eBooks-share Fashion Latest eBooks https://www.books-share.com/rss/art/fashion Latest Fashion eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@books-share.com admin@books-share.com Thu, 24 Dec 2020 20:22:02 GMT Books-share.com https://www.books-share.com/images/logo.png https://www.books-share.com/ 158 57 As Seen in Vogue: A Century of American Fashion in Advertising (Costume Society of America Series) (by Daniel Delis Hill) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/as-seen-in-vogue-a-century-of-american-fashion-in-advertising-costume-society-of-america-series
Author(s): Daniel Delis Hill
Categories: Art > Fashion, Business & Economics > Accounting, Business & Economics > Advertising & Promotion, Art > Schools, Periods & Styles
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
Publish date: 2005-01-15
ISBN-10: 0896725340
ISBN-13: 9780896725348
Language: English
Description: This lavishly illustrated chronicle of American women’s fashions examines relationships between the mass-market ready-to-wear industry, fashion journalism, and fashion advertising. Throughout the twentieth century, these industries fueled one another’s successes by identifying an ever-widening consumer class and fanning the desire to be fashionable. Daniel Hill employs a wealth of primary source material to document not only this symbiosis but also an evolution in American fashion, society, and culture, as evidenced by more than six hundred fashion ads that appeared in Vogue from the magazine’s debut in 1893 through the... more...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2020 20:22:02 GMT
Fabulous Crocheted Ponchos: New Styles, New Looks, New Yarns (by Terry Taylor) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fabulous-crocheted-ponchos-new-styles-new-looks-new-yarns
Author(s): Terry Taylor
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Lark Books
Publish date: 2005-11-28
ISBN-10: 1579907229
ISBN-13: 9781579907228
Language: English
Description: Two hot trends combine in one classic collection: the popular poncho and the hip craft of crochet. And these 33 designs take the versatile wardrobe staple to new heights of sophistication: they feature a range of neckline and hem variations, and come in a variety of yarns, including novelty types like ribbon, faux suede, and fur. Some are long, others short; some are dressy, others just made for a fancy night on the town. And the majority are one size fits all. With the help of a well-illustrated basics section, brand-new or out-of-practice crocheters can confidently pick up their needles and create an open-weave poncho with sleeves and cuffs, a... more...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2020 01:32:02 GMT
The It Factor: Be the One People Like, Listen to, and Remember (by Mark Wiskup) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-it-factor-be-the-one-people-like-listen-to-and-remember
Author(s): Mark Wiskup
Categories: Art > Fashion, Business & Economics > Business Etiquette, Business & Economics > Motivational, Business & Economics > Skills, Health & Fitness > General
Publisher: AMACOM
Publish date: 2007-06-28
ISBN-10: 0814474373
ISBN-13: 9780814474372
Language: English
Description: Some people have the ability to start a conversation and immediately draw people in, while others -- perhaps even those with more valuable things to say -- get pushed to the side, seemingly ignored. Unfortunately for those who don't have "It," this undeniable "It" factor is more than just an attractive quality, it's also a hallmark of success.A practical and entertaining guide that will help anyone supercharge their communication skills and consistently make a positive impression on others, The "It" Factor gives readers the tools -- and confidence -- they need to take charge of any conversation, meeting, or networking encounter. Readers will learn... more...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2020 03:32:02 GMT
Make Your Own Dress Patterns (by Adele P. Margolis) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/make-your-own-dress-patterns
Author(s): Adele P. Margolis
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publish date: 2006-10-06
ISBN-10: 0486452549
ISBN-13: 9780486452548
Language: English
Description: This profusely illustrated primer in pattern making is great for creating fashionable clothing as well as pretty necklines, pockets, and sleeves. Nationally acclaimed sewing expert Adele Margolis provides simple, step-by-step directions and more than 1,000 illustrations for making clothes for work, home, and play — everything from stylish skirts, dresses, and jackets to children's clothing.
