Thursday Jul 08, 2021
Thursday Jul 08, 2021
All links and project mentioned in this episode you’ll find at: www.EcoFashionSewing.com/about-upcycling/prevent-clothing-projects-from-looking-tacky/
There are different ways to prevent DIY clothing projects from looking tacky. This 3-Part Quality Miniseries on the podcast explains how to get those refashions to the next level.
If you care about the quality of your makes the Quality Miniseries is just the right thing for YOU.
Here you’ll learn the secrets that separate bad made homemade projects from a beautifully executed handmade works. All these handpicked throughout Mariana's fashion studies, work in bridal and alteration industries and personal strive for high quality upcycled pieces.
As we do have SO much existing clothing (a lot of which gathering dust in our closets) there's great opportunity to recycle and enjoy the creative outlet at the same time.
However, if you don’t care about achieving a certain quality level, why cut up a completely good item of clothing? This series contains the details that will take your skills and refashion projects to the next level.
So, the Quality Miniseries include:
- The current Part 1 is focused on fashion standards related to how clothes should be sewn. Just list those, put them next to your sewing machine and develop as good sewing habits over time when do refashioning or clothing projects in general. The first step from preventing your handmade pieces looking 'homemade' in a bad way.
- In Part 2 you’ll learn what makes the overall look of the garment to be seen as high in quality. And this is different than how to design a piece and make it appealing (which is always a subjective thing). Part 2 will walk you from quality point of view; regardless of colours, style and other design specifics a garment holds.
- Part 3 will teach you how to spot quality clothing in thrift stores. Because sometimes we need to source material to redo, right? But not every second hand garment is made of same quality. On top, the price nowadays, retail or second hand, is no indicator for good quality too. There are however specific ways to identify good quality treasures. It is all revealed in the last part of the Quality Miniseries.
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