|Delivery Area||Last day to order this item for pre-christmas delivery|
|Auckland||15th December 11am|
|Rest of New Zealand||11th December 11am|
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Suitable for girls aged 7 to 12, this title helps them learn everything they need to know to start designing clothes - and test their ideas by creating doll-size outfits. It also includes a starter set of tools and trimmings - a doll-size dress form, 27 patterns, ribbon, rickrack, and two swatches of fabric.
Young girls love fashion. They love "Project Runway." They love expressing themselves through what they wear. And they want to be fashion designers. It's the No. 1 dream job for girls ages 8 to 12, according to "The New York Times." Here in one kit is everything a girl needs to know to start designing and sewing clothes—a lively, full-color book that comes with a doll-size dress form, 24 reusable patterns, rick rack, embroidery thread, a tape measure, and a piece of fabric printed in three vibrant patterns."The Fashion Designer's Handbook and Fashion Kit "features 33 projects that range from super easy dresses for 11 1⁄2-inch fashion dolls (including Barbie) all the way to "girl-size" projects for the designer to make and wear herself. It shows how to think and work like a designer—from finding inspiration to sketching to developing a personal style. Getting to know fabrics, fibers, and materials; working with patterns; and creating original designs using the dress form.The Mod Mini 1-2-3 Skirt. The No-Sew Sock Dress. Little Red Cape and Coco Jacket. Every project is clearly explained in step-by-step instructions and requires little to no adult help.
Marjorie Galen is the author--and photographer--of Summer Crafts: Fun and Creative Summer Projects for the Whole Family. In addition, she's written articles and done crafting for magazines.