Hand Mending for Beginners: 10 Easy Illustrated Steps to Save You Time and Money

Hand Mending for Beginners: 10 Easy Illustrated Steps to Save You Time and Money

by Nan Ides
     
 

'Stop paying $15 to have your pants and skirt hemmed. Do it yourself in half the time it would take to drop them off at the dry cleaners. You can do it! This book is easy to follow; no fancy equipment is needed, not even a sewing machine-just a needle and thread, a few pins, and scissors. Go for it! This book can definitely help you."
-Sandra Betzina, hostSee more details below

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'Stop paying $15 to have your pants and skirt hemmed. Do it yourself in half the time it would take to drop them off at the dry cleaners. You can do it! This book is easy to follow; no fancy equipment is needed, not even a sewing machine-just a needle and thread, a few pins, and scissors. Go for it! This book can definitely help you."
-Sandra Betzina, host of HGTV's Sew Perfect, and author of Power Sewing books and DVDs.

Specifically written for the non-sewer, Hand Mending for Beginners: 10 Easy Illustrated Steps to Save You Time and Money gives you step-by-step lessons for hand mending almost any type of garment. Author Nan L. Ides guides you through the easy methods for completing simple sewing fixes, such as:

· Threading a needle
· Knotting the thread
· Sewing on a button or snap
· Hemming everything from skirts and pants to curtains
· Fixing a ripped seam
· Fixing a hole in an inside pocket
· Attaching patches
· Ironing/pressing tips
· Easy sewing fashion tips

Whether you're a child or adult, man or woman, start saving money and time with the useful sewing knowledge in Hand Mending for Beginners!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595377329
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/22/2005
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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