books about: clothes
The Clothes They Stood Up In and The Lady in the Van (Today Show Book Club #5)
Random House Trade Paperbacks
From Alan Bennett, the author of The Madness of King George , come two stories about the strange nature of possessions...or the lack of them. In the nationally bestselling novel The Clothes They Stood Up In , the staid Ransomes return from the opera to find their Regent’s Park flat stripped bare--right down to the toilet-paper roll. Free of all their earthly belongings, the couple faces a perplexing question: Who are they without the things ...
Bold & Beautiful Easy-Sew Clothes: 15 Unstructured Designs That Fit and Flatter Every Shape, and Are Simple ...
St Martins Pr
MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS-St. Martin's Books: Bold & Beautiful Easy-Sew Clothes. Fifteen unstructured designs that fit and flatter every shape; and are simple to make. Each piece has been designed with flowing elegant lines that skim the body to create a bold; dramatic and very flattering silhouette. These beautiful clothes are as easy to make as they are to wear; just print out the pattern in your size from the CD (included with the book) and follow ...
Clothes and the Man: The Principles of Fine Men's Dress
From the front flap: "Coty Award winner Alan Flusser is convinced that any man can learn how to dress with style and good taste - all that is needed is the proper education. In 'Clothes and the Man', Flusser sets out - through the use of detailed illustrations, both black and white and full-color photographs, and a comprehensive text - the basic principles involved in fine men's dress. According to Flusser, American men all too often confuse ...
The Emperor's New Clothes
Hans Christian Andersen
HMH Books for Young Readers
Illustrated by the beloved creator of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, The Little House, and Katy and the Big Snow, here is a delightful version of the tale that boys and girls have loved for centuries. The Emperor himself, his court, and his clothesor lack of themare ridiculous as only the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen can make them. Fifty-five years ago, Virginia Lee Burton added to this tale of fun her own ...
The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It
Princeton University Press
The past few years have shown that risks in banking can impose significant costs on the economy. Many claim, however, that a safer banking system would require sacrificing lending and economic growth. The Bankers' New Clothes examines this claim and the narratives used by bankers, politicians, and regulators to rationalize the lack of reform, exposing them as invalid. Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig argue that we can have a safer and healthier ...
Women in Clothes
Blue Rider Press
Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalitiesfamous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, oldon the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives. It began with a survey. The editors composed a list of more than fifty questions designed to prompt women to think more deeply about their personal ...
In Clothes Called Fat
From the pen of Moyoco Anno comes a stunning tale of self-image and self-loathing. In Clothes Called Fat details the lives of young women earnestly revealing the struggles women may have with their bodies and sexuality. Noko appears to be living a great life, she's got a good job and a loving boyfriend, but beneath a thin veneer is a young woman who is struggling with her self-image and self-confidence as she fights to keep ...
Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from the Cottage Mama
Special clothes for special girls! Delight in the details of these 20+ girlish garment patterns from Lindsay Wilkes, creator of The Cottage Mama patterns and blog. Featuring a classic, vintage-inspired aesthetic, you'll love stitching up an entire girl's wardrobe that's more than just dresses. Mix and match pieces to discover new looks, make complete outfits, and create a year's worth of customized, personal garments for your own little gal. ...
Talk-About-Books feature a simple text and engaging photographs intended to encourage discussion and the development of literacy. Each book is illustrated with realistic and comforting photographs. Children from various familial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds experience friends and pets in their many wonderful incarnations. The simple text and engaging photos invite and encourage discussion between adult and child as they have fun exploring ...
Design Academy: 12 Layers Of Professional Doll Clothes Design
Mrs Cinnamon Miles
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Liberty Jane Clothing Design Academy teaches Cinnamon Miles' 12 Layers Of Design. Her signature style has changed the American doll marketplace and in the Design Academy book she reveals how she constructs her intricate outfits. This book is not about pattern making - it's about the elements of effective doll clothing design. Simple enough for elementary school kids, but meaningful enough for industry professionals - the Design Academy has ...
Details Men's Style Manual: The Ultimate Guide for Making Your Clothes Work for You
Editors of Details magazine
At last?a sophisticated wardrobe guide for men from a respected authority, Details magazine, offering head-to-toe advice for choosing the right look, the right fit, and the right style for every situation, from boardroom pitches to casual Saturday nights. Each month, Details magazine keeps hundreds of thousands of men up-to-date on the most current trends and tips for looking sharp. Now the editors of these award-winning pages give every ...
Dressmaking: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Making your Own Clothes
Perfect for anyone interested in sewing — whether it's updating an old top or creating an A-line skirt from scratch — Dressmaking covers everything one needs to know to make, alter, and customize clothes. Sewers will discover what supplies to buy and how to use them, the best fabrics to choose based on drape and weave, how to understand patterns and alter them, and the essential general techniques to master — plus patterns and detailed ...
Design-It-Yourself Clothes: Patternmaking Simplified
If you’ve ever watched Project Runway and wished you were a contestant, or you’re simply ready to take your sewing to a new level, Design-It-Yourself Clothes teaches you the fundamentals of modern patternmaking so that you, too, can create your own inspired clothing. Until now, the aspiring DIY fashionista has been hard-pressed to find self-teaching tools other than dry textbooks or books with outdated looks. Finally, in ...
The MD Emperor Has No Clothes: Everybody Is Sick and I Know Why
ND, Peter Glidden BS
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"Dr. Glidden is one of the very few to realize the sobering truths that MD directed medicine consistently fails to cure disease, and that it causes massive amounts of harm in the process. Furthermore, he understands that people around the world who continue to hold onto their cultural home remedies live longer and healthier than those that buy into modern medical methods! In America, Hispanics outlive whites by 2.5 years and blacks by 8 years - ...
Clothes in Many Cultures (Life Around the World)
Get ready to see what people are wearing all over the world. How are their clothes like yours? How are they different?
Pattern Making for Kids' Clothes: All You Need to Know About Designing, Adapting, and Customizing Sewing ...
Carla Hegeman Crim
Barron's Educational Series
Sure, there is plenty of affordable children's clothing to be found at retailers today, but the quality of those mass-produced garments can be questionable. Finding durable, well-made kids clothing can be expensive, especially when the kids are growing like weeds! No wonder more and more parents are opting to dress their children in high-quality, original pieces they've made themselves. For those looking to get started sewing their own kid's ...
Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.
The Clothes Line: The Amish of Ephrata: An Amish Novella on Morality
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Priscilla Smucker finds herself settling into married life with Stephen on their farm. Life is full of joy and happiness until she learns that Susie Byler is back at her bullying, this time targeting her friend Sylvia and sending her letters. When faced with a chance to expose Susie, will Priscilla be able to continue the Amish practice of forgiveness or has Susie gone too far? This Amish novella is a perfect read for young adults and adult ...
Sew in Style - Make Your Own Doll Clothes: 22 Projects for 18" Dolls Build Your Sewing Skills
C&T Publishing / FunStitch Studio
Get your amateur designer or stylist sewing with Sew in Style—Make Your Own Doll Clothes , a how-to manual for kids who want to create one-of-a-kind looks for their 18” dolls. Twenty-two trendy clothing and accessory projects—from yoga pants to skinny jeans to a messenger bag—encourage kids to mix and match to design their own unique outfits. Lessons on sewing basics, step-by-step photos, full-size patterns, and projects for all ...
The Clothes Have No Emperor: A Chronicle of the American '80s
A scathingly funny scrapbook of the eighties--loaded with hundreds of outrageous quotes, astounding photographs, bizarre facts, and implausible events.
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