Lend a new lease of life to well-loved garments and home furnishings with just a few simple embellishment techniques. From beads and cords to ribbon and lace, the book provides easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for every application and technique. Once you’re comfortable with the process, find an array of fabulous projects for fashion, accessories and the home – most of which can be completed over a weekend.
From an elegant applique dress and a pachwork carryall to yo-yo blouse and flower-adorned cardigan, each project employs a variety of easy techniques to keep the crafter constantly challenged. Each design is accompanied by clear, concise instructions and a full-colour photograph to make the embellishment process a breeze. Whether you care to adorn a simple blouse or jazz up your favourite pair of jeans, Creative Embellishing provides you with all the inspiration you need to transform designs from ordinary to extraordinary.
A quote from Quick & Crafty magazine
“From beads to cords, and ribbons to lace, you’ll find this book is perfect for applying those extra special details. With this step-by-step guide you can transform your clothing and home furnishings quickly and easily into sparkling masterpieces. The ideas will have you eagerly pulling out old t-shirts, pillow covers, and tea towels to decorate and update.”