Download E-books Folk Hats (Folk Knitting series) PDF

By Vicki Square

With 30 thoroughly unique styles for enjoyable and practical hats, this globe-trotting assortment provides transparent illustrations and step by step directions for knitters of all ability degrees. heritage and folklore from the hat's nation of starting place accompany each one undertaking. incorporated are felted cowboy hats, festive hats from Cameroon and Japan, historical derbies from round Europe, a beaded cloche from Afghanistan, hot cossacks from Russia, and darling child bonnets from Nigeria and China. each one special topper is an merchandise of favor and of substance. The ingenious and flexible designs and diversity of yarns and strategies placed a brand new spin at the commonplace hat development and reinterpret those people classics for contemporary knitters.

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Download E-books Color Forecasting for Fashion (Portfolio Skills. Fashion & Textiles) PDF

By Debra Johnston Cobb

Colour is a strong promoting instrument. it's the very first thing to seize the consumer's eye within the store window. Get the colour selection improper and a complete diversity can remain at the racks. So, how do colours arrive at the runway or the revenues ground and why do varied businesses all appear to pick out related shades every one season? the reply lies in paintings of the massive colour forecasting undefined. during this publication, Kate Scully and Debra Johnston Cobb examine how the has constructed and the way it really works earlier than relocating directly to examine the abilities a color forecaster employs to attract a colour palette jointly, usually 18 to 24 months just before the marketing season. With case reports that exhibit the at paintings, this booklet breaks down the forecasting technique from how one can prepare a colour palette to paint idea, and how that shades behave and enables you to construct the mix of study and intuitive talents winning fashion designer or forecaster wishes.

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