Mend & Make Fabulous
Sewing Solutions & Fashionable FixesPaperback - 2014
Give your clothes a new lease on life!
Showing how to take classic mending techniques one step further to add personality and style to clothes, Mend & Make Fabulous is a uniquely comprehensive resource that combines visual inspiration with practical advice for the fashion-conscious sewer. The ability to repair and restore clothes is priceless, and Mend & Make Fabulous provides a comprehensive guide to all the classic mending techniques and then some: holes and tears; ripped or frayed seams; discoloration, stains, or fading; broken snaps and closures; and so much more.
This book also shows you how to add some creativity to mending--fixing holes with studs or appliqué; hiding discolorations by dip-dyeing; concealing frayed hems by adding cuffs or trim-that will make clothes even more fabulous than they were the first time around. Mend & Make Fabulous offers a detailed or consolidated resource on all the mending techniques you need in order to work with all types of clothing mishaps.