Mend & Patch: A Handbook to Repairing Clothes and Textiles

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Description

Learn how to take care of your clothes by mending, patching, and repairing them, so you can extend the life of your most treasured garments.

In the farthest corner of her clothes store in Stockholm, Sweden, Kerstin has a mending studio. When it's quiet in the shop, she sits by her sewing machine and gives a new lease of life to people's favorite jeans. Whatever the wear and tear, Kerstin arms you with the skills and ideas you need to mend your own clothes and promote sustainable fashion. Find out emergency tips for mending in a hurry, enhance your clothes with decorative stitches, and learn to mend for and with different materials, including leather, cotton, wool, and denim. Packed full of simple fixes for sewing on buttons and repairing holes in pockets, as well as more advanced techniques like darning and weaving in new fabric, this book is perfect for sewers, crafters, and fashion lovers of all abilities.

Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Pavilion Books
Publish Date
October 01, 2019
Pages
128
Dimensions
6.6 X 0.5 X 9.4 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781911624936
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About the Author

Kerstin Neumüller is a men's tailor with her heart in handicrafts spending many years studying it and the history of textiles. She and Douglas Luhanko run the shop Second Sunrise in Stockholm, where they make their own jeans from scratch under the label Blue Highway Clothing.