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

By Stephanie Kimura

Dare to be diversified! long gone are the times of looking via rack after rack of latest models on the neighborhood shop trying to find the proper 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 exhibits you ways to remodel daily clothing and components into customized models that mirror your personal kind and exhibit the area who you are.

Your character will convey 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 return across
• basic strategies, comparable to easy stitching, folding, bonding and drawing

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

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Center the Center the dot near the top. large ecru dot near the top (on the green side), with RST. Pin the dot in place. Release the pin that kept the square folded in half so it lies flat. 7 With the right side of the ecru circle placed on the green fabric, sew along the inner circle. 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.

Need for pins. 6 5 Thread the machine with clear polyester thread or thread that matches the croc colors. Fill the bobbin with clear thread or thread that matches the lining. Set the stitch length to 8 to 10 stitches per inch. Stitch close to the edge of the sides and bottom of the pocket. Make sure to backstitch to secure when beginning and ending. Stitch again about 3⁄8" from the edge of the pocket, Finger press the pocket in place parallel to the first row of stitching. The two lines of stitching will offer a sporty look while adding stability.

Cover the clear sticky area with the green Remove the second layer of tape. mock croc strip. Finger press in place. 5 4 Cut four 1⁄4" pieces of tape, and place a piece on each corner of the wrong side of the pocket. Place the pocket on the center of one of the tapestry pieces (which serves as the front). Place the bottom of the pocket 2" from the bottom edge of the tapestry. Remove the tape covering, and finger press the pocket into place. This eliminates the Cover the sticky area with mock croc.

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