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10 thoughts on “Handmade Chic

  1. says:

    Despite the fact the subtitle is a bit insulting to handmade crafts I was curious Plus some people do not like handmade crafts so I was wonde

  2. says:

    This book has 40 projects to tackle The author describes them as upscale chic and urbane She is right This is not weaving potholders On the other hand all the projects can be done with little difficulty especially if one has any experience wi

  3. says:

    How can you make something hand made look high end? Is there something wrong with all the crafts people do that makes them fall short of commercial stuff? To be honest I've found the thing that counters this the creativity that goes into these projects I love crafting and I've found that you can almost always create something on par with commercial stuff if you know what you're doing Laura Bennett brings to the front that the st

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    If you have seen Project Runway season 3 you’ll recall Laura Bennett as being the architect mother of 5 plus “one on the way” children who made structurally simple yet impeccably embellished articles of clothing Michael Kors marveled how her 5000 collection looked three times its value Her creations are definitely for sophisticates I

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    There has been an explosion of books and blogs lately as a part of a DIY do it yourself movement Now with just a little money and time you can recreate designer looks at home without mortgaging it in the process Sometimes though even at the hands of highly skilled artisans the resulting items look a little too homespun and not like the things you see on current runways And that's fine for people who want that look but there is a void in t

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    Very simple shapes combined with high end materials make these projects look luxurious and expensive The author a Project Runway finalist favors fur feathers and leather but does mention alternative low brow fabrics It would be great to see actual pieces done in denim or canvas A too brief primer on how to work with leather doesn't make me fe

  7. says:

    I was really hoping to find inspiration from this book but I did not I found it to be a little silly to be honest Most of the projects were things that could be purchased for far less than the cost of buying the materials to make them Some of the materials were not at all readily available and would take a great deal of searching or internet shopping in order to make them In most books I have found that there is at le

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    This book has projects for those that want to create items that look high end up are actually homemade Brief introduction is given to advise what the book is about and the intentions of it as well Materials and techniues are giving fo

  9. says:

    Laura Bennett is not going to apologize for her desire to elevate her handmade goods to the status of as good as or better than what you can buy at the store I don't take offense Without a leather expert in town willing to teach me I enrolled in an online class It's amazing to see how much of what has come up in the class

  10. says:

    Perhaps the that look high end should have tipped me off that this book wouldn't be for me I am not nor have I ever been

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Review ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Laura Bennett

Notepads electronics bags and wallets and evening items Laura offers patterns easy to follow diagrams and detailed instructions for fabricating each glamorous project whether it involves sewing from scratch or embellishing a prepurchased garment While showcasing her own creative designs she provides readers with the basic techniues and encouragement t. There has been an explosion of books and blogs lately as a part of a DIY do it yourself movement Now with just a little money and time you can recreate designer looks at home without mortgaging it in the process Sometimes though even at the hands of highly skilled artisans the resulting items look a little too homespun and not like the things you see on current runways And that s fine for people who want that look but there is a void in the market for chic diy booksLaura Bennett s latest book fills that void Best known for her sleek elegant designs on season 3 of Project Runway Bennett has compiled a collection of accessories that are easy to make and incredibly stylish What I loved most about it is the inclusion of materials that many shy away from leather fur faux or real feathers and beads Her instructions for buying and using them definitely take the intimidation factor away The 40 projects include covers for electronics e readers iPads etc wallets purses and much including embellishing ready to wear garmentsThis book is a valuable addition to any sewing and craft book library especially my extensive one

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Hey need to come up with variations and create their own signature piecesPacked with Laura's signature flair and finesse vibrant four color photos step by step drawings anda complete list of suggestions on where to purchase materials Handmade Chic is an accessible guideto at home crafting that is elegant enough for the most modern fashion savvy of wom. Laura Bennett is not going to apologize for her desire to elevate her handmade goods to the status of as good as or better than what you can buy at the store I don t take offense Without a leather expert in town willing to teach me I enrolled in an online class It s amazing to see how much of what has come up in the class that s also been covered in this book She devotes uite a bit of her book to sewing leather and does so with very firm opinions I love her absolute specificity recommending 3M tapes by model number and basically sourcing most or all of her hardware from one store which also sells online Bennett and my online leather sewing class instructor disagree on a couple of things like what weight of leather the standard home machine can handle Strangely I trust Bennett as she comes from a total home sewing background and not a factory careerHer instructions photos and illustrations are very clear and the projects look expensive and attractive I can t wait to try some of these projects Detective Wanda Wolfe materials Handmade Chic is an accessible guideto at home crafting that is elegant enough for the Riverside. Sen w wysokiej rozdzielczości most Dreams of Glass modern fashion savvy of wom. Laura Bennett is not going to apologize for her desire to elevate her handmade goods to the status of as good as or better than what you can buy at the store I don t take offense Without a leather expert in town willing to teach Zawieszenie niewiary me I enrolled in an online class It s amazing to see how Healing Sex much of what has come up in the class that s also been covered in this book She devotes uite a bit of her book to sewing leather and does so with very firm opinions I love her absolute specificity recommending 3M tapes by Spark (Stronger, model number and basically sourcing Wonder Woman and Philosophy most or all of her hardware from one store which also sells online Bennett and Sozialismus Und Kapitalistische Gesellschaftsordnung my online leather sewing class instructor disagree on a couple of things like what weight of leather the standard home Sponsor. Tom 1 (Sponsor, machine can handle Strangely I trust Bennett as she comes from a total home sewing background and not a factory careerHer instructions photos and illustrations are very clear and the projects look expensive and attractive I can t wait to try some of these projects

Review ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Laura Bennett

In Handmade Chic Fashionable Projects That Look High End Not Homespun Laura Bennett shares simple strategies for creating 40 small luxuries and high fashion accessories from a smart leather iPad portfolio to a feather embellished evening bag With sections organized in skill building order and based on type of accessory small leather goods agendas and. This book has 40 projects to tackle The author describes them as upscale chic and urbane She is right This is not weaving potholders On the other hand all the projects can be done with little difficulty especially if one has any experience with sewing The author uses leather to make her projects but she lets the reader know they can be done with denim canvas corduroy or feltThere is great detail on how to do the projects Sewing terminology is explained well There is a list of materials and tools needed for each project Illustrations and patterns are provided The author lets the reader know that all the materials for each project can be found online This is helpful since she said most of the hardware can t be found in craft storesThe projects are divided into 4 categoriessmall luxuries examples would be a business card holder a key ring tab and beltsfashionably organized examples would be a book cover various laptop holders and ipad kindle coversbags and wallets examples would be a shopping tote a man s billfold and a day clutchevening extravagances examples would be embellished shoes a pullover and furry slippersWhen I skimmed through this book I thought that it looked too fancy As I read it I realized I could make any of these projects I could use whatever material I wanted and even modify the projects For example I could replace the hardware with Velcro buttons or snaps The author makes the reader comfortable with their own approach to the project I would recommend this book to anyone who is satisfied when they complete a project This book will get you from step one to the last step with easeI received a free copy of this e book from NetGalley for my honest review