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Sat, 05 Sep 2020 03:26:02 GMT
Knits for Men: 20 Sweaters, Vests, and Accessories (by Margaret Hubert) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/knits-for-men-20-sweaters-vests-and-accessories
Author(s): Margaret Hubert
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
Publish date: 2008-06-01
ISBN-10: 158923359X
ISBN-13: 9781589233591
Language: English
Description: Classic styles that men love to wearThe book presents twenty original knitting projects for men's sweaters and accessories. Included will be a variety of sweaters and vests and a few accessories, like hats, mittens, scarves and slippers.It will include classic masculine styles (Nordic, cables, ribs, stripes) made modern through color and yarn selection. The designs will be contemporary - sweaters and accessories that men will want to wear. The yarns will be classics-smooths and chunky yarns-for the most part in natural fibers like wool and cotton. The colors will be masculine-some grays, browns, blues, etc.-but reflect current designer trends.The... more...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2020 16:46:12 GMT
The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping: Insider Tips, Helpful Hints, Hip Shops (by Melody Fortier) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-little-guide-to-vintage-shopping-insider-tips-helpful-hints-hip-shops
Author(s): Melody Fortier
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles > Textiles & Costume, Art > Fashion, Health & Fitness > General, Reference > Encyclopedias
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publish date: 2009-08-01
ISBN-10: 1594744041
ISBN-13: 9781594744044
Language: English
Description: A Modern Guide to Vintage   Vintage clothing offers couture quality at a fraction of the price. But how can you spot a Dior original in a rack stuffed with Little Black Dresses? Vintage-clothing dealer Melody Fortier demystifies the entire process so you’ll know just what to look for, what to avoid, and what to pay. The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping shares insider tips for evaluating quality, selecting problem-free pieces, ensuring the perfect fit and silhouette, and caring for your unique finds. With this savvy guide tucked in your handbag, you’ll be ready to hit the streets. From fashion boutiques to flea markets, the hunt for... more...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2020 10:42:07 GMT
Dressed to Kill: British Naval Uniform, Masculinity and Contemporary Fashions, 1748-1857 (by Amy Miller) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dressed-to-kill-british-naval-uniform-masculinity-and-contemporary-fashions-1748-1857
Author(s): Amy Miller
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, History > Europe, History > Military, Technology & Engineering > Military Science
Publisher: National Maritime Museum
Publish date: 2007-07-10
ISBN-10: 0948065745
ISBN-13: 9780948065743
Language: English
Description: Coinciding with the "Sailor Chic" exhibition at the National Maritime Museum (NMM), this book explores naval identity, contemporary fashion, and masculinity in three essays and features newly commissioned art that fully illustrates the NMM’s uniform collection. Personal papers, diaries, fiction and other period artifacts combine with the images to demonstrate the significance of male fashion and uniform in forging a national, hierarchical, gendered identity in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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Tue, 19 May 2020 15:40:20 GMT
Luxury Fashion Branding: Trends, Tactics, Techniques (by Uche Okonkwo) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/luxury-fashion-branding-trends-tactics-techniques
Author(s): Uche Okonkwo
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, Business & Economics > Marketing
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2007-06-15
ISBN-10: 0230521673
ISBN-13: 9780230521674
Language: English
Description: "Luxury is a necessity that begins where necessity ends." These words, spoken by Gabrielle Coco Chanel in the early twentieth century, remain as true as ever in our current society. Luxury fashion has seeped into every sphere of our consumer society. It has become the norm to aspire towards attaining the delectable goods of brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Dior. This desire is further heightened by the fact that fashion has been made more available to the masses by brands like H&M and Zara who continuously offer luxury-style goods at lower prices. Also, globalization and technological and... more...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:52:07 GMT
Fashion Design Drawing Course (by Caroline Tatham) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fashion-design-drawing-course
Author(s): Caroline Tatham
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, Reference > General, Art > Drawing
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Publish date: 2003-10
ISBN-10: 0764124730
ISBN-13: 9780764124730
Language: English
Description: A superb reference book and an ideal instructional textbook for classroom use, this beautifully illustrated guide is organized into units that reflect required courses at leading design colleges. Twenty step-by-step exercises cover methods of finding inspiration, developing observation techniques, and creating fashion drawings in both color and black-and-white media. Separate sections are devoted to getting started and understanding figure proportions, planning and designing garments, and creating and assessing flat specification drawings. The book also features cross-references to its various art instruction techniques, a designer's glossary, and... more...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2020 13:42:04 GMT
Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers (by Julie Christine Cole, Sharon Czachor) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/professional-sewing-techniques-for-designers
Author(s): Julie Christine Cole, Sharon Czachor
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Fairchild Pubns
Publish date: 2008-10-01
ISBN-10: 1563675161
ISBN-13: 9781563675164
Language: English
Description: Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers is a modern, colorful, and up-to-date sewing guide that teaches fashion design students the construction skills they'll need to execute their original designs in a professional environment. Each chapter covers a particular theme such as seams, collars, and zippers and reflects the order of assembly of any garment, offering many insights into techniques appropriate to varying levels of proficiency. Based on their belief that it is impossible to have good designs without having accurate patternmaking and quality construction skills, Cole and Czachor hope to increase student's sewing skills, inspire their... more...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:32:02 GMT
Sensual Knits: Luxurious Yarns, Alluring Designs (by Yahaira Ferreira) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/sensual-knits-luxurious-yarns-alluring-designs
Author(s): Yahaira Ferreira
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Sterling/Hollan
Publish date: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 1402749201
ISBN-13: 9781402749209
Language: English
Description: Modern knitters are simply in love with luxury yarns—and the stylish items they can make from these opulent, irresistibly touchable materials. Sensual Knits feeds their hunger for fashionable projects made specifically with the finest merinos, alpacas, silks, cashmeres, and angoras. Beautiful models display the clothing, and every exquisitely photographed garment provides a stunning example of how classic can also be very sexy. A textured jacket features a nipped waist that hugs a woman’s curves, a bishop-sleeved sweater has a daringly plunging neckline, and there are camisoles, silky negligees, and evening dresses too.... more...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2019 15:56:12 GMT
The Fundamentals of Fashion Design (by Richard Sorger, Jenny Udale) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-fundamentals-of-fashion-design
Author(s): Richard Sorger, Jenny Udale
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion
Publisher: Ava Publishing
Publish date: 2006-11-15
ISBN-10: 2940373396
ISBN-13: 9782940373390
Language: English
Description: This book offers an introductory look at fashion design--with a sophisticated twist. Sections include Pattern Construction and Cutting, Fashion Movements, Textiles, Creative Thinking, and Selling Clothes. With exciting visuals and clear text, The Fundamentals of Fashion Design uses detailed diagrams, historical references, and innovative layout to challenge readers to consider the underlying principles of design.
