By Kathleen Maggio
A treasure for sewers, crafters, and artistic fashionistas.
Sewing, like any of family arts, is experiencing a renaissance of curiosity, in particular for the "DIY Generation". This new and growing to be workforce strives for individuality and the pride of donning customized clothing that make a private assertion. Altered garments is a set of principles and tasks that supply the assets and suggestion for developing own style from present, used, and classic garments and materials. instead of having to discard a favourite pair of denims simply because they simply are worn via or are reduce improper, this publication presents inventive redesigns. instead of purchase new mass produced models, it's easy and cost effective to take what you have already got on your closet and create not just a manner assertion, yet a political assertion. With wisdom of a few uncomplicated stitching strategy (barely important with today's on hand technology), someone can flip outdated garments into new favorites with a bit inventive proposal and embellishment. So basic that even easy mending projects can turn into type possibilities.
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6. 7. 8. 9. On a scrap of fabric that has a piece of interfacing fused to the back, make a practice sample eyelet, following the instructions that follow. Punch a hole in the fabric with an awl. Make sure the hole is large enough for the eyelet placed on the eyelet pliers but not too large that the eyelet will pull out. This technique can be tricky to do in the center of a garment such as the waist because of all the fabric in the way. Place the eyelet pliers at the shortest distance from the eyelet site (through the armhole in some cases) (C).
Pin the front and back of the skirt together along the gathering line of the top tier. 1 cm) from the pinned line and chalk-mark a line parallel to the gathering line. Cut along the chalk line, through both fabric layers, to eliminate the elastic waistline (A). Do not discard it. To do this, first turn under the raw edge 3⁄16" (4 mm). Baste the hem allowance (B). Now turn it under again and machine stitch the hem. ) Measure your chest under the arms, above the bust. 1 cm) to this measurement, for ease and a lace hem.
Bring the needle out, form a loop and insert it back into the same hole. 1 cm) and let the needle tip poke out the right side of the fabric surface (D). 5. 6. 7. 8. Make sure that the needle tip is inside the loop made in the last step. Pull the needle and thread through to the right side of the fabric and make a small stitch over the loop end (E). Bring the needle up at the original, center point and repeat the process to form three more petals. Bring the needle up in the center and slide a large paillette onto the yarn (F).
Altered Clothing: Hip Fixes and Transformations with a Needle and Thread (Domestic Arts for Crafty Girls) by Kathleen Maggio