The Party Dress Book

The Party Dress Book

How to Sew the Best Dress in the Room

Book - 2010
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The best dress. In any room. On any occasion. That's a promise.
Attention fashionistas, glamourattis, and twirling enthusiasts everywhere: The Party Dress Book is the book you've been waiting for. Get an inside look at the inspiration, work, and techniques of creative dressmaking of celebrated New York designer Mary Adams. A unique combination of striking and wearable, Mary's gorgeous dresses are a glam departure from the norm. In this book, you'll learn the secrets to designing her trademark wearable decadence and how to sew your own delicious creations.
Start with Mary's influences, process as a creative dressmaker, and essential techniques, and then move into step-by-step instruction on how to produce a scene-stealer of your own. With Mary's straightforward, self-taught techniques, classic and customizable pattern, and inspired whimsy, making jaw-dropping dresses is simple and fun. The real work will be feigning modesty when you say, "Oh, this dress? I made it myself."
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780823033300
Branch Call Number: 646.404 Adams 12/2010
Characteristics: 159 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm. +,2 folded pattern sheets in back pocket.


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Jan 16, 2012

Looking through this book is like looking at frothy cotton candy dresses. A good resource for inspiration, though I can't see myself sewing many dresses like these...


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