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Mon, 09 Dec 2019 21:06:03 GMT
Quilted Bags & Purses (by Mary Jo Hiney) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/quilted-bags-and-purses
Author(s): Mary Jo Hiney
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Sterling/Chapelle
Publish date: 2008-03-04
ISBN-10: 140275390X
ISBN-13: 9781402753909
Language: English
Description: From large travel bags to small roll-style purses, these 20 patterns include all the carryall styles a quilter could desire, ranging from traditional to shabby chic, and retro to contemporary. Most important, each one showcases the exquisite workmanship and close attention to detail that are the hallmarks of designer and best-selling author Mary Jo Hiney. She offers instructions on how to make pockets, both inside and out; how to put in zippers; how to attach handles; and how to add liners and bindings for the perfect finish. Among the standouts: a brocade bag to hold knitting supplies, a 60’s-style piecework bucket bag, a clutch with traditional... more...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2019 07:06:03 GMT
Rowan Babies: Over 35 Knitting Designs for Babies and Children Up to Five Years (by Kim Hargreaves) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/rowan-babies-over-35-knitting-designs-for-babies-and-children-up-to-five-years
Author(s): Kim Hargreaves
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Rowan Yarns Ltd.
Publish date: 2003-07
ISBN-10: 1904485014
ISBN-13: 9781904485018
Language: English
Description: This soft back book contains over 30 designs for babies and children up to five years of age. There is a mix of designs for both summer and winter, including pretty summer cardigans in spots and stripes, a fringed poncho, motif embellished sweaters, and chunky jackets and coats in big wool. There is also a selection of accessories including a hat with floral decoration, scarves and nautical striped bootees. Yarns: 4 ply cotton, 4 ply soft, cotton glace, wool cotton, denim, kidsilk haze, all seasons cotton, cork and big wool.
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Sat, 16 Nov 2019 18:06:10 GMT
Needlework through History: An Encyclopedia (Handicrafts through World History) (by Catherine Amoroso Leslie) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/needlework-through-history-an-encyclopedia-handicrafts-through-world-history
Author(s): Catherine Amoroso Leslie
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General, Social Science > General, Art > Schools, Periods & Styles
Publisher: Greenwood
Publish date: 2007-04-30
ISBN-10: 0313335486
ISBN-13: 9780313335488
Language: English
Description: Needlework serves functional purposes, such as providing warmth, but has also communicated individual and social identity, spiritual beliefs, and aesthetic ideals throughout time and geography. Needlework traditions are often associated with rituals and celebrations of life events. Often-overlooked by historians, practicing needlework and creating needlework objects provides insights to the history of everyday life. Needlework techniques traveled with merchants and explorers, creating a legacy of cross-cultural exchange. Some techniques are virtually universal and others are limited to a small geographical area. Settlers brought traditions... more...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2019 16:02:05 GMT
Viva Poncho: Twenty Ponchos and Capelets to Knit (by Christina Stork, Leslie Barbazette) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/viva-poncho-twenty-ponchos-and-capelets-to-knit
Author(s): Christina Stork, Leslie Barbazette
Categories: Art > Fashion, Juvenile Nonfiction > General
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Publish date: 2005-04-08
ISBN-10: 1584794216
ISBN-13: 9781584794219
Language: English
Description: Whether worn as a beach cover-up or donned as an elegant evening wrap, ponchos are everywhere. Now, with "Viva Poncho", knitters can make the newest sartorial sensation their own. This fun, fresh book offers 20 poncho designs for every season and in every style, serapes, raglans, wraparounds, semicircles, rectangles, pullovers, capelets, and even a dog poncho. Patterns suitable for both beginners and experienced knitters are included, all accompanied by clear, easy-to-follow explanations. Simple to make and give as gifts (since sizing is easy), practical and stylish to wear, and suitable for all sorts of creative adaptations, ponchos are an ideal... more...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2019 01:56:09 GMT
Crochet Chic: 30 Scarves, Hats & Bags (by Francine Toukou) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/crochet-chic-30-scarves-hats-and-bags
Author(s): Francine Toukou
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Lark Books
Publish date: 2009-03-03
ISBN-10: 1600594778
ISBN-13: 9781600594779
Language: English
Description: Crocheting accessories can be a quick, simple, and rewarding way to enhance a wardrobe—and build needlework skills. Thanks to Francine Toukou, these sophisticated patterns have a distinctively urban edge, a sassy design aesthetic, and an imaginative use of color. Toukou promises that the techniques are so simple, even beginners can master them in little time. The biggest challenge will be deciding which one of these beautiful projects to do first.  
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Sat, 09 Nov 2019 13:42:05 GMT
Chic Knits for Stylish Babies: 65 Charming Patterns for the First Year (by Patricia Wagner) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/chic-knits-for-stylish-babies-65-charming-patterns-for-the-first-year
Author(s): Patricia Wagner
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Potter Craft
Publish date: 2007-06-12
ISBN-10: 0823099954
ISBN-13: 9780823099955
Language: English
Description: Turn any baby into a fashion plate with the cutest knitting patterns ever! Baby looking a little dowdy? Spruce up even the frumpiest babies with Chic Knits for Stylish Babies. With 65 adorable patterns for sweaters, pants, jumpers, overalls, vests, coats, jackets, scarves, booties, hats, and blankets, this book will soon make Junior the envy of the binky set. Three sections make it easy to choose a distinctive look for babies from birth to twelve months: Cross-Country Babies, with designs featuring the colors and motifs of British, Irish, and French folk traditions; Bright Babies, with patterns made up of bright, bold colors; and Very Wise... more...
