- 200 colour illustrations
- 88 pages
- 9⅝ x 7½ ins
- ISBN 9781780671086
- Published August 2013
Sweet Dress Book comes with six patterns you can use to make 23 different stylish outfits. An entire wardrobe in one little book!
From these simple patterns, Yoshiko Tsukiori has created a collection of beautiful garments that you can easily make yourself, including blouses, camisoles, shifts, kimonos, coats, dresses, pants, and playsuits.
These easy-to-follow patterns present a variety of designs and techniques that you can choose to incorporate, such as French sleeves, darts, straight-cut designs, and raglan sleeves, along with stylish detailing such as shirring and ruffles.
Pattern I: French sleeve
tie-back tunic / scoop-neck overblouse / pleated-bodice dress
Pattern II: No darts
apron dress / cape-collar blouse / tunic with neck ruffle / blouse with shirred flowers
Pattern III: Straight-cut
empire-bodice shift / button-front kimono / kimono tunic
Pattern IV: Pants and Playsuits
flared pants / playsuit with tied straps / strapless jumpsuit
Pattern V: Raglan sleeve
tie-neck camisole / tunic dress with draped hem / ruffle-trim coat dress / tucked-bodice blouse
Pattern VI: With darts
sweetheart-bodice shift / wrap-bodice sleeveless dress / bishop-sleeve blouse / A-line dress / puff-sleeve shift / bell-sleeve coat dress