WorldCat Identities

Picken, Mary Brooks 1886-1981

Overview
Works: 155 works in 357 publications in 1 language and 5,595 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: TT503, 646.03
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Most widely held works about Mary Brooks Picken
 
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 )

15 editions published between 1957 and 1973 in English and held by 1,237 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 )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 537 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
Singer sewing book by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

22 editions published between 1949 and 1993 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of costume and fashion : historic and modern : with over 950 illustrations by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 399 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
Dressmakers of France; the who, how, and why of the French couture by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

5 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 366 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 213 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 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and held by 170 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 166 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 )

9 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 148 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 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sewing magic by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 55 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
... Sewing for everyone by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

6 editions published between 1944 and 1947 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dress and look slender by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

4 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmony in dress by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

4 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short cuts to home sewing : the modern Singer way by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

6 editions published between 1926 and 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sewing materials by Mary Brooks Picken( Book )

5 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A dictionary of costume and fashion : historic and modern : with over 950 illustrations
Alternative Names

controlled identityWells, Jane Warren, 1886-1981

Brooks Picken, Mary

Mary Brooks Picken American writer

Picken, M. B. 1886-1981

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

Picken, Mary Brooks, 1886-

Summer, Mary Brooks Picken

Sumner, Mary Brooks Picken 1886-1981

Wells, Jane Warren

ピツケン, メリー ブルツクス

Languages
English (141)

Covers
Old-fashioned ribbon trimmings and flowersShort cuts to home sewing : the modern Singer way