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Wed, 06 Nov 2019 04:46:06 GMT
Fashioning Technology: A DIY Intro to Smart Crafting (Craft: Projects) (by Syuzi Pakhchyan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fashioning-technology-a-diy-intro-to-smart-crafting-craft-projects
Author(s): Syuzi Pakhchyan
Categories: Art > Fashion, Computers > General, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publish date: 2008-07-01
ISBN-10: 0596514379
ISBN-13: 9780596514372
Language: English
Description: Ready to take your craft projects to the next level? With "smart" materials, unorthodox assembly techniques, and the right tools, you can create accessories, housewares, and toys that light up, make sounds, or do even more. Fashioning Technology is an introductory DIY book that brings technology and crafts together in a fun and unique way. You get jargon-free primers and lots of how-to projects that will have you making -- and even wearing -- functional works of art. Written for a broad audience, this book demonstrates how to blend sewing and assembly techniques with traditional electronics... more...
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Fri, 01 Nov 2019 11:42:14 GMT
Handbags (POCKET COLLECTIBLES) (by Judith Miller) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/handbags-pocket-collectibles
Author(s): Judith Miller
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles > Reference, Antiques & Collectibles > Textiles & Costume, Art > Fashion, Reference > General
Publisher: DK ADULT
Publish date: 2006-04-17
ISBN-10: 0756619203
ISBN-13: 9780756619206
Language: English
Description: The perfect pocket guide to buying, valuing, and collecting, this new series by international antiques expert Judith Miller launches with Handbags, Metal Toys, Perfume Bottles, and Sixties Style. Each volume includes over 450 items, beautifully photographed-both iconic and novelty items.
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Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:26:04 GMT
It's a Wrap: Sewing Fabric Purses, Baskets, and Bowls (by Susan Breier) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/its-a-wrap-sewing-fabric-purses-baskets-and-bowls
Author(s): Susan Breier
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: That Patchwork Place
Publish date: 2006-08-01
ISBN-10: 156477662X
ISBN-13: 9781564776624
Language: English
Description: Wind, wrap, and sew fabric strips into fantastic containers. This guide provides instruction for four basic container styles to create round, oval, square, and other shapes that can be transformed into purses, baskets, and bowls in an endless variety of sizes, shapes and colors.
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Sun, 26 May 2019 19:52:02 GMT
Hot Knits: 30 Cool, Fun Designs to Knit and Wear (by Melissa Leapman, Joe VanDeHatert) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/hot-knits-30-cool-fun-designs-to-knit-and-wear
Author(s): Melissa Leapman, Joe VanDeHatert
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Potter Craft
Publish date: 2004-05-01
ISBN-10: 0823023389
ISBN-13: 9780823023387
Language: English
Description: Offering an ever-expanding market of youthful knitters 30 fresh and fashionable designs, this knitting guide will appeal to busy knitters at all skill levels. The quick-knit designs fit into modern wardrobes and hectic lifestyles, and include patterns that flatter all shapes and sizes. Illustrated with dramatic fashion photography, this collection includes tanks, pullovers, cardigans, tunics, hoodies, jackets, a tube top, and a dress. The designs feature fun details such as ruffles, leather lacing, and fringed borders, and are worked in a variety of exciting colors and textures as well as price points of yarn. Also provided are "hot tips"-specific... more...
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Sun, 26 May 2019 19:46:04 GMT
Cutting and Draping Special Occasion Clothes: Designs For Eveningwear and Partywear (by Dawn Cloake) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/cutting-and-draping-special-occasion-clothes-designs-for-eveningwear-and-partywear
Author(s): Dawn Cloake
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General, House & Home > Repair
Publisher: Batsford
Publish date: 2003-06-30
ISBN-10: 0713483326
ISBN-13: 9780713483321
Language: English
Description: Learn how to develop basic design blocks to create a wide range of garments, then mix and match the elements for something unique for that special occasion. Also includes tips on combining pattern-cutting with modeling techniques.
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Sun, 26 May 2019 19:42:12 GMT
Fabulous Felted Scarves: 20 Wearable Works of Art (by Chad Alice Hagen, Jorie Johnson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fabulous-felted-scarves-20-wearable-works-of-art
Author(s): Chad Alice Hagen, Jorie Johnson
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Lark Books
Publish date: 2007-11-01
ISBN-10: 1600590020
ISBN-13: 9781600590023
Language: English
Description: Felting is hotter than ever, and scarves are fabulous first projects for crafters to try. The simple process yields infinitely varied results, with rich colors, forms, and visual appeal. Created by two internationally-known designers, these 20 spectacular boas, wraps, shawls, and stoles are beautiful, wearable art. Ranging from understated elegance to simply outrageous, they come with easy-to-follow instructions, helpful how-to photos, and templates, when needed. An introduction covers all the basics, and the projects build a repertoire of skills as readers progress through the book. The standouts include a scarf with lacy... more...
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Sun, 26 May 2019 19:42:04 GMT
Felt Style: 35 Fashionable Accessories To Create and Wear (by Chrissie Day) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/felt-style-35-fashionable-accessories-to-create-and-wear
Author(s): Chrissie Day
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2007-04-29
ISBN-10: 1581808992
ISBN-13: 9781581808995
Language: English
Description: *Features 35 stylish accessories including bags, necklaces, bracelets, scarfs, slippers, and hats *Includes a full techniques section From a flirtatious flower evening bag to a subtly colored and textured stole, a colorful striped satchel to some striking contemporary jewelry, this book is full of felted accessories that will delight and inspire. The three methods of felting -- wet fiber felting, dry felting, and felted knitting -- are all covered with step-by-step techniques and each project has further steps showing you exactly how to make it.
