Fashion Geek: Clothes Accessories Tech (Google eBook)

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North Light Books, Feb 17, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
6 Reviews
Fashion + Technology

You've seen it on the runway and the red carpet - clothing and accessories that combine the world of fashion with the modern sleekness of tech. And now, the know-how to create these fashions for your own wardrobe is at your fingertips with Fashion Geek.

Project Runway contestant and author Diana Eng teaches you both the sewing and technology basics you need to create your own light-up skirt, twinkling shoes and music-filled hoodie. With step-by-step instructions and how-to photos, learning the ins and outs of creating with LEDs, EL wire and zigzag stitches couldn't be easier.

Learn to:

  • Hack a pedometer to create sparkling shoes
  • Sew headphones into a handmade monster hat
  • Disguise your flash drive as a fabulous necklace
  • Create light-up buttons to sew onto any jacket
With Fashion Geek, every day will be your own tech fashion show!
  

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Review: Fashion Geek: Clothing, Accessories, Tech

User Review  - Isa - Goodreads

Good ideas and understandable tutorials, covers a broad range of technologies and also basic sewing techniques. Definitely nice for inspiration. Read full review

Review: Fashion Geek: Clothing, Accessories, Tech

User Review  - Superchick - Goodreads

would love to take a class to learn these techniques! Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
Techniques
12
Part 1
31
Part 2
81
Gallery
107
Patterns
114
Resources
124
Index
126
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Diana Eng is a fashion designer who combines technology, math and science with design. Diana is a contributor to Craft: magazine and was a contestant on Project Runway Season 2. Her designs have been featured on CBS' The Early Show and on the Craft: blog.

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