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Sew Iconic How to Make 10 Classic Hollywood Dresses by Liz Gregory

Sew Iconic How to Make 10 Classic Hollywood Dresses

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Sew Iconic How to Make 10 Classic Hollywood Dresses by Liz Gregory

Sew Iconic: How to Make 10 Classic Hollywood Dresses is a stylish guide to sewing the show-stopping outfits you've always wanted. Whether you saw it worn by Grace Kelly or Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe or Keira Knightley, now you can recreate that fabulous gown and fit it perfectly to your body type and size. Easy-to-follow steps and clear instructions demystify dressmaking for even the novice seamstress. Get ready to make the dress of your Hollywood dreams!


Genius ... A veritable Aladdin's cave of dressmaker tips. * * If you love films, glamour and making gorgeous dresses, this is the book for you ... If you're looking for something a bit different to make, this book should appeal. * Sewing World * A must have for any film fan or dress enthusiast. * Vintage Life * Innovative ... [Includes] a pattern for each garment featured, in addition to full colour photographs, concisely written instructions, also context notes and a mini-biography of the costume designer in question. * Clothes on Film * A lovely book of dresses ... a great inspirational volume for any sewist's library - the patterns are a good basis for a through-the-decades sewing wardrobe, and the well-researched background information on the dresses and their designers is really interesting. * Queens of Vintage * Beautifully put together ... the book has obviously been created with a lot of love and thought. The photographs are great and the instructions are very easy to understand ... [a] well thought out approach which lifts this from being merely a fancy dress reference book to something quite inspiring. * Betty Bee Vintage *

About the Author

Liz Gregory is a costume designer, dressmaker and photographer, based in Rugby, England. During her many years of costume-making experience, she has created hundreds of stylish and glamorous dresses for women.

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Publication date

1st May 2012


Liz Gregory

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A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC


192 pages


Needlework & fabric crafts
Fashion & textiles: design



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