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Sun, 26 May 2019 19:26:10 GMT
Weekend Knitting: 50 Unique Projects and Ideas (by Melanie Falick) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/weekend-knitting-50-unique-projects-and-ideas-1
Author(s): Melanie Falick
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: STC Craft/A Melanie Falick Book
Publish date: 2009-03-01
ISBN-10: 158479769X
ISBN-13: 9781584797692
Language: English
Description: When Weekend Knitting was first published in hardcover in 2003, a modern generation of knitters was just starting to discover this "hot new hobby." Since then, knitting has grown wildly popular and Melanie Falick’s book has gone on to become a knitting classic and a huge bestseller. Now available in paperback, Weekend Knitting brings together unique, innovative, and still-fresh projects for beginning and more-experienced knitters, many of which can be completed in a weekend or less. Every project is presented with clear instructions and in beautiful photographs that celebrate idyllic... more...
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Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:46:02 GMT
Miniature Food Masterclass: Materials and Techniques for Model-Makers (by Angie Scarr) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/miniature-food-masterclass-materials-and-techniques-for-model-makers
Author(s): Angie Scarr
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman
Publish date: 2009-08-04
ISBN-10: 1861085257
ISBN-13: 9781861085252
Language: English
Description: This exciting new collection from Angie Scarr takes miniaturists on a voyage of discovery and inspiration. In a master class packed full of ideas, techniques, and easy-to-follow images, Angie reveals the secrets of her amazingly intricate work and invites us to share her passion for miniature food. She discusses tools and materials, and demonstrates how to create liquid and translucent effects; do glazing, molding, and caning; and use gels and polymers. The mouth-watering and extraordinarily detailed miniatures include various fruits and vegetables, yummy looking cakes and tarts, squid, stuffed olives, and cut coconuts. 
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Sun, 10 Mar 2019 10:26:04 GMT
Underdressed (Compact) (by Elodie Piveteau) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/underdressed-compact
Author(s): Elodie Piveteau
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles > General, Art > Design, Art > Fashion, Art > Individual Artist, Photography > Subjects & Themes
Publisher: Fitway Publishing
Publish date: 2005-05-25
ISBN-10: 2752801505
ISBN-13: 9782752801500
Language: English
Description: Following a completely fictitious scenario that takes in the converted loft of an absent boyfriend, three curvaceous girls play erotic dressing and undressing games in chic, frilly, titillating lingerie. They have a great time; most of it spent wearing bare essentials only, which ensures they will be infallibly appealing...
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Mon, 04 Feb 2019 22:42:02 GMT
Crochet That Fits: Shaped Fashions Without Increases or Decreases (by Mary Jane Hall) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/crochet-that-fits-shaped-fashions-without-increases-or-decreases
Author(s): Mary Jane Hall
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Krause Publications
Publish date: 2008-11-10
ISBN-10: 0896896625
ISBN-13: 9780896896628
Language: English
Description: Say "goodbye" to crochet's stiff, boxy, hippie-child reputation and "hello" to Crochet that Fits—garments that fit your shape accessories that fit your style, and looks that fit right in with today's fashion trends! This book teaches an innovative, easy way to crochet fashions that are soft, shaped and drape able—from a little black dress that fits like a glove and a lacy baby-doll top, to cute and cozy slippers, ruffled shrugs and hobo bags. By using Mary Jane Hall's Graduated Stitch Method, along with the correct size hook and yarn, anyone can make flattering, form-fitted items! Different stitch heights do all the shaping for you, without the... more...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:36:06 GMT
Double Knits: Pairs of Patterns for Babies and Toddlers (by Zoe Mellor) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/double-knits-pairs-of-patterns-for-babies-and-toddlers
Author(s): Zoe Mellor
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
Publish date: 2000-10-01
ISBN-10: 1570761671
ISBN-13: 9781570761676
Language: English
Description: You don't have to be knitting for twins to fall in love with this book! Packed with adorable knits for babies and toddlers, each of the 20 basic designs is presented together with a simple variation. A captivating collection of clothing and accessories, from sweaters and jackets to hats, blankets, and booties.
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Sat, 26 Jan 2019 05:06:15 GMT
Metric Pattern Cutting (by Winifred Aldrich) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/metric-pattern-cutting
Author(s): Winifred Aldrich
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, House & Home > Repair, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publish date: 2004-08-27
ISBN-10: 1405102780
ISBN-13: 9781405102780
Language: English
Description: Since the first edition of Metric Pattern Cutting was published in 1975 to provide a straightforward introduction to flat pattern cutting, it has become the established textbook on the subject.The fourth edition continues to offer an introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting, with a range of good basic blocks and examples of their application to garments. The original blocks and many of the pattern adaptations have therefore been retained. However, the great expansion of casual wear, cut in jersey or stretch fabrics, has led to the growth of ‘flat cutting’ with no darting to create the shape and this edition devotes a whole... more...
