New Dress A Day

New Dress A Day

The Ultimate DIY Guide to Creating Fashion Dos From Thrift-store Don'ts

Book - 2012
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GO FROM THRIFT-SHOP CHEAP TO RUNWAY CHIC EACH AND EVERY DAY!
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Based on her wildly popular blog of the same name, guerrilla seamstress Marisa Lynch shows you how to easily (and affordably!) transform your wardrobe from frumpy to fabulous! With just a snip here and a stitch there, your basement bargains will rival anything in designer collections. Yes, with a little imagination--and DIY tools like needles, thread, and safety pins--you too can update an outdated castoff. Inside you'll discover how to
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* ace the sewing basics (remember: safety first!)
* create DIY designer look-alikes
* cut Flashdance -inspired sweatshirts
* make an old, tired muumuu a smashing must-have
* give bridesmaid dresses a second life
* dye your way to a vibrant new wardrobe
* whip up accessories in seconds
* style the same dress seven different ways
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Complete with colorful before-and-after photos, fun sidebars, and even a groovy sewing song playlist to get you in the zone, New Dress a Day proves that you don't need a sewing machine or a big budget to turn unfashionable trash into stylish treasure.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780345532886
0345532880
Branch Call Number: 646.408 L991
Characteristics: xxi, 214 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm

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JCLJulieT Mar 12, 2013

Fun! I liked the author and her ideas. I may or may not use any of her dressipes, but she definitely got me thinking about making up some of my own. Plus, I love the word dressipe

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