Party at Britex Fabrics on Tuesday December 18th from 7:00-9:00 pm - Celebrate the launch of BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern at Britex Fabrics! Meet author and SF native Jamie Lau, the BurdaStyle team, and other DIY makers! Space is limited, so RSVP to TEAM@BURDASTYLE.COM with "12/18 SF Book Launch Party" in the subject line.
-Champagne & drinks
-Sweets from Tartine Bakery and Miette Confiserie
-Photos by Portraits To The People
-DIY make-and-take projects, including brooch/hair fasteners and button making with fabric from Britex Fabrics
- Door prizes from Britex Fabrics, MOO, and Makeshift Society
Along with a sneak peak of the garments featured in the book, book signing with co-author and BurdaStyle editor Jamie Lau, and more! While fashion fads come and go, the classic styles in BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern: Mastering Iconic Looks from the 1920s to 1980s are truly timeless – from Jackie O.'s signature sheath dress to a Madonna-esque ’80s bustier. The book comes with five customizable master patterns that yield literally endless variations. Starting with basic forms for dresses, pants, skirts, and shirts (and yes, there are even menswear projects!), you can transform from one look to the next with BurdaStyle's easy-to-follow instructions. In addition to sewing and patternmaking tips, you’ll also get a crash course in vintage fashion. Each chapter focuses on a different era including signature silhouettes, designers you should know, must-have accessories, and style icons. Just in time for holiday gift giving, the book comes out on December 11, 2012! This is a perfect guide for every sewer, from beginners to experts, and offers enviable vintage looks with modern sensibilities. For more on the book, click here.