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Sep 05, 2017 gretchen gertie hirsch is raising funds for charm patterns by gertie on kickstarter. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques gerties sewing spi by hirsch, gretchen isbn. The blog began as a way for readers to follow hirschs progress as she stitched all 14 fashions from the iconic 1950s sewing book vogues new book for better sewing a. If you read gerties new blog for better sewing, you already know that gretchen hirsch is all about teaching basic sewing skills that some of us guilty. After 10 years of sewing secrets, stories and good times there s a new blog in town. Gerties new book for better sewing gerties sewing by. Booktopia has gertie s new book for better sewing, a modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques by gretchen hirsch. Along with the patterns, you have everything you could need in order to make. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques gerties sewing hirsch, gretchen, park, sun young on. These are classic, mainly 1950s styles that gertie is known for wearing, inspired by vogue s new book for better sewing the book which her blog focused on in the beginning. Sep 18, 2012 the second part of the book is absolutely amazing the garments.

The followup to the popular gerties new book for better sewing and gertie sews vintage casual, gerties ultimate dress book is packed with all the information and patterns you could ever need to create a wardrobe filled with stunning vintage frocks. Oct 24, 2012 gertie s new book for better sewing is a fun new pattern book, featuring sewing patterns that embody author gretchen hirsch s fresh take on vintage style. Gretchen hirsch is the author of gerties new book for better sewing 4. An extension of the blog, gerties new book for better sewing is a hardworking reference title packed with lessons on couture techniques and customization, as well as an inimitable pattern collection featuring 25 wardrobe essentials and variations inspired by vintage fashion and gerties spirited, modern style. The portrait blouse, from gerties new book for better sewing. Every vintageobsessed sewist dreams of having a closet full of gorgeous dresses. A modern guide to couture style sewing using basic vintage techniques has the look of being only suitable for those with a taste of the vintageesque, it s actually wonderful as a stepping off point for all dressmakers, no matter what their style. She has a pattern line with butterick and a fabric line with fabric traditions, both sold at joann stores throughout the united states and australia. Gerties new book for better sewing gretchen gertie hirsch is a passionate home seamstress, a soughtafter sewing teacher, and the creator of one of the webs most popular sewing blogs. Gertie s new book for better sewing gretchen gertie hirsch is a passionate home seamstress, a soughtafter sewing teacher, and the creator of one of the web s most popular sewing blogs. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques, by gretchen hirsch aka gertie coat dress shirt dress full bust adjustment plus size sewing vintage closet pretty and cute. An extension of the blog, gerties new book for better sewing.

Gretchen gertie hirsch is raising funds for charm patterns by gertie on kickstarter. Gretchen hirsch author of gerties new book for better. Gerties shirtwaist dress with hacks with my hands dream. I traced out the pencil skirt pattern last night with every intention of cutting the cheapish floral poplin id bought for a wearable muslin. Ive been going back and forth in my head for over a year now about whether or not to buy gerties new book for better sewing. A passionate home seamstress, a soughtafter sewing teacher, and the creator of one of the webs most popular sewing blogs. I could fit it and use it, then hack to a kimono sleeve. Sewing retro101sewing with contemporary patterns, the allure of vintage patterns, sourcing, vintage sizing, tracing vintage patterns, storing your patterns. Reviews are such a mixed bag, most people seem to love it but there have been people who have noted serious issues with the drafting of the patterns, problems with fit, etc, which is why i keep talking myself out of taking the plunge i dont want to. I look forward to catching up, and to giving my sewing room the cleaningout it needs so i can get started again. She is the creator of gertie s new blog for better sewing, one of the webs most popular sewing blogs. She writes the blog for better sewing, has her own line of patterns, patterns by gertie, for butterick, as well as having two fantastic books, gerties new book for better sewing, and gertie sews vintage casual. These are classic, mainly 1950s styles that gertie is known for wearing. Sheets of patterns are in an envelope inside the front cover, each sheet is doubled sided.

Gretchen gertie hirsch is a passionate home seamstress, a soughtafter sewing teacher, and the creator of one of the web s most popular sewing blogs. I bought gerties new book for better sewing by gretchen hirsch some months ago. Gerties new book for better sewing by gretchen hirsch. I love gerties new blog for better sewing and i was excited when she announced that she was writing a sewing book. The whole book has, in fact, been divided into two parts. I was excited when she showed some of the clothes shed made from patterns in the book. Gerties new book for better sewing, a modern guide to. Gerties new book for better sewing from stc craft melanie falick books on vimeo. Her work has been featured in sew stylish, vogue patterns, threads. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques stc craft, melanie falick books, 2012. I adore the flattering, vintageispired patterns that gertie designed for the book, and i cant wait to show off the portrait blouse that i made while. The coat dress, p194 gerties new book for better sewing. Gerties new book for better sewing hardcover abrams.

