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By Mark Montano

BLINGY, BLINGIER, BLINGIEST! do you need A fashion designer glance that's ALL YOURS— AND to specific YOUR CREATIVITY and feature a few enjoyable?

All that glitters doesn’t need to be gold . . . and diamonds (even the pretend ones!) could be a girl’s— or a boy’s—best pal. With Mark Montano’s step by step assistance you, too, can let out your internal fashionista and make amazing, exact components to counterpoint all your cloth cabinet!

Think open air the field in terms of fabrics, and cost via your recycling to discover treasures within the Bin. exhibit humans your New Mexico variety, and make a papier-mâché Zigzag Turquoise Cuff out of newspaper. while the plastic shop luggage begin crawling out from below the sink, tame them with a Fused Plastic Flower Cuff. Make the tree-mendous Nature’s Bling Bag adorned with branches sliced skinny. Or cord now not test the ironmongery store for a few coloured twine—and decide up a few aluminum flashing to determine why Tin Is “In”? From punk to unfashionable, from bobby pins to defense pins, with greater than a hundred and fifty tasks there’s whatever for everybody, even if you must glam it up Hollywood-style or cross ultra-sophisticated like a newly topped princess.

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2 Pull the thread to form a loop. Slide the needle under the stitch from right to left. 3 Tighten the knot by pulling the thread gently downwards. Take the needle up to the left and insert at D to form the loop for the next stitch. Come out at E. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to continue along the row. 3 D E C Use thick thread to create raised knot Outline Stitches Coral 1 B 2 A C C ····· Other Names ····· Knotted stitch; snail trail; beaded stitch Ensure thread loop lies under needle Hold down thread with thumb or forefinger ··········· Level ··········· Easy ············ Uses ············ Straight and curved outlines; in rows as textured filling ········· Method ········· Series of closely or widely spaced single knots 3 D E C C 1 Start at A and hold the thread down along the stitching line.

Take the needle diagonally left and insert at B, then bring it out at C. 2 Insert the needle at D to complete the cross. Bring the needle out at C to work the next stitch. Border Stitches 51 Long-armed Cross 1 B ····· Other Names ····· Plaited Slav stitch; long-legged cross stitch Work stitches in pairs C A ··········· Level ··········· Intermediate ············ Uses ············ Straight frame or border; in rows as filling Work over twice as many horizontal as vertical threads 2 D ········· Method ········· Cross stitch variation worked horizontally ······· Materials ······· Evenweave fabric; thick embroidery threads – heavier threads give a more raised appearance E C 1 Come up at A and make a long diagonal stitch to B.

20). Come out to the left of A at F. 3 Insert the needle again at the top of the loop, at C, and come out at A, ready to make the next pair of stitches. Border Stitches Zigzag Chain 1 ······ Other Name ······ Vandyke chain ··········· Level ··········· Intermediate ············ Uses ············ Straight and gently curved lines and outlines 2 Needle lies at right angle to previous stitch Pass needle over thread Anchor loop to fabric with next stitch A B C C D E ········· Method ········· Chain stitches worked at alternate angles ······· Materials ······· Any fabric; twisted thread; sharp needle 55 Use sharp needle to pierce thread 1 Come up inside the previous stitch at A.

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