The Re:Fashion Wardrobe - Portia Lawrie
Sew your own stylish, sustainable clothes.
Transform pre-loved clothes and forgotten fabrics into stylish new garments. Let the founder of The Refashioners movement and sewing designer Portia Lawrie show you how to create sustainable fashion that doesn't cost the planet.
Beginning with advice on how to source and "harvest" existing clothes, Portia then makes 11 inspirational garments -- from tees and shirts to shorts and a coat -- all clearly shown step-by-step. With her friendly style and tricks of the trade, discover just ho easy it is to build a modern, versatile capsule wardrobe that you can wear throughout the seasons, and for years to come.
A comprehensive techniques section with clear illustrations is included to equip you for all your future dressmaking projects -- from measuring and fitting through to garment deconstruction and construction.