By Adele P. Margolis
This profusely illustrated primer in development making is superb for developing stylish garments in addition to lovely necklines, wallet, and sleeves. Nationally acclaimed stitching professional Adele Margolis presents easy, step by step instructions and greater than 1,000 illustrations for making outfits for paintings, domestic, and play — every thing from fashionable skirts, clothes, and jackets to children's garments.
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Extra resources for Make Your Own Dress Patterns
Clip the paper corners to the chipboard, fold up, and glue. 4 x 14 cm) decorative paper flush with one short side. Clip the rounded corners in four places, apply PVA to the cut sections, and adhere to the chipboard, pulling gently. (See G). Adhere both long sides and the one short side with PVA. Repeat for the back cover and press both covers under a heavy weight until dry. 8 cm) piece of book cloth lengthwise and center it on the outside of the signature with the right side of the book cloth facing the pages.
When I saw it in its finished state, I was astounded— every piece on the book was fabricated or cast, and the detail was incredible. A cast silver plate that reads Magic sits over the original title so the book now reads, Magic for the Use of Children. This set the tone and theme for the book. The spine is accented with a silver hinge, and cast sterling silver frogs surround the glass lens. Inside the lens Peter placed an assortment of crystals, gemstones, and small charms, and the skull opens on a hinge to reveal a tiny carved-jade frog.
The inside pages include 90-lb. hot-press watercolor paper, as well as an eclectic array of decorative papers, maps, transparencies, and colored art paper. It also includes two pages of pockets, sewn from clear vinyl, to hold stray bits of ephemera. 8 cm) sheets of various types of paper (Paper size can vary; for this book, smaller papers were also used. Fold all sheets in half widthwise and nest into six signatures of six folios each. Reserve one larger sheet of textweight paper for the signature-punching template).