Reconstructing Clothes for Dummies®

Reconstructing Clothes for Dummies®

Book - 2007
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Reconstructing Clothes for Dummies offers inspiring projects and savvy tips on how to salvage those tired old clothes in your closet and turn them into a one-of-a-kind wardrobe. It shows craftsters, DIY enthusiasts, budget-conscious fashionistas and people from all walks of life how to unleash their inner fashion designer and transform outdated duds into hip new clothes. Featured projects include making good use of old scraps; reviving shrunken sweaters; finding redemption in that bridesmaid dress; decorative repair and embellishment of existing pieces; and creating unexpected home décor with what’s hiding in your drawers.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], 2007
ISBN: 9780470127674
Branch Call Number: MAKER 646.4 BUR
Characteristics: xx, 360 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: For dummies


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Jan 05, 2013

This book isn't glamourous to look at, but within it's pages are a handful of great ideas I've not seen elsewhere, for example, making a skirt from an upside down t-shirt.I'd recommend it for an adventuresome beginner or a seasoned reconstructor looking for fresh ideas.


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