Customize your Clothes
A Head-to-toe Guide to Stepping up your WardrobeBook - 2012
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.
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.
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.