New Dress a Day: The Ultimate DIY Guide to Creating Fashion by Marisa Lynch

By Marisa Lynch

Pass FROM THRIFT-SHOP affordable TO RUNWAY stylish every DAY!

Based on her wildly well known weblog of an analogous identify, guerrilla seamstress Marisa Lynch indicates you the way to simply (and affordably!) rework your cloth cabinet from frumpy to awesome! With only a snip right here and a sew there, your basement offers will rival whatever in fashion designer collections. convinced, with a bit imagination—and DIY instruments like needles, thread, and protection pins—you can also replace an superseded castoff. within you’ll observe tips on how to

• ace the stitching fundamentals (remember: security first!)
• create DIY fashion designer look-alikes
• lower Flashdance-inspired sweatshirts
• make an outdated, drained muumuu a smashing must-have
• supply bridesmaid clothes a moment life
• dye your technique to a colourful new wardrobe
• whip up components in seconds
• variety a similar gown seven assorted ways
Complete with colourful before-and-after pictures, enjoyable sidebars, or even a cool stitching track playlist to get you within the region, New gown a Day proves that you simply don’t want a stitching computing device or a massive funds to show retro trash into fashionable treasure.

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