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Tue, 08 Jan 2019 07:12:03 GMT
Soft + Simple Knits For Little Ones (by Heidi Boyd) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/soft-simple-knits-for-little-ones
Author(s): Heidi Boyd
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General, Children's Books > General
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2007-11-19
ISBN-10: 1581809654
ISBN-13: 9781581809657
Language: English
Description: Colorful Handknit Clothes and Toys for Babies, Tots and Kids This book is packed with tons of bright and cute handknits to make for the special little ones in your life, whether you're a beginner or an expert knitter. Best of all, every design is functional and touchable, guaranteed to get plenty of use and love. From a cozy stroller blanket with clever ties and a pocket for a small stuffed bear, to a cotton rollneck sweater with an intarsia giraffe, this book has something to make any wee one happy. Inside Soft + Simple Knits for Little Ones, you'll find: An... more...
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Mon, 24 Dec 2018 17:28:06 GMT
Closely Knit: Handmade Gifts For The Ones You Love (by Hannah Fettig) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/closely-knit-handmade-gifts-for-the-ones-you-love
Author(s): Hannah Fettig
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2008-03-05
ISBN-10: 1600610188
ISBN-13: 9781600610189
Language: English
Description: Knit the Perfect Gift for Every Occasion Closely Knit is filled with thoughtful knitted gifts to fit all the people you love: special handknits for mothers, daughters, sisters, the men in your life, precious wee ones and treasured friends. From luxurious scarves and totally wearable sweaters to cozy socks and even a quick-to-knit heart pin, there really is something for everyone on your list in this book. And there's a great range of big and small projects, each rated with a handy time guide so you can choose what to knit based on how much time you have. If you're really pressed for time, look... more...
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Tue, 20 Nov 2018 02:42:06 GMT
Wrapped in Comfort: Knitted Lace Shawls (by Alison Jeppson Hyde) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/wrapped-in-comfort-knitted-lace-shawls
Author(s): Alison Jeppson Hyde
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: That Patchwork Place
Publish date: 2007-06-11
ISBN-10: 1564777510
ISBN-13: 9781564777515
Language: English
Description: Create these romantic shawls and scarves with luxury fibers, and then wrap yourself up in the inspiring stories behind each design.Gorgeous, lacy projects will provide the comfort, while real-life tales will heal the heart.You can: create 14 beautiful shawls in half-circle or full-circle shapes, plus four scarves; break free from fitting hassles with simple instructions for Large and Small sizes, as well as one-size-fits-all projects; and, choose from leaves, clovers, flowers, and other classic lace motifs.
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Thu, 01 Nov 2018 05:12:04 GMT
True Confessions of Nude Photography: A step-by-step guide to recruiting beautiful models, lighting, photographing nudes, post-processing images, and maybe even getting paid to do it. (by A. K. Nicholas) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/true-confessions-of-nude-photography-a-step-by-step-guide-to-recruiting-beautiful-models-lighting-photographing-nudes-post-processing-images-and
Author(s): A. K. Nicholas
Categories: Art > Fashion, Photography > Subjects & Themes
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish date: 2010-04-06
ISBN-10: 1452808686
ISBN-13: 9781452808680
Language: English
Description: There is a newer edition of this book. Please visit the link for the available new edition. ...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:58:42 GMT
Posing Techniques for Photographing Model Portfolios (by Billy Pegram) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/posing-techniques-for-photographing-model-portfolios
Author(s): Billy Pegram
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, Photography > Reference, Photography > Subjects & Themes
Publisher: Amherst Media, Inc.
Publish date: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 1584282207
ISBN-13: 9781584282204
Language: English
Description: With detailed discussions and eye-catching, dynamic images, this guidebook shows professional photographers how to masterfully create beautiful images of a model to achieve any creative objective. Instructions illustrate basic poses as well as a host of subtle variations to provide photographers with an endless array of looks for editorial fashion shots, athletics, glamour or nude photography, and shots designed to show curves, reveal personality, or showcase the hands, hair, or legs. This comprehensive resource also provides expert advice on conducting a successful session, how to work with the model, how to work with a support staff of image... more...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:52:22 GMT
Engineering Apparel Fabrics and Garments (Woodhead Publishing Textiles) (by J Fan, L. Hunter) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/engineering-apparel-fabrics-and-garments-woodhead-publishing-textiles
Author(s): J Fan, L. Hunter
Categories: Art > Fashion, Reference > General, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2009-07-08
ISBN-10: 1439809720
ISBN-13: 9781439809723
Language: English
Description: As consumer demands increase and global competition intensifies, the industry must find ways of engineering certain performance requirements into textiles and apparel. Written by two highly distinguished authors, this book reviews how fabrics and garments can be engineered to meet technical performance and other characteristics required for the specific end-use. The authors cover fabric and garment handling and making-up performance, and wear appearance issues such as wrinkling, pilling, and bagging. They also discuss fabric and garment drape, durability related issues, physiological and psychological comfort, fire retardancy, waterproofing,... more...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2018 20:32:02 GMT
Knitting New Mittens and Gloves: Warm and Adorn Your Hands in 28 Innovative Ways (by Robin Melanson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/knitting-new-mittens-and-gloves-warm-and-adorn-your-hands-in-28-innovative-ways
Author(s): Robin Melanson
Categories: Art > Fashion, Juvenile Nonfiction > General
Publisher: STC Craft/A Melanie Falick Book
Publish date: 2008-02-01
ISBN-10: 1584796669
ISBN-13: 9781584796664
Language: English
Description: Growing up in Cape Breton, on Canada’s Atlantic coast, knitwear designer Robin Melanson learned early on the importance of gloves and mittens in a harsh winter climate. Now this self-described “mitten and glove aficionado” shares her enthusiasm for these ordinary items by presenting 28 extraordinary ways to make them for year-round style. Featuring gloves, mittens, arm warmers, mitts, and fingerless gloves, this is the second book in a new SCT Craft series that introduces innovative approaches to creating popular knitted items. Knitting New Mittens and Gloves combines traditional and untraditional techniques—as well... more...
