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Even those of us who once believed we could hardly cut a straight line with a scissor, let alone thread a needle, have been super-inspired by the DIY movement. One major reason behind the craze: awesome DIY pros like Jenni Radosevich of I Spy DIY, who constantly provides the steps to recreate the runway-inspired pieces we'd love to wear and trends we're ready to test drive, all in easy-to-follow and cost-effective projects. Now, Jenni has taken her expertise off the browser and into your hands, in her first book available today, I Spy DIY Style.
But, before we get down to business with a few DIY projects we've been
diying dying to try for ourselves, we got a chance to ask Jenni what we really wanted to know: Does she really wear all her DIY creations? And can even the least crafty of us really create something worth bragging about? (That would be yes to both). Read on for the rest of our exclusive interview.
Party alert: Want to celebrate DIY-style? Join Jenni Radosevich this Thursday at Coach in NYC for a toast to her just-released book I Spy DIY Style.
When: Thursday, April 19 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Coach, 143 Prince Street (near West Broadway); 212-473-6925.
I Spy DIY Style, $14.95, available at Amazon.
Photo: Courtesy of I Spy DIY
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