Denim Mania: 25 Stylish Ways to Transform Your Jeans

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Macmillan, Mar 4, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Designers Carmen Webber, a contestant on Season 4 of Bravo's Project Runway and Carmia Marshall, aka Sistahs of Harlem, have created a sensation with their fabulous blend of street couture and uptown chic, as seen in the pages of many fashion magazines and on the backs of many style-conscious fashionistas.

In Denim Mania Carmen and Carmia teach you to make 25 of their hottest designs, with patterns and instructions so easy you can start the project in the morning and wear it out that night. With their unique blend of vintage and couture designs you can transform your denim, both old and new, into fabulous tops, bottoms, jackets, and accessories. Their designs reflect a fusion of many influences---including the sassy street style of New York City, distant world cultures, and the rich cultural legacy of Harlem.  
Full-color photographs, how-to illustrations, sketches, and complete step-by-step instructions accompany each project. Denim Mania shows you how to transform basic blue jeans into sassy denim couture in no time at all---so you can make it today and wear it tonight!

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Recommended for Intermediate through advanced craftersseamstress mavens. If you have the sewing skills to recreate some of your unused denims this book has some cute ideas. It can be as basic simple ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

CARMEN WEBBER and CARMIA MARSHALL, fashion entrepreneurs and style innovators are Sistahs of Harlem. They got their start selling handbags and revamped shirts at street fairs in New York City. Capturing  the attention of the international fashion press, they have dressed celebrities such as Alicia Keyes. Carmen was a contestant on Season 4 of Bravo's Project Runway and Carmia is a feature film wardrobe stylist. They both live in New York City. 

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