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An extension of the blog, gertie s new book for better sewing. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques gertie s sewing hirsch, gretchen, park, sun young on. 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 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 patternmaker influencer. 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.

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. 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. I also led my first virtual sewing circle this week so im appreciating the way the quarantine is getting me to learn new. Sep 18, 2012 the second part of the book is absolutely amazing the garments. Gerties ultimate dress book a modern guide to sewing fabulous vintage styles.

I just did my first ever makeup tutorial on live stream for patreon subscribers. 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 gertie s spirited, modern style. Gerties new book for better sewing a modern guide to. Jul 24, 20 gerties new book for better sewing by gretchen hirsch. Gertie is creating sewing patterns, video, and exclusive. Gerties new book for better sewing gretchen hirsch. Aug 25, 2012 i look forward to catching up, and to giving my sewing room the cleaningout it needs so i can get started again. I was lucky enough to be able to pick one out to share with you all.

A modern guide to couture style sewing using basic vintage techniques is a hardworking. Gretchen hirsch author of gerties new book for better. Please consider subscribing if you would like to support our free sewing education and also receive killer exclusive content. I received a copy ive been able to thumb through and there s one to giveaway to you too. Tast embroidery journal for barred stitch by pictures by ann swirl of alternating. I chose the portrait blouse because it s a classic and many body shapes look good in this cut. In the first book, hirsch focused on dresses, skirts and evening wear. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques gerties sewing hirsch, gretchen, park, sun. 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. 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 shirtwaist dress with hacks with my hands dream. Tiina tonttutytto tactile book for visually impaired children by liiolii tiina tonttutytto tactile book. Gretchen gertie hirsch is a passionate home seamstress, an in demand sewing teacher and creatorwriter of. 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.

If you read gerties new blog for better sewing, you already know that gretchen hirsch is all about teaching basic sewing. I now have a whole new respect for beauty vloggers. 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. But the mid20th century was also an amazing time for sportswear think wide legged trousers, playful beach rompers, 50s style shorts, casual dresses, fitted capri pants and. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques gertie s sewing spi by hirsch, gretchen isbn. Its a book that not only has gorgeous vintage inspired patterns, it also teaches a great number of sewing techniques that can be used to make vintage style garments. It s hard to believe that it s been a decade since i started gertie s new blog for better sewing.

I traced out the pencil skirt pattern last night with every intention of cutting the cheapish floral poplin id bought for a wearable muslin. Gerties new book for better sewing mode, upcycled kleding. Oct 05, 2012 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. Dec 19, 2012 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. After 10 years of sewing secrets, stories and good times there s a new blog in town. Charming gertie vintage sewing starlet gretchen gertie. Writing her sewing blog was the start of a whole new, exciting, multifaceted career for this super talented seamstress, so she makes the perfect interviewee for a day in the life.

Vogue s new book for better sewing vogue pattern service on. Ive also cleaned up bad formatting, corrected spelling and grammar and in some cases edited the text on older posts. Im sure most, if not all of you, know about gertie s new blog for better sewing and so you already know that her book, gerties new book for better sewing by gretchen hirsch. Gertie s book includes her own 14 wardrobe essentials, inspired by the vogue book, and with examples of how to adapt. I chose the portrait blouse because its a classic and many body shapes look good in this cut. Japanese sewing book for drape 10 by japanlovelycrafts, via flickr. A blog for people who love sewing, retro fashion, cats, and feminism. The portrait blouse, from gerties new book for better. 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.

Gerties new book for better sewing hardcover abrams. Buy a cheap copy of gerties new book for better sewing. But if your beginner sewing aspirations are about retro clothing, this book will inspire you. Starting from her blog, gerties new book for better sewing is an extension of more techniques and styles.

