By Bridgett Artise

Born-Again classic: 25 how you can Deconstruct, Reinvent, and Recycle Your dresser
Fashion dressmaker Bridgett Artise believes in moment chances—a philosophy that extends the entire approach to her garments line, B. Artise
type gave her a moment likelihood at happiness and good fortune, and, in flip, she provides classic clothing that experience misplaced their luster one other probability at being fashionable.
Mixing modern garments with the simplest parts of a classic piece—like the collar of a cool fifties housedress or the wallet of a seventies-style jacket—and piecing them again jointly in an entire new manner, she creates extraordinary clothing which are either pattern environment and timeless.
An outdated ruffled blouse with exceptional buttons, plus a cheap tank best, can develop into a distinct top.
A poodle skirt and that so-last-year’s knee-length cardigan sweater should be become whatever from a mini-poncho to a based tube top.
With models for each season, Born-Again classic comprises styles for:
•Pants that pair completely with wintry weather boots and a sweater gown that’s attractive and simple
•A cropped jacket + sweater corset which are ideal for a flirty spring fling
•Dresses + baggage to maintain summer season effortless and breezy
•Pretty-in-a-blink clothes + add-ons for a major evening out
Born-Again classic updates the traits of style eras passed by and brings the exceptional caliber of classic right into a new age. whole with a classic purchasing advisor, convenient sort assistance, and ideas for reinventing disused cast-offs, Born-Again classic is a must have for classic consumers and sewers alike.

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PATTERNS CHAPTER 1 WINTER PHOTO BOOT PANTS FITTED PAIR OF JEANS OR PANTS + SWEATER WITH RIBBED CUFFS + RULER + TAILOR’S CHALK OR FABRIC PEN + SCISSORS + STRAIGHT PINS + COORDINATING THREAD + SEWING MACHINE INSTRUCTIONS 1. Lay the jeans flat on the work surface with the front facing up. 5cm) from the bottom of each pant leg. ) Cut off these bottom sections. 2. Lay the sweater flat on the work surface with the front facing up. Cut the sleeves off straight across from the underarms to the shoulders.

Finally, turning a standard sleeve into a bell sleeve makes it simply fabulous. For pattern instructions, click here WIDE BELT Belts have always been a go- to accessory. This one is more of a cross between a corset and a belt, giving you all the advantages of both—the hourglass waist plus a funky element to jazz up a plain dress. Use anything from an oversized blazer to an old, fitted dress to get this tailored look. For pattern instructions, click here CHAPTER 3 SUMMER Longer days, time in the sun, and lots of bare skin—summertime can be challenging to the style maven.

It’s also a great time to experiment with hats, scarves, and other cold- weather accessories. But while a typical pullover sweater or cardigan may never become outdated, the color or the houndstooth print on it will. In this chapter, we explore how to find a fashionable use for that plaid, ankle-length skirt you once adored, breathe new life into the leg warmer, and even address the cumbersome issue of stuffing your pants into your tall boots with ease. So scour your closet and vintage stores for heavy sweaters, wool coats, tweed skirts, and velvet blazers, and get ready to create some gems that will have you wishing winter was just a little bit longer.

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