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By Fernando Dasilva

Modern Designs. fantastic Results.

It's all concerning the jewellery, dah-ling! dressmaker Fernando Dasilva places the highlight on haute couture with necklaces, bracelets and jewelry that exude splendor and radiate high fashion. Drawing thought from bright colour palettes, 80s artwork deco and fashion-forward findings, those items won't simply increase your wardrobe–they'll make it!

• 25 clothier tasks that fuse well known findings, resembling crystals, gem stones and heavy chain, with detailed and unique parts, equivalent to sponge beads, puzzle beads and crystal yarn.
• 15 model sketches exhibit you not only how one can put on the items yet absolutely rock them. Pair those bold items with an outfit that's already on your closet with easy-wear tips.
• valuable strategies and clothier tips make it effortless to create funky, trendy and marvelous pieces!

Create your individual number of glamorous items, and stroll (and rock) your individual runway!

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After all, why should the bride have all the fun? It’s hard not to feel beautiful when you are holding them. The ruffled tablecloth is inspired by frilly, frothy wedding dresses. At a bridal shower, no one wants to be without a ring, so we tied inexpensive toy versions to each of the napkins with ribbon. We sewed up simple gift boxes, which serve as both favors and place cards. Pattern and texture are introduced through the damask-patterned plates and “chargers” cut from fancy scrapbook papers.

This project is easier if you have a chair on hand for fittings while you sew. 62 Handmade Hostess a finished size: 53/4˝ × 43˝ spring Materials and Supplies Cutting Makes 1 obi wrap. * •• Green brocade fabric: 1/4 yard •• Green ribbon: Cut 2 pieces 23˝ long. (at least 45˝ wide) •• Green ribbon: 5/8˝ wide, 11/2 yards •• Blue ribbon: Cut 2 pieces 13˝ long. •• Blue ribbon: 1/4˝ wide, 1 yard for loops * If the fabric is 45˝ wide, do not trim this strip to 441/4˝ just yet. This will give you one less fraying edge to deal with.

Fold the strips in half lengthwise, right sides together, and stitch the long edge and a short end using a 1/4˝ seam allowance (Figure 6). Clip corners, turn, and press. Fold the raw edge of the tube under 1/4˝, and topstitch to close. Repeat to create 4 facings. Figure 5 5. Turn the overlay wrong side out and place it over the table. Pin a facing to each corner so that the bottom edge of the facing is even with the bottom edge of the overlay and the sides of the facing lie evenly on either side of the corner seam.

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