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    Gertie Sews Vintage Casual: A Modern Guide to Sportswear Styles of the 1940s and 1950s (Hardback) By (author) Gretchen Hirsch

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    DescriptionGertie Sews Vintage Casual is Gretchen Hirsch's follow-up to Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing. In the first book, Hirsch focused on dresses, skirts and eveningwear. But the mid-20th century was also an amazing time for sportswear--think wide-legged trousers, playful beach rompers, '50s style shorts, casual dresses, fitted capri pants and casual jackets and coats. Gertie Sews Vintage Casual is organised like her first book into two major sections--Techniques and Projects. In the first part, Hirsch focuses on techniques that are specific to sportswear, such as buttonholes, collars, interfacings, pockets for shirts, special considerations when working with knit fabrics and the intricacies of pant-making. The projects in the Part II are designed to work as a complete casual wardrobe.


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    Title
    Gertie Sews Vintage Casual
    Subtitle
    A Modern Guide to Sportswear Styles of the 1940s and 1950s
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gretchen Hirsch
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 227 mm
    Height: 256 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,224 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781617690747
    ISBN 10: 1617690740
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WFB
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14210
    DC22: 646.404, 746.92
    B&T Approval Code: A97603600, A97602736
    BISAC V2.8: DES005000
    B&T Approval Code: A97602400
    BISAC V2.8: CRA035000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 746.92
    Thema V1.0: AKT, JBCC3, WFB
    LC classification: TT519.5 .H57 2014
    Illustrations note
    150 colour photographs and 250 colour and black-and-white illustrations
    Publisher
    Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
    Imprint name
    Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
    Publication date
    16 September 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Gretchen "Gertie" Hirsch is the author of Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing (STC Craft, Autumn 2012), a passionate seamstress, a sought-after teacher and the creator of one of the web's most popular sewing blogs: Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing. She has her own pattern line with Butterick, and teaches fashion design and sewing around America. Her work has been featured in the magazines Sew Stylish, Vogue Patterns, Threads and Stitch and on jezebel.com.