WorldCat Identities

Picken, Mary Brooks 1886-1981

Overview
Works: 178 works in 427 publications in 2 languages and 5,525 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: TT503, 646.03
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Brooks Picken
The fashion dictionary; fabric, sewing, and dress as expressed in the language of fashion by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

21 editions published between 1957 and 1973 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary to more than 10,000 words in the language of fashion, wearing apparel and accessories illustrated with 800 drawings and over 200 photographs
Needlepoint for everyone by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a copiously illustrated book about a fast -growing handicraft and hobby. At once encyclopedic in scope and practical, it contains not only all the useful information you need to get started and follow through to handsome and satisfying pieces of needlepoint, but also a great deal about needlepoint in our American heritage
A dictionary of costume and fashion : historic and modern : with over 950 illustrations by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines more than 10,000 words related to clothing and fashion, providing over 950 illustrations and covering not only pieces of attire but also stitches, weaves, fabrics, and accessories
Singer sewing book by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

29 editions published between 1949 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The language of fashion; a dictionary and digest of fabric, sewing and dress by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dressmakers of France; the who, how, and why of the French couture by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern dressmaking made easy by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

8 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sewing for the home; how to make fabric furnishings in a professional way by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

7 editions published between 1941 and 1950 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secrets of distinctive dress : harmonious, becoming, and beautiful dress, its value and how to achieve it by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

10 editions published between 1918 and 2019 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Needlepoint made easy: classic and modern by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions in classic and modern techniques and styles
Sewing for the home by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mending made easy, the ABC and XYZ of fabric conservation by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sewing magic by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old-fashioned ribbon trimmings and flowers by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of fashioning decorative accents with ribbons is enjoying a revival among today's crafters, who find it the perfect way to add lovely touches to clothing, personal items, household accessories, and more. Reproduced from a rare vintage edition, this profusely illustrated how-to book describes how to fold and sew lengths of ribbon to create dramatic ruffles, bows, and bands. You'll also learn how to use ribbon to fashion appealing florals; daisies, chrysanthemums, rosebuds, violets, petunias, dahlias, sunflowers, and even complete bouquets. Then use these charming ribbon creations to trim a hat, decorate baby clothes and lingerie, add a luxurious touch to lampshades and cushions, or embellish shoes, baby carriages, blankets, coat hangers, and much more. Step-by-step instructions show you exactly how to proceed. No special talent, other than minimal sewing skill, is required to learn ribbon art techniques and experience the satisfaction of creating an attractive item for yourself, your home, or a special someone
Dress and look slender by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

5 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mary Brooks Picken method of modern dressmaking by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

8 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Sewing for everyone by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

7 editions published between 1944 and 1947 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sewing materials by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

8 editions published between 1923 and 1925 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to make children's clothes the modern Singer way by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

6 editions published between 1928 and 1976 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to make draperies, slip covers, cushions and other home furnishings the modern Singer way by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

5 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A dictionary of costume and fashion : historic and modern : with over 950 illustrations
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Old-fashioned ribbon trimmings and flowersHow to make draperies, slip covers, cushions and other home furnishings the modern Singer way
Alternative Names

controlled identityWells, Jane Warren, 1886-1981

Brooks Picken, Mary

Mary Brooks Picken Amerikaans schrijfster (1886-1981)

Mary Brooks Picken écrivaine américaine

Mary Brooks Picken escriptora estatunidenca

Mary Brooks Picken escritora estadounidense

Mary Brooks Picken escritora estauxunidense

Mary Brooks Picken scrittrice statunitense

Mary Brooks Picken yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Picken, M. B. 1886-1981

Picken, M. B. 1886-1981 (Mary Brooks)

Picken, M. B. (Mary Brooks), 1886-1981

Picken, Mary Brooks, 1886-

Summer, Mary Brooks Picken

Sumner, Mary Brooks Picken 1886-1981

Wells, Jane Warren

Мэры Брукс Пікен пісьменьніца ЗША

ピツケン, メリー ブルツクス

Languages
English (174)

Dutch (1)