Fashion Geek: Clothes Accessories Tech

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North Light Books, Feb 17, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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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 shoesSew headphones into a handmade monster hatDisguise your flash drive as a fabulous necklaceCreate light-up buttons to sew onto any jacketWith Fashion Geek, every day will be your own tech fashion show!

 

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Contents

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