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Sewing Alterations & Repairs: 200 Questions Answered

 by Nan Ides

£9.99


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  • 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
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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.

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