By Bridgett Artise

Born-Again classic: 25 how one can Deconstruct, Reinvent, and Recycle Your cloth cabinet
Fashion fashion designer Bridgett Artise believes in moment chances—a philosophy that extends all of the approach to her garments line, B. Artise
style gave her a moment probability at happiness and good fortune, and, in flip, she provides classic clothing that experience misplaced their luster one other probability at being fashionable.
Mixing modern garments with the easiest 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 an entire new means, she creates one of a kind clothing which are either development environment and timeless.
An out of date ruffled blouse with great buttons, plus a cheap tank most sensible, can develop into a distinct top.
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 top.
With models for each season, Born-Again classic includes styles for:
•Pants that pair completely with wintry weather boots and a sweater gown that’s attractive and simple
•A cropped jacket + sweater corset which are ideal for a flirty spring fling
•Dresses + baggage to maintain summer time effortless and breezy
•Pretty-in-a-blink clothes + add-ons for a massive evening out
Born-Again classic updates the developments of style eras passed by and brings the exceptional caliber of classic right into a new age. whole with a classic buying consultant, convenient type tips, and concepts for reinventing disused cast-offs, Born-Again classic is a must have for classic consumers and sewers alike.

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3. Using a sewing machine, change the needle to a size 110/18 for heavy fabrics. Machine-stitch the knit cap to the sweatband. OR Using the tapestry needle, embroidery floss, and a running stitch, sew the pieces together. TIP Be sure to remove any cardboard pieces in the hat before sewing. VINTAGE TWIST EMBELLISH YOUR HAT WITH A VINTAGE BROOCH OR BUTTONS AS SHOWN, OR HAND-STITCH YOUR OWN DESIGN. 8M) RIBBON INSTRUCTIONS 1. Lay the sweater flat on your work surface with the front facing up. Use a safety pin to mark the front of the sweater.

Press. Place on the top hem of the vest pockets or as desired and pin to create pocket flaps. Sew the flaps to the pocket close to the folded edge, no more than ¼" (6mm) from edge. 6. Hand-sew the buttons onto each flap, one on each end of the pocket flaps. 7. To make the trim for the lapel, first measure the length of the lapel. Using the remaining strip of skirt fabric, cut a section that is equal to that length. Cut that piece in half lengthwise. On one long side, fold over a ½" (13mm) seam allowance and press.

VINTAGE PATTERNS AND REPRODUCTION FABRICS IN THE ANTIQUE WORLD, the word “reproduction” is often accompanied by a shudder. However, Born-Again Vintage is not above trying just about anything to get the look you want—even if that means a reproduction here or there. Basically, THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO ACHIEVE A VERY HONEST RETRO LOOK without shopping in vintage boutiques for finished pieces. You can either find a vintage pattern and use a modern fabric to make part or all of it. Or you can USE A MODERN PATTERN WITH A REPRODUCED VINTAGE FABRIC.

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