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BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern: Mastering Iconic Looks from the 1920s to 1980s [With Pattern(s)]

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BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern

Mastering Iconic Looks from the 1920s to 1980s [With Pattern(s)]

By Nora Abousteit, Burdastyle, David Leon Morgan

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Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
Other Information: Illustrated; Includes Pattern(S)
Published In: United States, 01 December 2012
Dior s New Look silhouette. Jackie Kennedy s sheath dress. Madonna s bustier. Fashion trends come and go, but certain iconic styles never fade. Make them for yourself with BurdaStyle s new guide to sewing fashion through the decades. Five adaptable master patterns for tops, dresses, and pants are transformed into nineteen unique projects for both women and men that draw inspiration from key fashion moments. These influential looks from the Roaring Twenties to the Awesome Eighties are all modernized and reinterpreted for today s sewing enthusiasts. urdaStyle, the world s largest online community of people who sew, is synonymous with stylish sewing and high-quality patterns. In this follow-up to The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook, they provide step-by-step instructions and techniques for customizing the enclosed master patterns into new design variations, all perfectly fitted for you. You ll also get a taste of fashion history the essential designers, signature trends, and style icons from each era to help you channel your inner Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, or Yves Saint Laurent. i>BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern combines the best of fashion from the pas

About the Author

Nora Abousteit is the cofounder of, the world s largest online community of sewing enthusiasts, and the founder of, a new fashion-forward crafting community where you can find projects and buy supplies. B> amie Lau is BurdaStyle s editorial and e-commerce manager. A self-taught seamstress, she now designs for her eponymous fashion label and teaches sewing courses in New York City, where she resides.


-A growing number of nostalgic hobbyists lately seek to revive the magic and glamour of other eras, stitching together their frocks to create looks not found on the rack. Guiding this trend are Nora Abousteit, a founder of, and Jamie Lau...Following their lead, anyone with a Singer and nimble fingers can whip up a homage to Garbo, like a delicate 1930s-style day dress.- --The New York Times -As I flipped through the pages, I found item after item just begging to be added to my wardrobe...this book is definitely going to keep me sewing--and stylish--for a long time to come!- --Haley Pierson-Cox, Craftzine -This book makes you feel like the possibilities for a single pattern are endless.- --Sew Well

EAN: 9780307586759
ISBN: 0307586758
Publisher: Potter Craft
Dimensions: 23.9 x 23.95 x 2.34 centimetres (1.04 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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