Sewing For Summer (Paperback)
Simple Projects For The Perfect Summer Wardrobe
New Holland Publishers, 9781742575667, 112pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2015
Sewing for Summer is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to try their hand at creating some original and stunning summer items.
In this book you will find instructions and patterns for a selection of simple projects that will make an entire summer wardrobe. There are cover ups and sarongs for days at the beach, simpl e skirts and tops to help cope with the hot days, and l oose trousers and jackets for those cooler summer evenings.
The featured projects are suitable for anyone who is new to sewing, with easy to follow patterns, together with suggested fabrics. A helpful introduction fills you in on all y ou need to know about sewing techniques and equipment along with handy tips throughout which will encourage you to experiment and add your own style.
Each project is accompanied by beautiful photographs of the finished item so you know what to aim for.
Compile the perfect summer wardrobe with these simple projects, including:
• Wrap Skirt
• Pencil Skirt
• Gathered Skirt
• Strapless Maxi Dress
• Drawstring Pants
• Lightweight Pants
• Strapless Top
• Drape Neck Top and Dress
About the Author
Kristy Chan is a keen sewer and blogger who proudly wears her handmade wardrobe everyday and prefers shopping for fabric over shopping for clothes. She has been sewing since high school, when a desire for unique and individual outfits combined with a need to save money led her to start experimenting in sewing clothes and refashioning vintage items.
Kristy loves to use retro patterns, vintage fabrics and to customise sewing patterns to create fun and well fitting clothes. Kristy runs a blog where she posts recent creations and gives sewing hints and tips t o other equally obsessed sewers.