Download Altered Style: Sewing & Embellishing Wearable Fashions by Stephanie Kimura PDF

By Stephanie Kimura

ISBN-10: 0896896005

ISBN-13: 9780896896000

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

In Altered Style, writer Stephanie Kimura exhibits you ways to rework daily clothing and components into customized models that replicate your personal sort and convey the realm who you are.

Your character will express via with:
• greater than 30 tasks for growing handbags, blouses, tees, jackets and more
• rules for embellishing with buttons, sparkly crystals, colourful cloth snippets, beads and something you come back across
• basic concepts, corresponding to simple stitching, folding, bonding and drawing

With a bit creativity and straightforward embellishing, you'll be in your option to updating your dresser together with your personal sort and aptitude. by no means back will you've gotten "nothing to wear"!

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45 Instructions: Materials: White denim or twill jacket 1 Lace in varying widths Thread the machine with clear polyester thread, and fill the bobbin with white sewing thread. White thread Clear polyester thread Denim needle Free-motion foot 2 Fray check Place the straight edge of the lace along the inside edge of the collar. Pin in place. Sew the straight edge with a zigzag stitch to anchor. Then use the darning foot and freemotion technique over the lace to keep in place. Anchor the lace with rows of stitching.

Cut along the seam allowance inner circle and along the outer circle. Make a cut along one of the folds from the inner circle to the outer circle. Place cut edges together to create a larger circle. 3 Do the same for the sleeve flounce, using the sleeve edge measurement for “W”. Assemble the Collar and Sleeve Flounce 1 2 Cut two collar circles and two sleeve circles out of the knit fabric. For the collar, place one of the cut edges from each circle with RST. Do the same with the remaining two cut edges, creating a larger circle.

Sew close to the edge of the binding over the small green handle. This small green handle will have the stress of the weight of the backpack. You may want to reinforce it with an extra row of stitching. 8 10 Place the two adjustable handles in front of the green handle. Tuck the other end of the small green handle into the other 1" space. Pin and sew in place close to the binding edge. Finish the binding. 10 PIn and sew handles in place. 55 11 11 Add a decorative purchased pin or some matching hardware to make finding your keys a little easier.

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