One Piece Wearables is a new book out that I just love. The book contains wonderful illustrations of the projects, but we thought you might like to see a few of the samples.
DISCLAIMER!!!! I am not a model, I don't play one on TV, I don't even really like to be photographed. But in the interest of sharing the crafting love, I acquiesced and put these great dresses on and played "Poseable Barbie" for my friend Maria Del Pinto and here you have it:
Here is a jacket, dress and tote (perfect for carrying your copy of One Piece Wearables to the store when buying fabric!)
This is the back of the cool jacket. I love when things are adjustable and have bows!
This is the same dress I made in this post out of a recycled pair of plaid pants.
And what am I wearing around my neck you ask?
Why it's one of the projects from Sweater Surgery!
Have I mentioned my love of the pom pom lately?
I had so mush fun accessorizing these outfits with my big chunky jewelry oh and with Superfly, my Airstream.(It's a 1951 Flying Cloud, hence the name Superfly)
Me thinking how I can keep this dress.......
Um, gee I think it is going to...uh...get lost in the mail!!! Ya, ya that's what happened!
OK so if you want to whip yourself up some of these fabulous dresses grab yourself a copy of:
15 Patterns Included!
Simple but elegant fashions requiring minimal sewing and cutting! Each modern and stylish piece is made using a single pattern piece, which is then snipped, trimmed, twisted, folded, and stitched. Each garment is accessible to even those with little sewing experience but also novel and appealing enough to attract experienced sewers. Projects provide readers with the inspiration and instruction to make customized, versatile wardrobe pieces that can be made in any range of fabrics and worn in combination or alone for a variety of style and fashion effects.
Each project featured in this book is made from a single pattern piece. Requiring minimal investment, simple sewing techniques, cutting, and creative yet simple folding, fashions can be made out of a range of fabrics providing limitless styles for each pattern. Many pieces can be worn multiple ways and in many different combinations with other pieces, ensuring endless style variations and to create an all-purpose wardrobe for all occasions.
Sheila Brennan is a designer who has worked in top companies in the fashion industry in New York, London and Paris for over ten years. She is both a talented designer and a skilled patternmaker who has always questioned traditional ways of looking at clothing construction. She is inspired by designers who are known for their innovative approach to fashion, such as Issey Miyake, Madeleine Vionnet, and Comme des Garcons.
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