English

Pages

192

Publication Date

October 16, 2018

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Yarn and fiber enthusiasts everywhere will celebrate the latest addition to Amy Herzog鈥檚 beloved knitting series (which includes <i>You Can Knit That, Knit to Flatter,</i> and <i>Knit Wear Love</i>). This essential guide details every aspect of sweater knitting, starting with instructions for four basic sweater types: yoke, raglan, drop shoulder, and set-in sleeve. Patterns are offered in multiple sizes and yarn gauges for broad appeal. Following the basics for each of the four sweater types are a diverse range of customizing options, including how to add a hood, cowl neck, turtleneck, pockets, and zip or cardigan front, just to name a few. Amy鈥檚 clear instruction and expert tips expand the many knitting possibilities, creating the essential knitting resource for knitters everywhere.
The Accessory Handbook: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Buying, ...
by Alison Freer

Language

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鈥攁nd shows how to pull it off鈥攚ith humor and wit. In <i>The Accessory Handbook</i>, Freer breaks down every type of accessory鈥攆rom hats and hosiery to jewelry, bags, and shoes鈥攁nd explains how to best shop for, care for, and wear each with flair.

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