Exquisite Embellishments for Your Clothes

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Glam up any garment! All it takes is imagination, clever embellishments, and basic sewing skills. What to do with that plain white blouse? Dye it a luscious shade of green and add matching silk extensions and flounces to the sleeves. A simple scarf? Make it sparkle with sequins.
 

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Contents

Expressing Your Style
8
PROJECTS
21
Pleated Silk Skirt
28
Beaded Trim Tank Top
34
Enhanced Cashmere Scarf
40
FringeTrimmed Miniskirt
46
Embroidered White Dress
52
Sequined Scarf
58
TulleTrimmed Tank Top
76
Linen Skirt with Lace Insets
82
OVER THE WEEKEND
88
Appliqued Pants
96
Tiered Skirt with Attached
102
Cardigan with Felt Appliques
108
Skirt with Silk Appliques
114
ILLUSTRATED TECHNIQUES
120

Wispy Macrame Cuffs
64
Ruffled Skirt
70

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About the author (2006)

Valerie Shrader has been sewing for decades and has a lifelong appreciation of textiles and related crafts. She is also a writer and photographer, and spent several years making jewelry, specializing in bead and wire designs.

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