Download e-book for kindle: AlterNation: Transform. Embellish. Customize. by Shannon Okey, Alexandra Underhill

By Shannon Okey, Alexandra Underhill

ISBN-10: 1440225001

ISBN-13: 9781440225000

ISBN-10: 1581809786

ISBN-13: 9781581809787

Customise your outfits. rework your world.
Do-it-yourself model is the main inventive, cheap and enjoyable method to create a method thats thoroughly and uniquely you. even if youre a stitching beginner or a savvy seamstress, AlterNation provide you with all of the wisdom and notion you must create your individual trend-setting clothing and accessories. simply dig into the again of your closet or hit up your favourite thrift shop, and youll be in your strategy to making a unique cloth wardrobe that may have your pals asking, «Whered you get that?!»
* Convert a mens buttondown into the smooth and sleeveless place of work Corset, or mix it with a flowing skirt to create the unusually female Mens blouse Dress.
* Reinvent a pillowcase and a flat sheet to create the lovable and comfortable Bedhead most sensible and Asymmetrical Sheet Skirt.
* Pair a few ripped-beyond-wear denims with a few stylish cloth to make the harmful Cherry purse, or minimize a number of out-of-style pairs into panels for the Denim Corset Skirt.
Not merely will you learn how to make 25+ initiatives, youll be bursting with principles for numerous extra. sign up for the voters of AlterNation! flip your again at the mall, set your personal traits, and blow their own horns your sort!

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The day plastic surgery foot reductions become possible will be a very happy one in her house! Anything fabric is fair game, including shrunken sweaters. Skirts can become larger or smaller, shirts can lose or gain sleeves, Necklines, buttons, lengths—all completely changeable. Beware of stains, however, particularly perspiration stains. Once set, they’re not coming out, no matter what some crazed Australian tells you on TV. In fact, they may change color for the worse if you try to bleach them out.

1 magazine and is a frequent contributor to magazines such as CRAFT, Adorn and Yarn Market Knitting News. Together, we’ve worked on a number of projects, such as a touch-sensitive fabric iPod wedding dress called “iDo” for the computational couture show Seamless, and of course, this book. Our goal for AlterNation is to inspire you, to teach techniques you can apply to your own projects and encourage you to share the love. com. It’s like a twenty-four-hour party with glue guns and sergers instead of cocktails and canapés.

Don’t limit yourself to just shirts! You can attach shapes to hoodies, sweatshirts (see the Day of the Dead Jacket, even skirts. But craft felt is not the most durable substance around, especially if the shapes you’ve cut out are delicate, so handwashing is recommended. Or, for extremely large or delicate shapes, make the art removable by attaching snaps to the back. MATERIALS T-SHIRT CRAFT FELT EMBROIDERY THREAD OR BEADS (OPTIONAL) FUSIBLE WEB (OPTIONAL) THREAD SCISSORS STRAIGHT PINS IRON (OPTIONAL) SEWING MACHINE OR NEEDLE 1 CUT SHAPES Cut out shapes you like.

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