Mending and Alterations Made Simple

Mending and Alterations Made Simple

A Complete Guide to Clothes Repair

by Anna de Leo

Published by: Hoaki Books

192 pages, 5.50 x 9.40 in, 300 color illustrations

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9788417412364
  • Published: June 2020

$24.95

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This manual provides all necessary knowledge for anyone who wants to acquire the basic skills for mending, altering and fixing clothes. The publication explains in an easy to understand and simple language the most usual clothing repairs, like shortening pants, a seam to be redone, darning a hole, shortening the sleeves of a shirt, etc. From learning to do stitches by hand to using the sewing machine, the author guides the reader throughout the process by simple texts and useful photographs proving that mending is easy. The book also includes a glossary of technical terms. With this DIY guide, the reader will be able to perform some alterations and mendings without the need of going to the professional tailor. It's a basic manual, but also contains some more complicated mendings that people with advanced skills can tackle.