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MARY ADAMS, owner of Mary Adams The Dress, designs and creates party and wedding dresses. Her creations have been featured on Good Morning America and in New York magazine, the Village Voice, and other publications. She studied art at the University of Oregon, from which she received a BFA in printmaking. An early pioneer of the fashion movement on the Lower East Side, Mary opened her studio
in 1984 on Ludlow Street and relocated to Murray Hill in the spring of 2008. This is her first book.
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I love to sew, and Ms. Adams' enthusiasm is contagious. But I expected lots of different ideas for types of party dresses, and found that nearly every dress was very similar, and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by memarkley
I am a new dress-maker and I love making dresses from vintage dress patterns, especially the 50's full skirt type. So it makes sense that I would love this book! Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kathleen Noonan
Mary made a dress for me for my engagement party and it was divine! such a fun designer and down to earth! Read morePublished 14 months ago by Davis
Breezily written, lots of cool ideas.
The dresses are variations on a simple theme which makes creativity that much easier and fun. Read more
A delightful book, even if you don't make anything it's a great addition to your collection. Anyone who sews will appreciate the quality and detail in this book. Read morePublished 17 months ago by portland shopper
I feel like I may have read the description wrong, I thought the book was about showing different techniques to create your own patterns for party dresses. Read morePublished 18 months ago by T.P
Mary Adams brings simplicity and joy to the somewhat mysterious world of dress making. The Party Dress is an excellent handbook and inspiration for the very beginners to the... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Alisha Cox