Dressing Porcelain Dolls by Maxine Henry Book

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Dressing Porcelain Dolls by Maxine Henry Book

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Both an historically accurate dressmaking guide and an exquisite almanac, this is a treasure trove for doll enthusiasts. Full of actual-size pattern pieces and instructions for ten complete nineteenth-century outfits, it also includes a number of sewing techniques. All the clothes are specially designed for this book, superbly illustrated with full-color photographs. All the outfits in this book are suitable for dressing antique or reproduction dols. They are arranged in order of doll height beginning wiht the smallest doll, Gloria. She measures 15 inches. The largest, Noelle, measures 22 inches.

Whether the doll in question is a precious dollectible, a family heirloom, or a beloved playmate, the pleasure found in creating and changing its wardrobe is an important pat of the doll-owner's experience.

~ Gorgeous photographs and clear text
~ Complete step-by-step instructions for creating an exquisite wardrobe of the nineteenth centruy fashions
~ Full-size patterns for ten outfits, including accessories

Paperback: 159 pages
Publisher: Chilton Book Co (September 1996)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0801988705

This book is in very good used condition. The cover shows light storage wear.

Inspiration/Story Behind This Product

"The dolls' clothes in this book are based on fashions from teh second half of the niteenth century - particularly the extravagantly luxusious dress fo the rich. During this period the Industrial Revolution and mechanisation brought sweeping changes in llifestyle and subsequently in fashions. The sewing machine was invented around teh 1850s and completelty changed the fashion industry."

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Patterns include:
~ Christening Layette
~ Ball Gown
~ Romantic Silk and Satin Ensemble
~ Sunday Best Dress and Coat
~ Sailor Suit
~ Elegant Outdoor Wear
~ Traveling Ensemble
~ Christmas Party Outfit

Product Attributes

Primary Material: Paper

Size: Apprx. 11 x 8.5

Pattern: Victorian Doll Clothes - Chilton Book Company

Color: Blue

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