Basic Black (Paperback)
26 Edgy Essentials for the Modern Wardrobe
Tuttle Publishing, 9784805313084, 64pp.
Publication Date: July 8, 2014
List Price: 16.95*
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Sew chic, dark-toned clothes with this stylish sewing book and add a touch of originality to your wardrobe. Basic Black is the English edition of a classic Japanese sewing book which provides sew-it-yourself Western-sized patterns for 26 basic garments, along with detailed, easy-to-follow diagrams and instructions. Author Sato Watanabe has published many books that are favorites among Japanese sewing fans. In this book, she shows you how to make genuinely professional-quality pieces quickly and inexpensively at home. DIY Sewing designs include:
- Lace Shirred Blouse
- Tiered Sleeveless Dress
- Zip-up Vest with High Neck
- Frilled Shirt in Charcoal
- Flannel Short Coat
- And much more...
About the Author
Sato Watanabe studied clothing and accessory design at the Bunka Fashion College before beginning a career as a magazine editor, eventually turning her writing skills to cooking and sewing books. Watanabe specializes in uncomplicated, elegant homemade couture with room for a touch of individuality.