Practical Sew & Mend

Practical Sew & Mend

Essential Mending Know-how

Book - 2016
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What do you do when a button pops off your shirt, the hem unravels on a dress, or your skirt becomes too tight around the waist - throw it away or fix it? This practical guide shows everyone who was never taught how to thread a needle, sew on a button, or darn a hole how to tackle these tasks, and much more. With this straightforward "make do and mend" guide you'll learn to fix your favorite pair of trousers, alter that special thrift store find, and handle your sewing emergencies.

Clear instructions and easy to follow photographs ensure that everyone can learn the sewing basics. Sections cover buttons and closures, seams, hems, instant fixes, and nifty repairs for even the complete sewing novice.

Complete with basic sewing hints and tips, Practical Sew & Mend shows you how to revive your existing wardrobe and save money at the same time! From sewing on a button to taking up a hem, everything is clearly explained so that even complete beginners can successfully tackle these tasks and more. Order your copy today and start mending!

Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2016.
ISBN: 9781784941765
Branch Call Number: 646.2 Gor
Characteristics: 120 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Practical sew and mend


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