2021-10-15

Vintage Swimwear: Historical Patterns and Techniques

* Over 25 stunning and historically accurate patterns for retro swimwear, from 1880 to 1970. * Features demure 1920s costumes with tunic and drawers, knitted patterns from the 1940s, 1960s halterneck bikinis in bold geometric prints, and much more. * Includes fully annotated patterns and photographs of each garment, plus two projects with step-by-step instructions. Featuring over 25 swimming costumes, two-piece garments and bikinis from 1880 to 1970, these fabulous and historically accurate patterns chart the progression of swimwear over the last 130 years, including garments for women, men and children. The fully annotated patterns are accompanied by photographs and practical advice on any techniques or alterations necessary for making up the garments. The book also features two projects with step-by-step instructions. Fashion students and historians will find the period details and historical background of each garment an invaluable resource, while the patterns are perfect for any costume designer working for stage or screen.


Book Details

Book Title: Vintage Swimwear: Historical Patterns and Techniques

Book Author: Jill Salen

Book Category: -

ISBN: 1849940614