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Reconstructing Clothes For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-12767-4
368 pages
August 2007
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Part I: Let the Reconstruction Begin! But First . . . .

Chapter 1: The Ins, Outs, and Inside-Outs of This Book.

Chapter 2: Reconstruction Reasons.

Chapter 3: Scoping Stuff with an Eye for Design.

Chapter 4: Deconstructing 101: Taking Stuff Apart.

Chapter 5: Reconstructing 101: The Very Basics of Sewing.

Part II: Shirts: Sluggish to Spectacular.

Chapter 6: Transforming T-shirts.

Chapter 7: Redefining Boring Button-downs.

Chapter 8: Pullover Overhaul.

Part III: Breathing Life into Dead Pants.

Chapter 9: Basic Slacks Brought Back.

Chapter 10: Regenerating Jeans.

Chapter 11: The Existential Stretch Pant.

Part IV: Salvation for Your Sweaters and Other Knits.

Chapter 12: Do It Again with Your Cardigan.

Chapter 13: Pullover Sweaters Pulled in All Directions.

Chapter 14: Afghan Today, What Tomorrow?

Part V: Skirts and Dresses (re)Done Right.

Chapter 15: Bridesmaid’s Redemption.

Chapter 16: Second Life For Your Skirt.

Chapter 17: Addressing That Tired Old Dress.

Part VI: Now What to Do with All These Scraps?

Chapter 18: Brand New Bedding.

Chapter 19: Deck the Halls with Lots of Scraps.

Chapter 20: Decorative (re)Touches.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten General Tips.

Chapter 22: Ten Fix-a-Stain Tricks.


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