Chic on a Shoestring: Simple to Sew Vintage-Style Accessories

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Penguin, May 1, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
Chic on a Shoestring is your entrée into the world of high fashion that will inspire you to create your own covetable clothes and accessories. Learn to transform ornate trims and vintage buttons into spectacular brooches, craft a favorite silk scarf into a chic top, or rework flea market shoes into fashionable showstoppers.

With more than 40 unique and stylish ideas—including quick and easy no-sew projects—Chic on a Shoestring will inspire first-time and experienced crafters alike.


 

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Contents

Introduction
Hunting grounds
The basic
Fabric knowhow
Customizing
Three vintage trims
Naive nosew collar and detachable
Kitschtastic flipflops
Floribunda
1950s paste jewelry
Bella necklacecollar
Cashmere beanie
Emergency
Retro headband
Suitcase Essentials
Silkscarf skirt

Button bag remake
Teatowel apron
Best in show rosette
Pantyhose petals
Vintage collar and cuffs
Romantic lace scarf
Index
Copyright

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