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Thu, 06 Sep 2018 04:16:07 GMT
101 Fabulous Fat-Quarter Bags with M'Lis: 10 Projects for Totes & Purses Ideas for Embellishments, Trim, Embroidery & Beads Stylish Finishes-Handles & Closures (by M'Liss Rae Hawley) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/101-fabulous-fat-quarter-bags-with-mlis-10-projects-for-totes-and-purses-ideas-for-embellishments-trim-embroidery-and-beads-stylish-finishes-handles
Author(s): M'Liss Rae Hawley
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Publish date: 2008-11-01
ISBN-10: 1571205586
ISBN-13: 9781571205582
Language: English
Description: Make yourself a brand new bag! Stylish bags for every season and occasion. 10 projects, huge idea gallery.
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Mon, 23 Jul 2018 05:42:02 GMT
Couture Culture: A Study in Modern Art and Fashion (by Nancy J. Troy) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/couture-culture-a-study-in-modern-art-and-fashion
Author(s): Nancy J. Troy
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, Art > Schools, Periods & Styles
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publish date: 2002-11-01
ISBN-10: 0262201402
ISBN-13: 9780262201407
Language: English
Description: In Couture Culture, Nancy Troy offers a new model of how art and fashion were linked in the early twentieth century. Focusing on a leader of the French fashion industry, Paul Poiret, Troy uncovers a logic of fashion based on the tension between originality and reproduction that bears directly on art historical issues of the period. This tension lies at the heart of haute couture, which, although designed for the wealthy, was also intended to be adapted for sale in department stores and other clothing outlets that catered to a broader consumer market. Troy examines the relationships between elite and popular culture, the professional theater and the... more...
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Thu, 05 Jul 2018 19:02:02 GMT
Simply Socks: 45 Traditional Turkish Patterns to Knit (by Anna Zilboorg) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/simply-socks-45-traditional-turkish-patterns-to-knit
Author(s): Anna Zilboorg
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Lark Books
Publish date: 2001-06-30
ISBN-10: 1887374590
ISBN-13: 9781887374590
Language: English
Description: “Nowhere else will you see this many Turkish socks in their great mad colors. The combination of clear geometric patterns with riotous color choices is wonderful....The color pictures are great...the charts are big, clear, and good.”—Knitter’s Magazine. “Full of gorgeous color photos....The pages of history and cultural influence are the most intriguing part of the book....The patterns are a challenge—distinctive, and utterly beautiful.”—Small Press.
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Thu, 05 Jul 2018 13:58:05 GMT
Fashion Cultures: Theories, Explorations and Analysis (by Pamela Church Gibson, Stella Bruzzi) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fashion-cultures-theories-explorations-and-analysis
Author(s): Pamela Church Gibson, Stella Bruzzi
Categories: Art > Fashion, Business & Economics > General, Social Science > Anthropology, Social Science > Media Studies
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2001-01-31
ISBN-10: 0415206863
ISBN-13: 9780415206860
Language: English
Description: From the catwalk to the shopping mall, from the big screen to the art museum, fashion plays an increasingly central role in contemporary culture. Fashion Cultures investigates why we are so fascinated by fashion and the associated spheres of photography, magazines and television, and shopping. Fashion Cultures: * re-addresses the fashionable image, considering the work of designers from Paul Smith to Alexander McQueen and Hussein Chalayan * investigates the radicalism of fashion photography, from William Klein to Corinne Day * considers fashion for the 'unfashionable body' (the old and the big), football and fashion, and geographies of style *... more...
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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:02:21 GMT
Couture Sewing Techniques (by Claire Shaeffer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/couture-sewing-techniques
Author(s): Claire Shaeffer
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General, House & Home > Repair
Publisher: Taunton Press
Publish date: 2001-01-31
ISBN-10: 1561584975
ISBN-13: 9781561584970
Language: English
Description: Sewers who have ever longed to create clothing with the distinctive look of haute couture will love this book. They'll learn the finer points of hand sewing, shaping, and finishing for a high-end, professional look. This book is for all sewing enthusiasts who appreciate fine workmanship.
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Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:56:12 GMT
Clothing through American History: The Civil War through the Gilded Age, 1861-1899 (by Anita Stamper, Jill Condra) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/clothing-through-american-history-the-civil-war-through-the-gilded-age-1861-1899
Author(s): Anita Stamper, Jill Condra
Categories: Art > Design, Art > Fashion, History > United States, Social Science > Anthropology
Publisher: Greenwood
Publish date: 2010-12-17
ISBN-10: 0313335516
ISBN-13: 9780313335518
Language: English
Description: In Clothing through American History: The Civil War through the Gilded Age, 1861-1899, authors Anita Stamper and Jill Condra provide information on fabrics, materials, and manufacturing; a discussion of daily life and dress; and the types of clothes worn by men, women, and children of all levels of society. The volume features numerous illustrations, helpful timelines, resource guides recommending Web sites, videos, and print publications, and extensive glossaries.Among the many topics discussed include:. The hours that middle class women of the nineteenth century spent making clothes for themselves and their families. The plain, rough clothes... more...
