Making Stylish Belts: Do-it-Yourself Projects to Craft and Sew at Home

Making Stylish Belts: Do-it-Yourself Projects to Craft and Sew at Home

by Ellen Goldstein-Lynch, Nicole Malone, Sarah Mullins
     
 


Next to handbags and shoes, there are probably no other more important fashion accessories than belts. In recent years, beautiful, stylish belts have become a staple of every womanÆs wardrobe, whether itÆs the studded belt you wear with your jeans, the ribbon belt you wear with your khakis, or the beaded belt that you wrap around your cardigan. Belts are…  See more details below

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Next to handbags and shoes, there are probably no other more important fashion accessories than belts. In recent years, beautiful, stylish belts have become a staple of every womanÆs wardrobe, whether itÆs the studded belt you wear with your jeans, the ribbon belt you wear with your khakis, or the beaded belt that you wrap around your cardigan. Belts are everywhere, and surprisingly, you can make them as easily as you can make a handbag. FINALLY there is one fantastic book available to show you how! This one!

The belt projects range from quick and easy no- or low-sew to those that require simple sewing on a home machine. The book shows how to rivet and use various styles of buckles, from classic styles to D-rings to those that have clever ties and wraps. Making Stylish Belts features a range of colorful base materials and embellishments, from leather and vinyl to gorgeous fabrics, including ribbons, cords, and fibers, plus beads, sequins, and rhinestones. The materials are also easy to find. They are available at traditional fabric and craft stores, you can also purchase suitable materials for these projects at places like Wall-Mart, Target, Staples, and home box stores. An extensive resource listing is provided, as always.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592533725
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author


Ellen Goldstein-Lynch is the Chairperson of the Accessories Design Department of at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She has been involved in the accessories field for over 25 years, serving as Public Relations Director for the National Fashion Accessories Association for 10 years. She is an authority on handbags and accessories, and has been featured on national television and in print

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