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Every color you see here was cut from a different piece of fabric. With Marie's techniques, creating stunning spandex applique is actually *easy*!


Spandex Simplified: Sewing for Skaters Table of Contents

Basic Principles of Skatewear Design

- Proper Fit & Skating Considerations
- Figure Flaw Camouflage
- Designing for the Swimmer
- Designing for the Music
- Visibility
- Functionality
- Colour Theory
- Unity
- Selecting Fabrics

Pattern Alterations

- Measuring
- Using a Pattern
- Sizing a Pattern
- Adding Length
- Removing Length
- Adjusting Curve of the Back
- Adjusting the Butt Length
- Base Pattern Alteration Final Notes

Sewing Techniques

- In the Beginning
- Cutting the Fabric
- Seams
- Elastic Application
- Thread Colour Selection
- Colour Blocking
- Applique
- Lace Overlays
- Lining
- Piping
- Hems
- Zippers
- Closures
- Making Straps

        Style Techniques

- Shapes
- Sleeves
- Backs and necks
- Skirts
- Leg cuts

Suit Assembly

- Bodysuits
- Basic Dress
- Applying a sleeve
- Tights
- Practice skirts

Embellishments

- Sequins
- Rhinestones
- Hand Painting
- Glitter
- Foil Embossing

Accessories

- Scrunchies
- Blade Covers
- Skate Covers

Resources

Note Pages

Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: Celebration Generation
ISBN: 978-0-9850036-2-3
Language: English
Release Date: October 15, 2012
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