Lexie Barnes

Lexie Barnes

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Lexie Barnes, author of Sew What! Bags, is an entrepreneur and a self-taught designer with a successful line of handbags and accessories. For over a decade, she worked behind the scenes in independent theater and film, where she fell in love with the combination of spontaneity, order, and artistry needed to create something original and wearable. Barnes brings to each design her sense of individual style and her knack for practical details. She and her husband live in western Massachusetts with their four sons.

Books by this Author

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Sew Up a Home Makeover

Want to bring a new look to a tired room without spending a fortune? Designer Lexie Barnes shows you how to personalize your living space in just a few hours, with 50 fresh, fun, pattern-free sewing projects. Transform a living room with a custom-designed slipcover and coordinated pillows. Redecorate a bedroom in a weekend by sewing up a headboard cover, a lampshade, and matching window treatments. Learn how easy and inexpensive it can be to change the look of a child’s room as she grows from a baby to a kid to a teenager. With dramatic before-and-after examples, beautifully styled photography, and a fun “you-can-do-it” attitude, Sew Up a Home Makeover is a creative resource that you’ll return to every time you’re ready for a new look.


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