By Stephanie Kimura

ISBN-10: 0896896005

ISBN-13: 9780896896000

Dare to be assorted! long gone are the times of looking via rack after rack of latest models on the neighborhood shop trying to find the appropriate blouse, pair of paints or accent. in its place, 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 rework daily clothing and add-ons into customized models that mirror your individual variety and exhibit the realm who you are.

Your character will express via with:
• greater than 30 tasks for developing handbags, blouses, tees, jackets and more
• principles for embellishing with buttons, sparkly crystals, colourful textile snippets, beads and whatever you return across
• easy options, resembling simple stitching, folding, bonding and drawing

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

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Periodically, when the needle is sent back to the inside, tie a knot to secure. The beads not only embellish the purse, but they keep the Back of the purse. thread away from the edge of the metal holes. The knots add stability. When finished, glue a narrow ribbon over the stitching. 42 Caesar’s Palace Start with a small base of stabilizer about 3" wide x 11⁄2" long with rounded corners. Use glue to cover the stabilizer with fabric, and add a pin to the back. Add feathers, and curve to fit the width of the bag.

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. 10 Peel away the release paper and arrange the three small circles on the lower portion. Sew around the circles. Write your initials with the disappearing ink pen in the center of the circles. Use decorative thread to stitch the initials. Use a 11 straight stitch or the free-motion stitch.

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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