Each book signed by the authors!
The best guide to the joys of DIY shoe design and handbag upcycling! More than 80 projects for painting and embellishing your shoes and bags. Fun and inspirational with lots and lots of ideas for creating one-of-a-kind accessories. You’ll learn how to paint, sponge paint, color block, transfer designs, stencil on leather, and apply glitter glaze, PLUS all the different ways to attach embellishments. Creativity-provoking eye candy with a big helping of how-to!
“Teaches you how to move from Payless to beyond Neiman Marcus — and does it with infectious enthusiasm!” -Program Director, Wearable Art Connection of Southern California
“Terrific and very creative. I love their imagination!” -Sandy Scrivano, author of “Sewing With Leather and Suede”
Margot Silk Forrest and Destiny Carter have taught thousands of women (and a few intrepid men) how to paint, bead, bedeck and embellish their shoes, boots, sandals, sneakers, shoulder bags, totes, handbags and clutches. In this new edition, they take the Shoe-It-Yourself Movement to a new level.
“The shoes had me drooling! What a jewel this book is — and so timely! It does a great job of clearly, thoroughly and entertainingly guiding even beginners to creating great ‘new’ shoes and purses.” -Annette Pierson, Jacquard Products pro