Author(s): Mary Adams
This title reveals the secrets of a couture designer and dressmaker, teaching readers how to make a party dress that can be personalised for every taste and occasion. The author's dresses have been worn by Cyndi Lauper and Courteney Love and have been seen in many fashionable spots. For creative sewers and crafty fashionistas who want to use their basic sewing skills to make a fun, feminine, glamourous dress. Author Mary Adams reveals the secrets of a couture designer and dressmaker, inviting readers into her studio to learn about her creative influences and showing them how to make a party dress based on the classic 1950s-style cocktail dress, which flatters virtually every figure and can be personalised for every taste and occasion. "The Party Dress Book" presents sewing how-to with an irresistible result: a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind, fitted, flirty dress.
About the author:
Mary Adams, owner of Mary Adams The Dress, designs and creates party and wedding dresses. Her creations have been featured on Good Morning America and in New York magazine, The Village Voice and other publications. Like many women, she learned to sew from her mother and grandmother and was making clothes for herself by the age of 12. She studied art at the University of Oregon, from which she received a BFA in printmaking.