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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:26:04 GMT
Feltmaking: Techniques and Projects (by Inge Evers) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/feltmaking-techniques-and-projects
Author(s): Inge Evers
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Lark Books
Publish date: 1990-10
ISBN-10: 0937274348
ISBN-13: 9780937274347
Language: English
Description: All it takes to make felt is compressed wool, moist heat, and rubbing -- but the results can be spectacular. Even a novice can make beautiful, warm felt clothing, hats, sturdy boots and slippers, rugs, decorative items for the home, and delightful felt toys and dolls for children.
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Wed, 16 May 2018 05:22:07 GMT
Colorful Machine Knitting Patterns (by Barbara Devany) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/colorful-machine-knitting-patterns
Author(s): Barbara Devany
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Publish date: 1991-08
ISBN-10: 0806984643
ISBN-13: 9780806984643
Language: English
Description: All the color your knitting machine can produce is within your reach in this truly packed-with-color collection of imaginative designs, patterns and electronic charts. Browse through the incredible range of symbols, borders and designs. Discover an impressive array of holiday and seasonal ideas, plus sports, hobbies, birth signs, animals, flowers - even some appealing abstract and optic images. For still more venturesome projects, don't miss the ones that employ irresistible fairisle, motif and intarsia techniques. Whatever the occasion, whatever the garment you want to make, if it can be made on a knitting machine, the perfect solution awaits you... more...
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Thu, 10 May 2018 17:12:01 GMT
Get Your Crochet On! Hip Hats & Cool Caps (by Afya Ibomu) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/get-your-crochet-on-hip-hats-and-cool-caps
Author(s): Afya Ibomu
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: Taunton Press
Publish date: 2006-11-01
ISBN-10: 1561588504
ISBN-13: 9781561588503
Language: English
Description: Celebrities such as Erykah Badu, Dennis Rodman, Common, and Lauryn Hill are huge fans of Afya Ibomu's colorful hats and caps. In "GET YOUR CROCHET ON!: Hip Hats"" and Cool" "Caps," Afya presents 20 step-by-step patterns of her most popular designs for women, men, and children. Chock-full of designs that are simple enough for a beginner but stylish enough for the most seasoned crochet artist, "GET YOUR CROCHET ON! "speaks to the crocheter in all of us and includes instructions for everything from choosing the right hooks and yarn to washing and caring for the finished piece.
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Sun, 04 Mar 2018 09:56:04 GMT
Glam Knits: 25 Designs For Luxe Yarns (by Stefanie Japel) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/glam-knits-25-designs-for-luxe-yarns
Author(s): Stefanie Japel
Categories: Art > Fashion, Crafts & Hobbies > General
Publisher: North Light Books
Publish date: 2008-10-29
ISBN-10: 1600610358
ISBN-13: 9781600610356
Language: English
Description: Chic Knits for Day and NightWhen you see glamour, you know it. Whether it's a woman's perfectly tailored clothing, her expertly chosen accessories, or just something about the way she carries herself, true glam is unmistakable. Glam Knits showcases 26 totally glam designs, all knit with decadent luxe yarns. Whether you choose to knit a sinfully soft cashmere cardigan, a sparkling silk cami or an eye-catching metallic dress, you'll be the walking definition of glamour when you wear your finished creation. And don't forget to knit that special finishing touch. The Glam Knits collection is rounded out with stylish accent pieces like a lacy scarf and a... more...
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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:02:07 GMT
Disrobed: How Clothing Predicts Economic Cycles, Saves Lives, and Determines the Future (by Syl Tang) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/disrobed-how-clothing-predicts-economic-cycles-saves-lives-and-determines-the-future
Author(s): Syl Tang
Categories: Art > Fashion, Business & Economics > Economic History, Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > International, Business & Economics > Personal Finance
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publish date: 2017-09-28
ISBN-10: 1442270993
ISBN-13: 9781442270992
Language: English
Description: We may not often think of our clothes as having a function beyond covering our naked bodies and keeping us a little safer from the elements. But to discount the enormous influence of clothing on anything from economic cycles to the future of water scarcity is to ignore the greater meaning of the garments we put on our backs. Disrobed vividly considers the role that clothing plays in everything from natural disasters to climate change to terrorism to geopolitics to agribusiness. Chapter by chapter, Tang takes the reader on an unusual journey, telling stories and asking questions that most consumers have never considered about their clothing. Why do... more...
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Sun, 24 Dec 2017 17:46:02 GMT
Bus Stop and the Influence of the 70s on Fashion Today (by Lee Bender) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/bus-stop-and-the-influence-of-the-70s-on-fashion-today
Author(s): Lee Bender
Categories: Art > Fashion
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Publish date: 2010-04-01
ISBN-10: 140811142X
ISBN-13: 9781408111420
Language: English
Description: A look at the iconic 1970s fashion chain and the influence the designs of the 1970s have on fashion today. Bus Stop was one of the key fashion stores of the 1970s. In this book, Lee Bender, the founder of Bus Stop, looks at how the shops and their distinctive fashion designs developed and how fashion today is influenced by this era of design. The result is a book that will appeal not only to people interested in the fashions of the 1970s, but also to current students interested in developing their own lines and working with vintage designs.
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Sun, 24 Dec 2017 04:14:06 GMT