This arrived in the post yesterday and I sat with a good cup of tea and digested this book slowly. It has a short history of the LBD and then a few select styled to chose from, these being classic styles. The 'Audrey' dress, 'Greta' a chic wrap version, 'Marilyn' a strapless dress plus a jacket and hat too.
There is a good getting started section which explains equipment and techniques, these being basic and very well explained.
The making of the blocks as there is no paper pattern included. Simon explains the pattern making process and tackles fitting issues and body types. Even a very basic sewer should be able to follow this.
Then the dresses themselves, fabric, how much and what type, and finishes.
I am definately going to give 'Greta' a serious looking into, and my teenager was trying to pry the book out of my hands to make her choice.
Does she know she would also have to make it herself??
This book is a nice treat. Not only to flip through but also to make a dress. Great easy to follow instructions. I think this would be a good Xmas gift too.