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Studs and Pearls : 30 Creative Projects for Customized Fashion - Kirsten Nunez

Studs and Pearls

30 Creative Projects for Customized Fashion

Paperback

Published: 1st May 2014
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The concept of DIY has transformed consumer culture, most notably in the fashion industry. Fueled by the current state of the economy, fashion lovers have turned to DIY projects for an inexpensive, personalized means of dressing themselves. The process of creating and altering clothing and accessories highlights the artistic expression of fashion, as opposed to its monetary value.

Studs and Pearls features 30 tutorials for customized clothing, accessories, jewelry, and shoes, with clear step-by-step instructions accompanied by detailed photographs. The projects are easy to make and don't require specialist sewing skills. Inspiration photographs feature variations of the tutorials, emphasizing how readers can truly personalize their creations. Stylish and hip, the projects will appeal to a young readership interested in fashion and saving money.

About the Author

Kirsten Nunez is the creator of the Studs & Pearls blog. Based in New York, she has been Accessories Writer for About.com and The New York Times, and contributes DIY projects to Glitter Magazine.

Introduction
DIY Basics
Tips and Tricks
Stay Inspired

CLOTHING
No Sew Scarf Vest
Stamped Skirt
Contrast Trim Blazer
Mosaic Transfer Top
Fabric Panel Shorts
Party Skirt
Faux Studded Jacket
Gathered Dress
Lace Border Shorts

ACCESSORIES
Sunglass Case Clutch
Elastic Brad Belt
Stone Strap Watch
Sweater
Circle Scarf
Abstract Tote Bag
Glitter Frame Sunglasses
Knotted Headband
Fringe Strap Purse

JEWELLERY
Scarf Necklace
Tassel Earrings
Fabric Wrapped Bangle
Lace Bow Necklace
Jersey and Metal Bracelet
Statement Ring
Beaded Circle Necklace
Leather Charm Earrings
Chain and Thread Bracelet

SHOES
Studded Sole Shoes
Colour-blocked Pumps
Floral Heels
Ribbon Bow Flats

ISBN: 9781780673691
ISBN-10: 1780673698
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st May 2014
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 21.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.53