Altered Style: Sewing & Embellishing Wearable Fashions - download pdf or read online

By Stephanie Kimura

ISBN-10: 0896896005

ISBN-13: 9780896896000

Dare to be diverse! long past are the times of searching via rack after rack of recent models on the neighborhood shop trying to find the fitting blouse, pair of paints or accent. as an alternative, take a "shopping trip" in your personal closet, a friend's closet, consignment shops, thrift outlets or the sale racks.

In Altered Style, writer Stephanie Kimura indicates you the way to remodel daily clothing and add-ons into customized models that mirror your personal type and express the area who you are.

Your character will exhibit via with:
• greater than 30 initiatives for developing handbags, blouses, tees, jackets and more
• rules for embellishing with buttons, sparkly crystals, colourful textile snippets, beads and whatever you come back across
• basic suggestions, equivalent to easy stitching, folding, bonding and drawing

With a bit creativity and easy embellishing, you'll be in your solution to updating your cloth wardrobe along with your personal kind and aptitude. by no means back will you've "nothing to wear"!

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Thread the needle with a double length of thread. Create a large knot by knotting the end three times. Hold the purse in the channel with pins. 4 Starting from the inside of the bag, send the needle through the hole at one end of the frame. Add a bead and go back through the hole to the inside. Send the needle through the next hole, and repeat until all the holes have a bead. 4 . 5 After the last bead, slip the needle under the Send the needle through the hole. thread that is coming from the previous hole, and tie a knot.

Turn right-side out and press. 11 Tuck the remaining seam allowance (along the gathered length) under and pin in place just below the lowest gathering stitch. 12 Stitch around the entire perimeter of the tie, making sure to catch the opening on the back of the tie. 60 use a chalk marking tool to mark an even hemline all the way around. Cut through the the pin to hold in place. 10 Put the skirt on (or use a dress form) and the right side of the fabric. Pull evenly and Place a pin and wrap the thread tails around 9 13 14 15 Finish the edge of the chiffon layer by straight stitching in the same manner as the sides.

Sew slowly, pivoting periodically with the needle in the down position, or use the free motion technique. Sew through the release paper, using it as a guide. Remove the release paper. 30 Pin the dot in place. 8 Trim away the space inside the inner circle, leaving a scant 1⁄4" seam allowance. Clip around the circle curve. 10 9 Carefully, pull the ecru dot through the hole to the blue side. Pin the circle in place and press lightly. Sew close to the inside edge of the dot. Stitch your initials on the circles.

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