By Amy Barickman
Home stitching is booming back. encouraged via websites like Etsy, Craftsy, Pinterest, and CreativeBug, through the ongoing acclaim for Project Runway and different style indicates, and through the ever-growing DIY flow, there are greater than 35 million sewists in the US. Now, for this new iteration that wishes to make their very own outfits, show their model experience, glance nice, be creative―and get monetary savings, to boot―comes Amy Barickman’s The Magic development Book, an illustrated consultant to making a exceptional cloth cabinet from six magic patterns.
What makes a stitching trend magic? It’s an easy equation: One “magic” trend could be remodeled into six varied looks―for instance, The Skirt (pattern B) yields an A-line skirt, a maxi skirt, a pleated hem skirt, a pencil wrap skirt, a flared bias skirt, and a ruffled mini. Then comes much more magic―there are six magic styles in The Magic trend Book, leading to thirty-six diverse seems. Following every one glance are feedback for particular materials, lots of them repurposed goods, for a complete of 216 clothing and add-ons. The ability point is simple, and styles are bundled onto a CD in an envelope at the back of the ebook, and in addition came across on-line (to be downloaded and published out on 81/2" x eleven" paper).
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