Adding item to the basket

Close

This item has been added to your basket.

Proceed to checkout >>
Search Press | specialist art and craft book publishers
Basket

0 items in basket

Sewing Alterations & Repairs: 200 Questions Answered

 by Nan Ides

£9.99


Look inside Download jacket image
  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 25 August 2011
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781844487592
  • Product Code: P7592
  • Stock: 50+
  • Carton Qty: 20
  • Size: 145x195 mm
  • Illustrations: 200
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP Price: £9.99
Add to Basket

Got an alterations problem you can’t solve? Curious to know more about a specific technique? Want to know how to repair both by hand and using a sewing machine? Alterations and Repairs 200 Q&A will come to your rescue, answering 200 questions on a vast range of alteration topics.

Table of Contents

Expert advice on mending clothes and soft furnishings, and on making alterations – all given in a straightforward
question-and-answer format
How to revamp clothes – including simple ways to alter a garment’s style; adding finishing touches; adjusting the size of clothes.
Learn all-important mending techniques – including sewing on buttons; re-stitching unravelled sewing; fixing holes and
tears; darning woollens; replacing worn or stained cloth.

About Nan Ides

Nan L. Ides comes from family of sewers and teaches hand mending for several community groups in the Philadelphia area. She is an avid sewer, clothing designer, instructor and author.

Printer friendly version Download information sheet

You may also be interested in...

Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques

Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques

by Wendy Gardiner

A-Z of Sewing for Smockers

A-Z of Sewing for Smockers

by

Stitching for Beginners and Beyond

Stitching for Beginners and Beyond

by

Highly Commended CraftBusiness 2024/2015 Highly Commended CraftBusiness 2013/2014
Twitter
Photoshoot for 'Faux Fur Fun' by Alistair Macdonald is taking place in our studio! We're loving this fur muff piece! http://t.co/RR8bZgIg7XFrances McNaughton is in the office signing copies of her books for a giveaway! #giveaway #signed #copies #books http://t.co/OzrPdEpavDAdvance copies of How to Sew Beautiful Aprons have just arrived in the office! http://t.co/zce1JRxgv3 #sew #aprons http://t.co/oVj5s79zo6September is a month full of birthdays here in the office so we get lots and lots of yummy treats! #office #treats http://t.co/l9FYAqoqZdGood luck @thewoolnest! We can't wait to see them in 2 weeks time! :)
Follow us Facebook