Scarves, Ties, Collars and Belts

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A&C Black, May 5, 2009 - Design - 144 pages
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Design and Make Scarves, Ties, Collars and Belts contains a range of beautiful designs, which can be easily made from cheap and accessible components. Each of these designs is elegant and striking, ranging from a beautiful feather collar to the Bollywood belt, made from leather and rhinestones. Each project is set out in a simple and straightforward way, starting with an image of the finished piece, listing the supplies you will need and the tools required, then following with an illustrated making sequence. Even absolute beginners can confidently and successfully tackle all the projects. The final section is packed with design ideas, enabling you to take your new skills further, and it also contains helpful pattern making advice and patterns to follow.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
6
2 Materials and Techniques
9
3 Felt Boa
23
4 Eyelet Belt
29
5 Folded Ribbon Tiebelt
37
6 Pompom Scarf
47
7 Cowrie Belt
57
8 Indian Scarf
65
11 Folded Silk Tie
91
12 Feather Collar
103
13 Faux Fur Wrap
113
14 Designing Your Own Accessories
123
Patterns
132
Glossary
140
Bibliography
141
Stockists
142

9 Bollywood Belt
73
10 Polka Dot Collar
83

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About the author (2009)

Christina Brodie graduated from Winchester School of Art with a

degree in fashion and textiles in 1995. Originally a botanical artist,

she now creates funky printed accessories for her own label World of

Christina. Her work can be viewed at www.worldofchristina.co.uk and

www.temple-of-flora.com. Christina is also the author of the beautiful

book Drawing and Painting Plants and the forthcoming title Design and Make Fashion Bags and Purses.

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