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Gertie's charmed sewing studio : pattern making and couture-style techniques for perfect vintage looks / Gretchen Hirsch ; with photographs by Shameless Photo (Angela Altus) and Meredith Heuer ; illustrations by Robin Blair.

Hirsch, Gretchen, (author.). Altus, Angela, (photographer.). Heuer, Meredith, (photographer.). Blair, Robin, (illustrator.).

"Inspired by coveted designs and iconic designers, Gertie presents couture-style sewing techniques,1940s to early1960s fashion history, and her own special (secret until now) methods for re-creating vintage garments to fit modern figures. This irresistible guide and look book presents a bounty of vintage styles, plus patterns to download and print for three hard-to-find items, all in the widest size range available today- from 2 to 20 and 18 to 34, with separate A through H cup sizes."

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  • ISBN: 9781419769566
  • ISBN: 1419769561
  • Physical Description: 205 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Abrams, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"With downloadable patterns- sizes 2-34 with A-H cup sizes- for three iconic vintage garments"--front cover.
Pattern download link on page 151.
Subject: Dressmaking.
Dressmaking > Pattern design.
Vintage clothing.
Tailoring (Women's)
Genre: Patterns (Instructional works)
Instructional and educational works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Adams County Library System.


  • 1 current hold with 1 total copy.
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Gettysburg Library 646.4 HIRSCH (Text) 35740636071797 New Nonfiction Available -

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