By Bridgett Artise
Designer Bridgett Artise believes in moment chances—a philosophy that extends all of the solution to her garments line, B. Artise Originals. style gave her a moment probability at happiness and good fortune, and, in flip, she offers classic clothing that experience misplaced their luster one other likelihood at being trendy. blending modern garments with the simplest parts of a classic piece—like the collar of a cool fifties housedress or the wallet of a seventies-style jacket—and piecing them again jointly in a complete new manner, she creates one of a kind clothing which are either development surroundings and undying.
An outdated ruffled blouse with remarkable buttons, plus a cheap tank most sensible, can develop into a distinct most sensible. A poodle skirt and that so-last-year’s knee-length cardigan sweater will be changed into whatever from a mini-poncho to a based tube best. With models for each season, Born-Again classic comprises styles for:
•Pants that pair completely with iciness boots and a sweater costume that’s attractive and simple
•A cropped jacket + sweater corset which are excellent for a flirty spring fling
•Dresses + luggage to maintain summer time effortless and breezy
•Pretty-in-a-blink attire + components for an immense evening out
Born-Again classic updates the traits of favor eras passed by and brings the extraordinary caliber of classic right into a new age. entire with a classic buying consultant, convenient sort counsel, and ideas for reinventing disused cast-offs, Born-Again classic is a must have for classic consumers and sewers alike.
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This latter method is used more often with lined overdraperies than with other types of curtains, but may be used for sheer panels of dotted Swiss or organdie if desired. With a 3-inch band facing the edge the color would shine through the transpar- ent material in an attractive way. To attach such a band, cut a straight strip and baste to the right side of the curtain panel. ciMo slrrip a\ l&qt, or pantl us sas afHr i shfthi ^6 - burning' so ilf u>ill D 32 HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN DRAPERIES Applique is very fashionable now, and is easy to do either with the zigzag attachment of the sewing machine or by hand.