Guides you through all the basics of sewing by hand and machine, as well as providing you with the skills you need to follow the author's simple but stylish projects. This book provides advice on altering vintage clothes, updating old favourites using buttons, motifs and ribbons. read more...
As seen on Kirstie Allsopp's Vintage Home. Nobody wants to look like everyone else and Lisa shows you just how easy it is to stand out from the crowd. In these tough economic times we're all looking for fun ways to make our pennies stretch further and so it's no wonder making-your-own is back in vogue. Expert crafter, Lisa Comfort, in this, her first book, shares the secrets of her sewing passion. Lisa guides you through all the basics of sewing by hand and machine, as well as providing you with the skills you need to follow her simple but stylish projects. Beautifully illustrated with step-by-step photography for over 25 fun and easy-to-follow sewing projects, this book is guaranteed to get both fashionistas and the crafting community talking, and the rest of us taking a trip to John Lewis...* Simple projects to make in a weekend * Customise, adapt and update vintage clothes * Make your own accessories * Easy instructions for one-off pieces to wear Now pick up your needle and thread, and get sewing! short..
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