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Sew in Style - Make Your Own Doll Clothes: 22 Projects for 18" Dolls Build Your Sewing Skills
Erin Hentzel

C&T Publishing / FunStitch Studio, 2014

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 skills ...


Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.: A Memoir
Viv Albertine

Thomas Dunne Books, 2014

Shortlisted for the UK National Book Award in the Popular Nonfiction Book category Viv Albertine is a pioneer. As lead guitarist and songwriter for the seminal band The Slits, she influenced a future generation of artists including Kurt Cobain and Carrie Brownstein. She formed a band with Sid Vicious and was there the night he met Nancy Spungeon. She tempted Johnny Thunders…toured America with the Clash…dated Mick Jones…and inspired the ...


Pattern Making for Kids' Clothes: All You Need to Know About Designing, Adapting, and Customizing Sewing ...
Carla Hegeman Crim

Barron's Educational Series, 2014

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 ...


Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life: Because You Can't Go Naked
George Brescia

Gallery Books, 2014

Open the door to harmonious, powerful, and positive dressing with a guide that’s like The Secret— for your wardrobe. In this groundbreaking how-to book, style expert George Brescia shows you how to transform yourself from the inside out. More than a style guide, this revolutionary book by a seasoned stylist teaches a method of conscious dressing that begins with a powerful internal change. Instead of just grabbing for whatever’s on hand, ...


Women in Clothes
Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, ...

Blue Rider Press, 2014

Women in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities—famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old—on 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 ...


Clothes and the Man: The Principles of Fine Men's Dress
Alan Flusser

Villard Books, 1985

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 ...


Clothes (Talk-about-Books)
Debbie Bailey

Annick Press, 1991

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 ...


The Emperor's New Clothes
Hans Christian Andersen

HMH Books for Young Readers, 2004

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 clothes—or lack of them—are 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 ...


Clothes in Many Cultures (Life Around the World)
Heather Adamson

Capstone Press, 2009

Get ready to see what people are wearing all over the world. How are their clothes like yours? How are they different?


In Clothes Called Fat
Moyoco Anno

Vertical, 2014

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 ...


The MD Emperor Has No Clothes: Everybody Is Sick and I Know Why
ND, Peter Glidden BS

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

"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 - ...


The Priest with Dirty Clothes
R.C. Sproul

Reformation Trust Publishing, 2011

In this new edition of his classic story, The Priest with Dirty Clothes, Dr. R.C. Sproul continues his project of illustrating theological concepts for children. In this book, he teaches the concept of imputation, which lies at the heart of the important biblical doctrine of justification. Using the story of Joshua the high priest (Zechariah 3:1 5) as his jumping-off point, Dr. Sproul weaves a classic tale about a young priest who is invited to ...


You Are What You Wear: What Your Clothes Reveal About You
Jennifer Baumgartner

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2012

Most every woman has found herself with a closet full of too many clothes or surrounded by brand-new items that somehow never get worn. Instead she gets stuck wearing the same few familiar pieces from a wardrobe that just doesn’t feel “right.” Dr. Jennifer Baumgartner argues that all those things are actually manifestations of deeper life issues. What if you could understand your appearance as a representation of your inner unresolved ...


My Clothes/ Mi Ropa
Rebecca Emberley

LB Kids, 2002

Socks, shoes, pants, shirts--all types of clothes appear in bright, bold pictures in this Spanish/English board book that helps the youngest of readers learn simple words in another language. Full-color illustrations. 10 spreads.


Design-It-Yourself Clothes: Patternmaking Simplified
Cal Patch

Potter Craft, 2009

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 Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It
Anat Admati, Martin Hellwig

Princeton University Press, 2014

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 ...


Clothes for a Summer Hotel - Acting Edition
Tennessee Williams

Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 1981

A haunting poetic memory play about the tortured final days of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. The play begins outside the North Carolina asylum where Zelda Fitzgerald is receiving treatment for her mental disorder. Visiting her is her husband Scott, now reduced to hack writing in Hollywood and trying desperately to control his drinking. Their meeting is deeply disturbing, and Scott realizes that Zelda will never recover, the action shifts to a ...


Sew Classic Clothes for Girls: 20 Girls' Dresses, Outfits and Accessories from the Cottage Mama
Lindsay Wilkes

KP Craft, 2013

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. ...


Clothes In Colonial America (Welcome Books: Colonial America)
National Geographic Learning National Geographic Learning

National Geographic School Pub, 2012

Clothes in Colonial America (PB)


The Swaddling Clothes

Helping Hands Press, 2013

Through the ages, many stories have been told about Mary, Joseph and the birth of the Messiah. Stories of shepherds and sheep, kings, angels, and stables. But there is one story that has never been told. One story that has remained hidden in the fabric of time. The story of The Swaddling Clothes. Mentioned not once, but several times in the Scriptural text, what is the significance of these special cloths? And how did they make their way into a ...



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