Customize your Clothes

Customize your Clothes

A Head-to-toe Guide to Stepping up your Wardrobe

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
A host of About.com's fashion site presents an inspirational, do-it-yourself resource for crafters, designers and decorators that explains how to fashionably customize basic garments and accessories through beading, stitching, screen printing and more. Original.

Perseus Publishing
For crafters, designers, and any stylish individual who has ever wanted to recreate a runway look or simply put their own mark on their wardrobe, this book is the ultimate inspirational resource.Customize Your Clothes is a one-stop DIY guide that covers customizing all essential garments and accessories from head to toe, showing readers how to transform, deconstruct, and/or upcycle their wardrobe by bleaching, beading, stitching, distressing, spray-painting, and much, much more.

Customize Your Clothes breaks down designs for each fashion item, from dresses and skirts to T-shirts, shoes, and purses and profiles emerging talent as well as pioneering designers in the field. Hundreds of designs on fashion items are photographed in stunning detail to inspire the budding designer. Chapters on each process and technique give step-by-step advice on putting your designs on clothing and accessories, from screen-printing through embroidery, batik, fabric painting, and innovative techniques for stenciling. A back-of book resource section supplies a quick guide to the properties of different fabric types and the techniques and materials that can be used with them. All essential information for decking out your duds is packed into one stunning package.



Baker
& Taylor

Presents a do-it-yourself resource for crafters, designers, and decorators that explains how to fashionably customize basic garments and accessories through such methods as beading, stitching, screen printing, and embroidery.

Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press/Perseus Book Group, c2012
ISBN: 9780762443475
0762443472
Characteristics: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm

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