#ootd (outfit Of The Day) Sew & Style: Make Your Dream Wardrobe With Angela by Angela Lan#ootd (outfit Of The Day) Sew & Style: Make Your Dream Wardrobe With Angela by Angela Lan

#ootd (outfit Of The Day) Sew & Style: Make Your Dream Wardrobe With Angela

byAngela Lan

Paperback | April 7, 2016

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Ideal for avid DIY-ers looking to try something new, this in-depth guide turns beginning garment sewers into fashion designers! Thirteen-year-old clothing designer Angela Lan of Lovespunk.com teaches 12-16 year olds to design their own wardrobe from 6 classic looks-then shows them how to alter patterns for a completely different style! A skill-building approach to garment-sewing basics, like choosing the right fabric and installing zippers, makes for a professional, store-bought finish every time.
Angela Lan is a teen fashion designer and lifestyle blogger. Self-taught, she is an artsy girl who wants to pursue a career in design and start her own clothing brand. lovespunk.com
Title:#ootd (outfit Of The Day) Sew & Style: Make Your Dream Wardrobe With AngelaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.99 × 8.02 × 0.46 inPublished:April 7, 2016Publisher:C&T Publishing / Stash BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1617451363

ISBN - 13:9781617451362

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Table of Contents

Introduction How to Use This Book Chapter 1: The Basics Chapter Intro Fabrics Grain Fabric Labels Wovens Knits Interfacing Choosing and Buying Fabrics Buying Fabric In-Store Buying Fabric Online Finding the Right Fabric Pre-washing Notions Basic Sewing Supplies Optional Tools Threads Needles Sewing by Hand and Machine Sewing Machine Tips on Buying a Sewing Machine Anatomy Types of Stitches Hand Sewing Seam Allowance Sewing a Seam Make It-DIY Infinity Scarf Chapter 2: The Little Details That Matter Chapter Intro Basic Techniques Pinning Measuring and Marking Seam Ripping Pressing Seams Sewing Curved Seams Sewing in the Round Heming Threading Elastic (Drawstrings) Sewing with Knits Stretch and Sew Setting In Sleeves Patterns Sizing Tracing Patterns Symbols Cutting Layouts Cutting/ Marking Fabrics Make It-DIY Basic Tee Chapter 3: Sewing to Fit YOU Chapter Intro Seam Finishes Zigzag French Seams Mock-French Seams Fibers Fabric Fibers Most Common Fibers/Characteristics Climates What fibers should I use? Lifestyle Make It-DIY Skater Skirt Chapter 4: Design It Chapter Intro Advanced Techniques Darts Gathers Bias Binding Inserting a Zipper The Design Concept Sketching Sketch to Final Product Analyzing Pattern, Fit, and Design Basics of Modifying Patterns Adjusting the Neckline Lengthening and Shortening Adding and Subtracting Minimal Width Adjusting Width by "Slashing and Spreading" Embellishments Fabric Paint Trims/ Buttons Other Make It-DIY Boxy Crop Top Chapter 5: More Projects Chapter Intro Make It-DIY Skater Dress Make It-DIY High-Rise Shorts Glossary Resources Index About the Author

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OOTD is fashion-blog-speak for Outfit of the Day. Fourteen-year-old fashion designer Angela Lan of lovespunk.com teaches 12- to 16-year-olds how to design their own wardrobes from six classic looks. This in-depth guide shares garment-sewing basics, from choosing the right fabric to installing zippers, for a professional store-bought finish. Encouraging girls to find and sew their perfect style, Angela helps readers build their skills through six versatile clothing patterns and four altered fashions to show how easy it is to change up basic pieces for a totally different look.