Bambi Layne is the author of the Eco-Transformations book. The book is 304 pages and provides instruction on how to take scraps of clothing from your wardrobe to create new apparel, handbags, accessories and other useful items. The workbook includes fashion photography and diagrams that demonstrate how to cut garments along their seams, cuffs and collars and how to reassemble the pieces into useful items such as integral piecework skirts, dresses and handbags. A chapter is included on how to make repairs to damaged clothing by using embroidery or beading to cover holes, stains and tears in lieu of using unsightly patches. Other clothing repair chapters focus on the particular properties of specific fabrics such as cotton, wool, silk and synthetics.