I look forward to catching up, and to giving my sewing room the cleaningout it needs so i can get started again. 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. 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. Some of us in the spoonflower office are very into pretty dressesespecially the vintage kindso when we realized this morning that gertie s new book for better sewing, the much anticipated title from talented sewist gretchen hirsch and author of gertie s new blog for better sewing, had finally been released for sale, we snapped up a couple of copies quick. The blog began as a way for readers to follow gretchens progress as she made her way through all fourteen fashions from her favourite 1950s sewing book, vogues new book for better sewing a julie and. Booktopia has gertie s new book for better sewing, a modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques by gretchen hirsch. After 10 years of sewing secrets, stories and good times theres a new blog in town. Gerties new book for better sewing mccalls patterns. The followup to the popular gerties new book for better samenvatting. Gretchen hirsch author of gerties new book for better sewing. Gerties new book for better sewing 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. You may know me as the creator of gertie s new blog for better sewing, the author of five books including gertie sews jiffy dresses, a longtime designer for butterick, a fabric designer, the founder of charm patterns, or as a sewing.

The dj is also in very good condition and is wrapped in a brodart sleeve. Sep 16, 2014 gretchen girtie hirsch is the author of gertie s new book for better sewing stc craft, autumn 2012, a passionate seamstress, a soughtafter teacher and the creator of one of the web s most popular sewing blogs. Jun 27, 2014 gertie is always fun and charmingive had the pleasure of meeting her at local nyc sewing events and at the craft and hobby association trade show during the release of her first book, gerties new book for better sewingand im delighted to report that her new show feels just as warm and approachable as she does in person. 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. Gertie sews vintage casual is gretchen hirschs followup to gertie s new book for better sewing. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. It is a sewing book for those interested in sewing vintage, heavily inspired by the book that started out gertie s blog, once upon a time, vogues new book for better sewing from 1952. 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. Gerties new book for better sewing coat dress, dresses. 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.

A day in the life of gretchen hirsch gerties new blog for. I bought gerties new book for better sewing by gretchen hirsch some months ago. Sep 23, 20 known for her sewing tutorials with a vintage twist, gretchen gertie hirsch covers key techniques and tips in her book gerties new book for better sewing stc craft, 2012. The portrait blouse, from gerties new book for better sewing. 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.

Gerties new book for better sewing gerties sewing by. 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. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. The second part of the book is absolutely amazing the garments. Gretchen hirsch developed this book after her blog gertie s new blog for better sewing was a hit she had posted her progress of the 14 styles in vogue s new book for better sewing along with tutorials and solid photography. 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. Gerties new book for better sewing, a modern guide to. 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. I doubt there s anyone in internet sewing land who doesnt know and adore gertie. Gerties new book for better sewing a modern guide to couture style sewing using basic vintage techniques by gretchen hirsch, sun young park available in hardcover on, also read synopsis agretchen gertie hirsch is a passionate home seamstress, a soughtafter sewing. 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 webs most popular sewing blogs. Gertie s new book for better sewing is a fun, new pattern book, featuring sewing patterns that embody author gretchen hirschs fresh take on vintage style. See more ideas about sewing, joann fabrics and fabric crafts. Thank you all so much for your willingness to learn about this new venture and to give us your feedback.

Gerties new book for better sewing giveaway spoonflower. May 30, 2014 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 techniques gerties sewing spi by hirsch, gretchen. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques gertie s sewing at. Aug 22, 2015 searching for a sewing book as a beginner can be a big task. A modern guide to couturestyle sewing using basic vintage techniques stc craft, melanie falick books, 2012. Check out the first episode above, then subscribe to gertie.

From the creator of one of the webs most popular sewing blogs, gretchen hirsch, comes gerties new book for better sewing stc craft a melanie falick book 2012. Charm patterns vintage glamour for the modern sewist. Gerties new book for better sewing, gretchen hirsch 9781584799917. Blog by gertie page 9 of 24 international sewing starlet.

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Gretchen gertie hirsch is a passionate home seamstress, an in demand sewing teacher and creatorwriter of one of the webs most popular sewing blogs. As an extension of her blog, this book starts off with all the key skills needed to make the perfect garment. Gretchen hirsch is the author of gerties new book for better sewing and creator of gerties new blog for better sewing. Sewing books for beginners gerties new book for better. 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. Thank you to those photographers who posted these photos on flickr and such. In the meantime, i received the most wonderful shipment in the mail. 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. 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. An extension of the blog, gerties new book for better sewing. Vogues new book for better sewing vogue pattern service on. Gerties new book for better sewing, gretchen hirsch.

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