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Sassy Feet: Paint, Embellish and LOVE Your Shoes (and Bags)!
     

Sassy Feet: Paint, Embellish and LOVE Your Shoes (and Bags)!

by Margot Forrest, Destiny Carter
 
All-new SASSIER second edition of the popular guide to the joys of DIY shoe design and handbag upcycling! Completely revised and updated with more than 80 projects for painting and embellishing your shoes and bags. Fun and inspirational with lots and lots of ideas for creating one-of-a-kind accessories.

"Teaches you how to move from Payless to beyond Neiman Marcus

Overview

All-new SASSIER second edition of the popular guide to the joys of DIY shoe design and handbag upcycling! Completely revised and updated with more than 80 projects for painting and embellishing your shoes and bags. Fun and inspirational with lots and lots of ideas for creating one-of-a-kind accessories.

"Teaches you how to move from Payless to beyond Neiman Marcus -- and does it with infectious enthusiasm!" -Program Director, Wearable Art Connection of Southern California

"Terrific and very creative. I love their imagination!" -Sandy Scrivano, author of Sewing With Leather and Suede

Margot Silk Forrest and Destiny Carter have taught thousands of women (and a few intrepid men) how to paint, bead, bedeck and embellish their shoes, boots, sandals, sneakers, shoulder bags, totes, handbags and clutches. In this new edition, they take the Shoe-It-Yourself Movement to a new level.

"The shoes had me drooling! What a jewel this book is -- and so timely! It does a great job of clearly, thoroughly and entertainingly guiding even beginners to creating great 'new' shoes and purses." -Annette Pierson, Jacquard Products pro

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466260559
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
09/16/2011
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.19(d)

Meet the Author

Margot Silk Forrest is a professional writer and non-fiction editor. She is the author of the first edition of "Sassy Feet: How to Paint, Bead, Bedeck and Embellish Your Shoes" and "A Short Course in Kindness." She began teaching classes on "doing" shoes in 2007 and discovered that she loved teaching this new craft as much as she loved doing it.

Destiny Carter is a freelance graphic designer and award-winning artist who works in many different media, including pencil, pen and ink, acrylics, photography, sculpture, blown glass and graphic arts. Her artwork can be seen at www.destinycarter.com. She also has an etsy shop where she sells her hand-painted shoes, bags and apparel, and other witty handmade products.

Margot and Destiny's shoes have appeared in fifteen issues of Altered Couture magazine. They operate the Sassy Feet website (www.sassyfeet.com), online store (http://store.sassyfeet.com), and a blog full of amazing projects for altered shoes and handbags (http://glittersweatshop.typepad.com.)

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