Geneva Vanderzeil blogs on the site “A Pair and A Spare” (apair-andaspare.blogspot.com) and has a passion for do-it-yourself fashion. During the day she's an urban planner, but she also works with major brands (3M, Coach, Michaels, Sportsgirl, Tony Bianco, and Tory Burch), magazines (Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar Australia, Lucky, Seventeen, Vogue), and websites to recreate current trends using DIY. Geneva currently lives in Hong Kong by way of London.
DIY Fashionista: 40 Stylish Projects to Re-Invent and Update Your Wardrobeby Geneva Vanderzeil
Sustainable, economical . . . fabulous! Recreate the most coveted catwalk trends at home with projects that reuse items you already own or can easily buy secondhand. The stunningly professional-looking garments and accessories range from dresses, skirts, jackets, and trousers to jewelry, hats, bags, and scarves. Fashionista extraordinaire Geneva Vanderzeilwho has worked with top magazines and runs the popular blog A Pair and a Spareexplains simple sewing techniques as well as customizing, easy yarn work, jewelry making, and more. Beautifully illustrated and fashion forward, this gorgeous guide makes tailoring, sewing, and customizing your clothes fun and easy.
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- 8.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)
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This book has awesome step by step instructions, with pictures to go with each step. the author also gives great ideas about where to look for materials, and the ideas are all really cute. I'm in my late 20s, and I love the ideas in the book and can't wait to try them, but anyone interested in this book should note that the ideas have a young vibe, and although the clothes aren't necessarily revealing, there are a few outfits that might not suit someone with more conservative taste.