Little Fixes: 54 Clever Ways to Extend the Life of Kids' Clothes * Reuse, recycle, repurpose, restyle

Little Fixes: 54 Clever Ways to Extend the Life of Kids' Clothes * Reuse, recycle, repurpose, restyle

by Disney Powless

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Overview

In this how-to book, author Disney Powless proves that whether it’s ripped, stained, too small, or out of season, nothing is lost when it comes to a child’s wardrobe. Little Fixes, a step-by-step guide to refashioning children’s clothes, in sizes ranging from toddler to teen, features 54 simple restyling tutorials. With some basic sewing skills and a little imagination, you’ll soon find yourself having fun reviving any garment. Your kids—and your wallet—will thank you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607058557
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 06/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 26 MB
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About the Author

Disney Powless is founder of the immensely popular craft blog RufflesandStuff.com. Her work has been published in various magazines such as Molly Makes, Fresh Style, Altered Couture, and more. She lives in Washington state with her family.

Table of Contents

Contents

Dedication

Introduction

How to Use This Book

Meet the Models

Supplies

Techniques

Working with knits • Sewing ruffles •Hand stitching • Applique • Shirring

Chapter Two: Wrong Size

Alter…

Shirts

Pants

Dresses and Skirts

Outerwear

Bonus

Waistbands • Tights• Onesies

Chapter Three: Stains and Rips

Stains

Embellished Freezer-Paper Stenciling •Bleach Fix • Poppy-Scattered Shirt • Painted Tights

Rips

Ruffle Panel Shirt • Polka Dot SweaterPatches • T-shirt Transplant • Faux Plaid Shirt

Chapter Four: Out of Season

Alter…

Tops

Bottoms

Bonus : Restyling Ideas

If All Else Fails—Accessorize!

T-Shirt Headband • Sweater Belt•Sequined Collar • Scarf with Pockets • Covered Bead Necklace • Retro Tie • Armor Leg Warmers • T-Shirt Shoe Laces • Poppy Hair Clips • Bowtie • Easy-onInfinity Scarf •Sweater Beanie • No-Sew Flower Sash

Templates

Resources

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