The Refashion Handbook - Refit, Redesign, Remake for Every Body
Thrift it, restyle it, wear it, love it! Take secondhand finds from frumpy to fabulous with a little help from Beth Huntington, a.k.a. the Renegade Seamstress. Beth shows you how to refashion outdated treasures from the thrift store, garage sale or your own closet, into chic clothing and accessories that are perfectly tailored to fit you. Learn to transform something old into a better fit, a new design or a radical makeover. Restyle an old T-shirt into a cute fitted top. Turn a tired outfit into a hot little black dress. Make a beautiful handbag from a tablecloth and a vintage leather jacket. You’ll love creating your own secondhand chic! Nineteen stylish projects show you how to transform easy-to-find secondhand items into one-of-a-kind fashion statements. Learn the basics of refashioning: how to measure, reshape, fit and finish a garment so it fits perfectly. Plus size? Petite? No problem! Beth’s designs flatter a wide variety of sizes and body types.