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The Fashion Designer's Handbook

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The Fashion Designer's Handbook

Learn to Sew and Become a Designer in 33 Fabulous Projects [With 1 Dress Form, 3 Decorative Fabrics, Rick Rack and 24

By Marjorie Galen

Workman Publishing, Paperback, 9780761154792, 136pp.

Publication Date: September 25, 2012

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Young girls love fashion. They love "Project Runway." They love expressing themselves through what they wear. And they want to be fashion designers. It's the No. 1 dream job for girls ages 8 to 12, according to "The New York Times." Here in one kit is everything a girl needs to know to start designing and sewing clothes--a lively, full-color book that comes with a doll-size dress form, 24 reusable patterns, rick rack, embroidery thread, a tape measure, and a piece of fabric printed in three vibrant patterns."The Fashion Designer's Handbook and Fashion Kit "features 33 projects that range from super easy dresses for 11 1⁄2-inch fashion dolls (including Barbie) all the way to "girl-size" projects for the designer to make and wear herself. It shows how to think and work like a designer--from finding inspiration to sketching to developing a personal style. Getting to know fabrics, fibers, and materials; working with patterns; and creating original designs using the dress form.The Mod Mini 1-2-3 Skirt. The No-Sew Sock Dress. Little Red Cape and Coco Jacket. Every project is clearly explained in step-by-step instructions and requires little to no adult help.
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