Easy-sew Ideas for Customizing Clothes & Home AccessoriesBook - 2006
Designer looks. Creative know-how. Use-what-you-have ingenuity. Thrift meets craft inSew Stylish, as author Katie Ebben presents easy sewing techniques to help you embellish, reinvent, and recycle everyday clothing and accessories. Whether it's trimming a plain shirt with a ribbon, lengthening curtains with a false hem, or patching the elbow of a cardigan, each project blends sewing instruction and creative inspiration simply and wonderfully. Chapters focus on trimming, patching, hemming, darning and disguising, customizing, and reinventing, with step-by-step instructions and drawings to ensure polished results on the first try. Easy-sew ideas for customizing clothes and home accessories. Make it quick; make it your own.Sew Stylishoffers simple makeovers for everything from jeans to sweaters to off-the-rack basics. Author Katie Ebben presents a modern twist on traditional sewing techniques and demonstrates clever ways to embellish, reinvent, and transform items for home and wardrobe. Eighteen inspiring projects incorporate everything from beading and appliqué to hemming and trimming. The approach is fun and lighthearted, and the clearly illustrated step-by-step instructions provide foolproof formulas to give soft furnishings and clothing a new lease on life.
Publisher: New York : Potter Craft, c2006
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill