#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 Lanis 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.