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Bags for Fashionistas:
Designing, Sewing, Selling
Nani Coldine
• 25 projects for creating your own stylish handbags for sewers of all skill levels
• Step-by-step instructions include variations of themed bags, from casual to romantic
• Handbag designers give tips for starting your own business
This do-it-yourself book for stylish handbags features 25 projects withmore than 500 illustrations. Sewers of
all skill levels will gather the information they need to create many kinds of bags, from casual to romantic, as
well as ideas for jazzing up your old bags. Handbag styles include clutches, totes, makeup cases, and a roll-up
pencil case. They’re made with a variety of styles, including lovely vintage, charming felt, and ‘80s graphics
designs. Chapters include adding accessories and prints to your bags, and each section ends with an interview
with a handbag designer. A wealth of tips and information is also provided for adding zippers, making the
perfect lining, developing your own variationof the handbagmodel, and enlarging and copying design patterns
and templates. See how creating your own handbag can be fun and rewarding, and also fashion-forward.
Nani coldine
is the designer and illustrator behind the handbag label nani coldine. Her bags have
been published in
. Nadine’s love of the craft and her passion for unusual and creative bags
continues to be her inspiration.
Size: 9" x 10"• 582 color illustrations •160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4912-6• soft cover • $29.99
The SFP LookBook Atelier to Runway:
New York Fashion Week Spring 2015
Andrea Kiliany Thatcher
• Experience New York Fashion Week through studio visits, backstage coverage, and runway looks
• Insights into the creative process through compelling images and interviews with designers, makeup artists,
and hair stylists
• A curated trend guide forecasting how the season’s looks will inform the fashion landscape
The fourth editionof Schiffer FashionPress’s (SFP) runway compendiumtells the story of the Spring 2015New
YorkFashionWeek collections from“Atelier toRunway.” Sketches, inspirations,mementos, swatches, andmood
boards from the studios of five top designers offer insights into the creative process behind the collections.The
story further unfoldswith compelling backstage coverage gatheredbefore 10 runway shows. Here you’ll see the
pre-runway excitement of hair stylists, makeup artists, anddesigners creating the final look. Finally, nearly 2,000
runway and presentation images from the collections of 78 designers complete this New York Fashion Week
and an expanded trend guide with more details and analysis, plus hair and makeup coverage. Come behind
the scenes with us to experience everything that makes this week the most exciting time in American fashion.
Andrea Kiliany Thatcher
was a member of the first generation of bloggers to earn a living on the
medium, having edited and written for Shiny Media, Aigua Media, The StyleBakery Network, The Fashion
Spot and Papierdoll Magazine.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 2,200 color images • 392 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4910-2 • hard cover • $45.00
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