3 DVD -
both sides of the fabric to
make this incredible jacket. Legend has it she purchased this fabric on
a dare, but could not resist the challenge of creating beauty from this
beast. It became the center of this project and the cover of this book.
She shows you how to use both sides of a print fabric and make them
match as if it were created that way.
learning how to match
patterns in your fabric. Shirley shows you how to match strips, plaids,
print fabrics on the sleeves, in skirts, underarms, all different seams.
Come Rain or Shine
trench coat for rainy days from UltraLeather or UltraSuede. Shirley
discusses these fabrics, linings, and provides detailed instructions on
style procedures. Your provide your own pattern and she shows you how
to make it unique.
stretch of knit fabrics BEFORE you purchase them. Shirley tells you of
three ways to buy sweater fabric. She then details cutting, stitching,
hemming, and necks.
One Layer Coats, the Interior
patternless one layer polar
fleece uses just a yard and a half of fabric. She fringed hers for a
fun Western look, but design yours for an urban or
style. Pattern layout diagrammed.
On The Edge
one layer coat, add finish
to the edges, fringes, braiding, suede strips, or flatlock with
speciality threads on your serger.
Altering Manmade Suedes
manmades forgive a lot of mistakes or Christmas eggnog. Make jackets,
skirts larger with innovative methods. Add a zipper where there isn't a
seam and other disguises. Watch
Shirley insert a zipper into suede
Distorting The Facts
an owl, tulips and ivy all diagrammed for you to cut out of your
favorite fabrics and create applique for clothing. Imagine decorating
your teen's room in floral applique.
Create a Collar
collars to existing garments,
change the collar on a purchased pattern, or add one to a collarless
pattern. Mandarin, wing tip, bias, fitted, sailor.
this "fold into itself"
quilt with a turtle (or your favorite) puffy embellishment to put
smiles on the faces of your little ones. Pillow edge finishes and
yardage chart included.
Make It Special
a simple dress pattern and
create something special by changing the collar, adding a yoke,
changing fullness of sleeves, finishing with cuffs and a belt.
Little Black Dress
evening: types of fabric, cut of the dress, sleeves or not, and a
neckline to suit you make this dress a must.
Night On The Town
black dress into the evening with wonderful add ons. Apply
passementerie, use sequined fabrics, lace or metallic knit tricot for a
simple unstructured jacket or sparking appliques to stitch or fuse to
your little black