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By Stephanie Kimura

Dare to be diversified! long gone are the times of searching via rack after rack of recent models on the neighborhood shop searching for definitely the right blouse, pair of paints or accent. in its place, take a "shopping trip" in your personal closet, a friend's closet, consignment shops, thrift retailers or the sale racks.

In Altered Style, writer Stephanie Kimura exhibits you ways to remodel daily clothing and components into custom-made models that mirror your personal kind and exhibit the realm who you are.

Your character will express via with:
• greater than 30 tasks for growing handbags, blouses, tees, jackets and more
• rules for embellishing with buttons, sparkly crystals, colourful textile snippets, beads and whatever you come back across
• basic concepts, akin to simple stitching, folding, bonding and drawing

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

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At stress po g in h c it st f line o Press the binding strip up. Place the binding strip over the seam allowances and bring the zigzag finished edge past the previous seam on the inside of the backpack. Pin in place. Sew close to the binding edge with a straight stitch all the way around, except for those two 1" spaces. 9 Place one of the ends of the small green handle into the 1" space. Make sure to push it 1⁄2" into the space. Pin in place. Sew close to the edge of the binding over the small green handle.

7 Embellish the mint suede eyeglass cutout with three crystals in each corner, following manufacturer’s instructions. Front of the case. 8 Place the fusible decorative thread around the eyeglass shape. Fuse in place with the Tefloncoated mini iron. Add iron-on bling to the back of the case. 34 Coco Mocha Coin Purse This morsel of a purse is fashioned after one of haute couture’s favorite designers, Coco Chanel. She influenced fashion with her vision of expensive simplicity. Create your own designer accessories by splurging on small quantities of expensive materials.

5 2 Place the wrong side of the lining/fusible web to the wrong side of the tapestry and press. Use the pressing sheet. Mark brad spaces to the left and right of the center brad. 50 3 3 Measure 1⁄4" down from the top of the tape and make a horizontal mark in the center of each brad space. Use a seam ripper to cut a slit just large enough to squeeze the brad prongs through. Remove the masking tape. Place the brad prongs through the slits. Open and finger press the brad prongs flat on the Remove the masking tape and press the brad prongs flat.

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