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Altered Style: Sewing & Embellishing Wearable Fashionsby Stephanie Kimura
Synopses & Reviews
Dare to be Different
Gone are the days of browsing through rack after rack of new fashions at the local store looking for the perfect shirt, pair of paints or accessory. Instead, take a shopping trip to your own closet, a friend's closet, consignment stores, thrift shops or the sale racks.
In Altered Style, author Stephanie Kimura shows you how to transform everyday garments and accessories into personalized fashions that reflect your own style and show the world who you are.
Your personality will show through with:
More than 30 projects for creating purses, blouses, tees, jackets and more
Ideas for embellishing with buttons, sparkly crystals, colorful fabric snippets, beads and anything you come across
Simple techniques, such as basic sewing, folding, bonding and drawing
With a little creativity and simple embellishing, you'll be on your way to updating your wardrobe with your own style and flair. Never again will you have nothing to wear
Sewers love clothes 80 percent of American sewers create garments, with 31 percent using their sewing skills to embellish ready-to-wear items.
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