Fresh from Bunka, the Japanese publisher of Pattern Magic and Drape Drape , comes this stylish book for home sewers. Sweet Dress Book comes with six patterns you can use to make 23 different stylish outfits. An entire wardrobe in one little book!From these simple patterns, Yoshiko Tsukiori has created a collection of beautiful garments that you can easily make yourself, including blouses, camisoles, shifts, kimonos, coats, dresses, pants, and playsuits.These easy-to-follow patterns present a variety of designs and techniques that you can choose to incorporate, such as French sleeves, darts, straight-cut designs, and raglan sleeves, along with stylish detailing such as shirring and ruffles.
the complete guide to hand lettering
San Francisco, CA :, Chronicle Books,, 2013.
288 pages :,color illustrations ;,27 cm
The basics. History and evolution of Western calligraphy ; Tools and materials ; Good practice
Hands. Broad-edged pen alphabets ; Non-traditional alphabets ; Pointed-pen alphabets ; Brush alphabets
Design and decoration. Backgrounds and colors ; Layout and composition ; Illumination
Digital calligraphy. Digitizing hand-drawn lettering ; Creating digital lettering.
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Statement of Responsibility:
by Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-281) and index.