A practical and inspirational book for dressmakers, quilters and embroiderers who have long coveted the style of Japanese clothes, in particular the kimono. Expert dressmaker and quilter Jenni Dobson takes you through the techniques for making Japanese clothes with simple step-by-step processes, but goes further, covering details on Japanese design and the various techniques for embellishing Japanese clothes. Colourfully illustrated with images of finished garments as well as practical diagrams and patterns for dressmaking, the author has deliberately made all the garments accessible even for those with limited experience of dressmaking, but there are plenty of ideas to inspire those more accomplished readers.
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Descrizione libro B.T. Batsford, Ltd., London, 2004. Cloth. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. 1st Edition. Quarto, (9" X 11.5"), black cloth covered boards with silver spine titles. 128 pp. including index, list of suppliers and bibliography. Very generously illustrated throughout with full color photographs of the primary items of traditional Japanese dress, (including detail photographs), along with black and whtie line drawings, diagrams and a 25 page section in rear with cutting patterns for each garment discussed in the book. Not only Kimono are covered, but also Mompe, Hanten, Hippari, Jimbei, Sashiko and Western style waistcoats, including items for children. The author treats the history and principles of Japanese clothing design, along with decorative techniques such as applique, painting, decorative stitching etc. A notably clear, concise and comprehensive treatment and guide to making Jpaanese clothing. A beautiful collector's volume. Fresh cloth, birght, unmarked and unblemished interior in a crisp, sharp, glossy, unclipped dust jacket and with not remainder marks. BRAND NEW BOOK. Flawless. Codice libro della libreria 10195
Descrizione libro Batsford, 2004. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The flowing silks and delicate colours of the traditional kimono provide one of the most enduring images of Japan in contemporary society. Long regarded as an art form in itself, the simple yet classic design produces beautiful garments that are elegant and timeless. Expert dressmaker and quilter Jenni Dobson translates genuine Japanese garments and traditional techniques into easy-to-follow instructions for dressmakers, quilters and embroiderers. Simple patterns and step-by-step assembly instructions guide the beginner through the basic patterns, making this delicate art accessible to even those who are new to textiles. Notes on design, use of colour, fabric choices and decorative techniques will delight more accomplished readers, providing a creative and inspirational platform from which to launch new ideas and designs. Covering all aspects of making and embellishing kimono, the book also features other traditional garments such as hanten (a long, coat-like garment), haori (a stylish three-quarter-length jacket) and mompe (tapered trousers). This practical and comprehensive guide provides ample opportunity for adaptation and experimentation, producing stunning finished pieces that can be used for casual wear, evening wear or in keeping with traditional Japanese costume. Book jacket. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0713489030
Descrizione libro Batsford, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0713489030
Descrizione libro Batsford. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0713489030 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW4.0360151
Descrizione libro Batsford, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110713489030
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97807134890331.0