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Illustrated with more than photographs, line drawings, and watercolors, it also includes 38 original patterns for Vionnet dresses. A Vionnet gown inspired by Greek vases. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Kendra Pecan rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Harry Potter Years by J.

RowlingHardcover Vionnet was a maverick, her results spectacular. Just a moment while we sign you in kirme your Goodreads account. In Paris, Vionnet invited Kkrke to her townhouse, where she received her wearing her Balenciaga dressing gown.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The most interesting part are the patterns after each section showing you how she worked She installed carburetors on the assembly line and used the money to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The Art of Manipulating Fabric. I love that this book comes with patterns.


Madeline Vionnet I found this book fascinating on many levels. Jun 23, Mara rated it it was amazing.

Return to Book Page. I purchased this book after seeing a dress made by a person who had also purchased it. She lives in New York. Amazon Bettg Food delivery from local restaurants. Wonderful information on this incredible fashion designer!!!

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The Best Books of Madeleine Vionnet was the greatest dressmaker in the world. The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed.

It is for a specific audience, but if you are that group then this is for you! Evelyn Vasquez rated it it was amazing Sep 04, My copy was a ridiculously low price from a third party seller.

Madeleine Vionnet

Kirke uses sketches and diagrams like these, of a Vionnet dress cut on the straight grain and hung on the bias, to show what made Vionnet’s dresses work so brilliantly. Kirke, a clothing designer turned costume conservator, discovered Vionnet in when the Metropolitan Museum, where she worked, was preparing an exhibition called Inventive Clothing, By using our website madeleije agree to our use of cookies.


By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. As a slice of fashion history, as a study in the patterns and construction of period garments and as an inspiration to try my hand at my own garments. Illustrated with more than photographs, line drawings, and watercolors, it also includes 38 original patterns for Vionnet dresses.

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Vionnet’s dresses are virtually un-copiable and highly coveted by vintage clothing collectors. M Jefferis rated it it was amazing Jan 03, Vionnet was a maverick, her results spectacular. One of the most sumptuously designed books I’ve ever seen, with lavish, abundant photographs of Madeleine Vionnet’s groundbreaking dress designs of the s and s.

Betty used muslin that she marked on the woof and weft so that the bias drape could be more easily understood.

Madeleine Vionnet is the definitive study of this venerated artist. About Betty Kirke Issey Miyake is a world-renowned fashion designer. You are commenting using your WordPress.