Beginner Sewing-Deconstruct n Reconstruct Clothes w RIP IT

Why spend tons of money on humdrum designer duds when it’s possible to revamp a piece you already own to create a guaranteed original that looks, fits, and feels just the way it should? Rip It! shows how simple and fun it can be to transform a tired wardrobe into hip, one-of-a-kind new looks without spending a dime. Elissa Meyrich, owner and teacher at the popular New York sewing boutique Sew Fast Sew Easy, has been passing her sewing secrets and style tips on to students for years. Now she shows beginners and experienced sewers everywhere how to customize pieces found at cheap chain stores, thrift shops, or the far reaches of a closet and create fabulous new designs. Rip It! includes everything you need — basic sewing and alteration information; quick sewing methods; where to find supplies; advice on which fabrics to use; important cutting rules; plus illustrated layouts, drawings, and instructions that show you how to: Jazz up old t-shirts with stretch lace and zippers Turn faded, falling-apart jeans into a hot new denim skirt Change a pullover into a cute cardigan Make a thrift-store dress into a hipster skirt Create an instant poncho Cool, crafty, and brimming with creative ideas, Rip It! is a hands-on handbook that will show you how to give your clothes sass, sparkle, and your own signature style. A Customer writes I have the Sew Fast Sew Easy book and my sewing has improved ten fold. I now have an understanding of how garments are put together and am experimenting

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7 Responses to “Beginner Sewing-Deconstruct n Reconstruct Clothes w RIP IT”

  1. ScarlettVVilliams Says:

    i want to get into fashion design.. but my parents won’t allow.. =(

    really want to make my own cloth..?

  2. kolpiuy56 Says:

    this is great?

  3. trueshit12 Says:

    yo is that sexy ass kenley from project runway?, i know that face from a mile away but i cant tell for? sure without the lipstick and 50s attire

  4. prayupblessings Says:

    Nice..wish you? were here in GA.

  5. IrisTrinity Says:

    They’re playing? Brazilian Girls!

  6. ggarvin Says:

    @ScarlettVVilliams You could always sew as practical means for yourself. Take it up as a hobby to convince them to let you get interested in something other? than school.

    It will help improve math, conceptual thinking and methodology of putting things together.

  7. jeannote5 Says:

    I? like the t-shirt marilyn Monroe!

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