Shirtwaist dress from gerties book for better sewing from berties new book of sewing, by stc crafts a day of love and friendship and crafts, of course abrams craft i have this pattern. Gretchen gertie hirsch is a passionate home seamstress, a soughtafter sewing teacher, and the creator of one of the webs most popular sewing blogs. Gerties new book for better sewing mccalls patterns. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques gerties sewing. The book begins with all the essential techniques for. An extension of the blog, gertie s new book for better sewing. The book includes 10 printed patterns that allow you to make up to 25 different vintageinspired wardrobe essentials. If you read gertie s new blog for better sewing, you already know that gretchen hirsch is all about teaching basic sewing skills that some of us guilty. Its hard to believe that its been a decade since i started gerties new blog for better sewing. The book is filled with tips and tricks for perfecting sewing techniques, patternmaking, and creating a perfect fit, making it a welcome addition to any sewing library. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques gertie s sewing hirsch, gretchen, park, sun young on. Starting my independent pattern line charm patterns meant i needed a new online home, and i debated a lot about what to do with this blog. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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It s hard to believe that it s been a decade since i started gertie s new blog for better sewing. An extension of the blog, gertie s new book for better sewing is a hardworking reference title packed with lessons on couture techniques and customization, as well as an inimitable pattern collection featuring 25 wardrobe essentials and variations inspired by vintage fashion and gertie s spirited, modern stylemore. I have her first book, gerties new book for better. The second part of the book is absolutely amazing the garments. I preordered it and got my copy a couple of weeks ago. These are classic, mainly 1950s styles that gertie is known for wearing, inspired by vogues new book for better sewing the book which her blog focused on in the beginning. Im sure most, if not all of you, know about gerties new blog for better sewing and so you already know that her book, gerties new book for better sewing by gretchen hirsch. Gretchens book giveaway in honor of gretchen hirschs recent interview with sewstylish, featured in the fall 20 issue, we are giving away a copy of her fabulous book gerties new book for better sewing.

Im sure if you read sewing blogs, you have come across the awesome gertie, or gretchen hirsch, whose excellent new blog for better sewing is a great resource for all things vintage ahd homesewn. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques gertie s sewing spi by hirsch, gretchen isbn. As a little treat to myself, i bought gerties new book for better sewing, which has reams of glorious patterns plus plenty of room for alterations. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage tec. I chose the portrait blouse because it s a classic and many body shapes look good in this cut. Please note that this is a preorder shipping around the end of the month and that you can order either pdf or printed patterns on heavy paper. Gerties new book for better sewing tilly and the buttons. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques by gretchen hirsch is every bit as practical as it is pretty. The portrait blouse, from gerties new book for better. Oct 05, 2017 it s hard to believe that it s been a decade since i started gertie s new blog for better sewing.

Sep 24, 2018 i bought gerties new book for better sewing by gretchen hirsch some months ago. Gretchen hirsch is the author of gerties new book for better sewing and creator of gerties new blog for better sewing. Those who know my sewing obsessions best know that i love gretchen hirsch. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques, by gretchen hirsch aka gertie coat dress shirt dress full bust adjustment plus size sewing vintage closet pretty and cute coat patterns vintage sewing patterns sewing ideas. Sew mama sew gerties new book for better sewing is a fun, new pattern book, featuring sewing patterns that embody author gretchen hirschs fresh take on vintage style. A modern guide to couture style sewing using basic vintage techniques has the look of being only suitable for those with a taste of the vintageesque, its actually wonderful as a stepping off point for all dressmakers, no matter what their style. Its hard to believe that its been a decade since i started gertie s new blog for better sewing. A modern guide to couture style sewing using basic vintage techniques is a hardworking reference book, packed with techniques our greatgrandmothers could have done in their sleep but have been forgotten over the decades, all shown in step by step photographed and illustrated tutorials. Ive been going back and forth in my head for over a year now about whether or not to buy gertie s new book for better sewing. In case youve missed it on my other social media, i have big news. Buy a discounted hardcover of gertie s new book for better sewing online from australia s leading online bookstore. I hope you are all enjoying a relaxing day and that all your sewing fantasies come true in 2020. It is a sewing book for those interested in sewing vintage, heavily inspired by the book that started out gerties blog, once upon a time, vogues new book for better sewing from 1952. She has a pattern line with butterick and a fabric line with fabric traditions, and teaches sewing around the country and on pbss its sew easy, and.

Charming gertie vintage sewing starlet gretchen gertie. Also according to her blog there is going to be a third book that is chalk full of dresses. Gerties new book for better sewing is a fun, new pattern book, featuring sewing patterns that embody author gretchen hirschs fresh take on vintage style. The coat dress, p194 gertie s new book for better sewing. Charm patterns vintage glamour for the modern sewist. In the meantime, i received the most wonderful shipment in the mail. Gretchen teaches sewing in new york city and around the country, is the creator of a new line of sewing patterns from butterick, and the author of gerties new book for better sewing stc craft, fall 2012 sewist writer blogger teacher pattern maker influencer. An extension of the blog, gertie s new book for better sewing is a hardworking reference title packed with lessons on couture techniques and customization, as well as an inimitable pattern collection featuring 25 wardrobe essentials and variations inspired by vintage fashion and gertie s spirited, modern style. Charm patterns is a new indie line from international sewing starlet gretchen gertie hirsch. Gertie s new book for better sewing is a fun, new pattern book, featuring sewing patterns that embody author gretchen hirsch s fresh take on vintage style. Gretchen gertie hirsch is the author of gertie s new book for better sewing, gertie sews vintage casual, and gertie s new fashion sketchbook.

Buy the hardcover book gerties new book for better sewing. This vintageinspired design has two bodices, three skirts, six sleeve styles, and two collars, giving you 72 dress designs in one package. Gerties new book for better sewing coat dress, dresses. This is the most versatile dress pattern youll ever own. Gerties new book for better sewing is a fun, new pattern book, featuring sewing patterns that embody author gretchen hirschs fresh take on. Buy a discounted hardcover of gerties new book for better sewing online from australias leading online bookstore. The followup to the popular gertie s new book for better sewing and gertie sews vintage casual, gertie s ultimate dress book is packed with all the information and patterns you could ever need to create a wardrobe filled with stunning vintage frocks.

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