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Alabama Studio Style
More Projects, Recipes, & Stories Celebrating Sustainable Fashion & Living
Alabama Studio Style
Authors: By Natalie Chanin; Photographs by Robert Rausch
Imprint: STC Craft
ISBN: 1-58479-823-8
EAN: 9781584798231
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 3/1/2010
Trim Size: 10 3/4 x 8 1/2
Page Count: 176
Cover: HC cloth spine
Illustrations: 75 color photographs; 100 illustrations; pattern and stencil inserts

About the book
In Alabama Studio Style, Natalie Chanin, founder and creative director of the acclaimed fashion and lifestyle company Alabama Chanin, takes readers on a compelling journey of creativity, technique, and inspiration. Picking up where the celebrated Alabama Stitch Book left off, Alabama Studio Style is a craft and lifestyle book all in one.
Here Chanin shares many more of her stitching, stenciling, and beading methods and applies them to twenty extraordinary clothing and home décor projects, each made with organic or recycled materials and designed with “haute homespun” flair. Along with the company’s celebrated camisole and tank dresses, the featured projects include skirts, scarves, pillows, woven chair seats, and a stenciled scrap-wood table. Rounding out the book are recipes for three delicious party menus. Alabama Studio Style shows us that true style encompasses not only what we wear, how we decorate, and what we eat, but also how we care for our environment.

Praise for Alabama Studio Style

“Transform organic or recycled materials into clothing or home décor items with haute homespun flair.” —Better Homes and Gardens Quilts and More magazine


About the author
Natalie Chanin is the author of Alabama Stitch Book (STC) and founder and head designer of Alabama Chanin, a fashion/lifestyle company that promotes sustainable style and design. She has been recognized for her work by the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum, Alabama Council of the Arts, and Aid to Artisans.

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