Janine teaches you how to rework clothes into new styles - from adding embellishments to changing necklines, hemlines and sleeves and even total transformations, such as creating a brand new dress from two old ones!
With clear step-by-step artworks, as well as a comprehensive sewing techniques section, three full size pull-out patterns and advice on sourcing vintage clothes, Thrifty Style will tell you everything you need to know for a wardrobe that is all your own.
Janine Chisholm is an experienced dressmaker, studied at Central Saint Martins college, has worked in theatre and TV for over 10 years and has now chosen to work with underprivileged young people, teaching them how to sew. Her passion for vintage clothing led her to create Custard House Clothing a vintage clothing and customisation service, which she has run successfully for the last three years.
Thrifty Style : Clever Ways to Revamp Your Wardrobe by Janine Chisholm is published by CICO books at £12.99, paperback and available from all good bookshops or call 01256 - 302699. www.cicobooks.co.uk