Girl's Guide to DIY Fashion: Design & Sew 5 Complete Outfits Mood Boards Fashion Sketching Choosing Fabric Adding Style
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Give your resident young designer all the tools she needs to create five cute outfits that will take her from home to school to hanging out and back again. From the owner of the NYC sewing studio Pins & Needles comes the definitive guide to mood boards, fashion design, and sewing for girls. The book encourages tweens and teens to sketch their own designs as a way to experiment with color, fabrics, and styles. From sweatshirts and sneakers to jeggings and tights, girls will easily learn how to create hip, trendy outfits and accessories and put their own unique stamp on everything they wear.
need to flip it over and trace it again so your design doesn’t end up reversed when it’s finished. You could also draw smaller designs and put them all over the sweatshirt, even on the back—the fun is really adding your own style to it. Make sure to collect enough fabric, as the exact amount depends on what the design will be, so it may vary. LET’S CREATE! TIP Read and follow the instructions that came with your fusible web before starting this project. If you aren’t using plain cotton
the inside of the small tube. Hand sew the ends together using a whipstitch (page 16). 108 Girl’s Guide to DIY Fashion Style It! Add a faux bow to the center of the head wrap. 1. Cut out a 3˝ × 6˝ rectangle of the same fabric as the head wrap. 2. Fold each of the 4 sides over 1/2˝ to the wrong side and pin. 3. Sew all around close to the edges to hem the faux bow. 4. Slip the faux bow, right side up, inside the center loop on the head wrap. Sew it in place at the center with a few hand
Alexander Henry • ahfabrics.com Michaels • michaels.com Spandexworld • spandexworld.com Jo-Ann Fabrics • joann.com National Nonwovens • woolfelt.com Spoonflower • spoonflower.com 128 Girl’s Guide to DIY Fashion Sweet Dreams Eye Mask Pattern Elastic 1˝ Use a ruler to measure these inch marks to verify that printout is correctly sized. Sweet Dreams Eye Mask Cut 2 from fabric and 1 from batting. OR Cut 1 from fabric and 1 from felt. ¼˝ seam allowance included Elastic 7 8
paper, you can also use sketch paper or kraft paper from a stationery store, tracing paper on rolls from an art supply store, or newsprint. If you’re using an actual newspaper, just be careful no ink gets on your fabric. You can even try taping together sheets of printer or copier paper until it’s big enough to draw or trace what you need. Fabric glue Not all glue is fabric friendly. no-sew option for putting two pieces of For some of the projects in the book you need fabric together. Follow
this pattern before cutting the fabric. Maximum stretch 7 8 10 12 14 Cut 2 (1 pair) from fabric. 5⁄8˝ seam allowance Jeggings Front/back leg Pattern Front rise Grain 1” To make complete pattern, join the following pages, following the diagram for reference. Back rise Jeggings Front/back leg 1½˝ hem allowance included You can also lengthen or shorten this pattern before cutting the fabric. Maximum stretch 7 8 10 12 14 Cut 2 (1 pair) from fabric. 5⁄8˝ seam allowance Jeggings