Download e-book for kindle: Altered Style: Sewing & Embellishing Wearable Fashions by Stephanie Kimura

By Stephanie Kimura

ISBN-10: 0896896005

ISBN-13: 9780896896000

Dare to be varied! long gone are the times of shopping via rack after rack of latest 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 the way to rework daily clothing and add-ons into customized models that replicate your personal variety and express the realm who you are.

Your character will convey via with:
• greater than 30 tasks for developing handbags, blouses, tees, jackets and more
• principles for embellishing with buttons, sparkly crystals, colourful cloth snippets, beads and whatever you return across
• uncomplicated suggestions, akin to simple stitching, folding, bonding and drawing

With a bit creativity and straightforward embellishing, you'll be in your technique to updating your cloth cabinet along with your personal type and aptitude. by no means back will you may have "nothing to wear"!

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2 The width of the collar is 4". Y plus the collar width (4") = Z, the radius of the outer circle. 2 Fold the paper into fourths. Mark the radius of the inner circle. Mark the 1⁄4" seam allowance above the inner circle. Mark the outer circle. 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”.

If you need a 2 ⁄2"-long piece for the pocket flap and four more durable pack, consider embroidering the 1"-wide x 3"-long pieces for handle tabs, and words with thread. The word JOURNEY has two 1"-wide x 3"-long pieces for closure tabs seven letters, and the R will be in the center. 1 attached to swivel clasps. From the green mock croc, cut one 8"-wide x 2 6 ⁄2"-long piece for the bottom of the pocket, 1 Measure 21⁄2" from the top of the green mock croc pocket edge. Place the top edge of the masking tape on that line.

Do the same from the other end. Do Sometimes, it will stretch a bit more. Repeat not place gathers at the overlapping ends. with the chalk tool. Create the strip length needed for the waistband tie by placing the strips with RST and sewing one of the short ends with a ⁄2" 1 seam allowance and press the seam open. Place the center of the tie at the center of the gathered area of the skirt. Pin the length of the gathered area to the tie with RST. Sew the length of the gathered area to the tie using the lower row of stitching as a guide (1⁄2" from the edge of the fabric).

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