Making Vintage 1940s Clothes for Women by Sarah Magill

By Sarah Magill

The Forties have been an iconic interval of women's gown historical past, with the known sq. shoulders, crepe tea clothes and seamed stockings paired with crimson lips, victory curls and head scarves. This ebook explains the period's stitching options and makes quite a number Forties clothes to recreate the glance of these classic years. With precise step by step guide and over three hundred images, it captures the fashion of the time and explains the influence of wartime austerity at the lower and development of women's costume. Contents comprise: old context and information of presidency rules of the time; directions and styles for recreating quite a number women's outfits, together with blouses, skirts, slacks, blouse frocks, night gown and tea attire; key options comparable to transfering trend markings, making darts, fastenings and completing touches; examples of the way to accomplish the glance with hairstyles, makeup, sneakers and components. This new ebook can assist you recreate the garments and the classic kind of the Forties 'make do' years, and should be of specific curiosity to gown designers, style designers and scholars, costume historians, historical revival and reenactment individuals and residential dressmakers with a common curiosity in classic gown. fantastically illustrated with 331 photos and patterns.

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