Survival Sewing: Emergency Fixes for the Rips, Snags & Tears of Everyday Life

Survival Sewing: Emergency Fixes for the Rips, Snags & Tears of Everyday Life

by Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader, Nathalie Mornu
     
 

Has a rip ruined your favorite shirt? Did a button pop off minutes before that important interview? Don’t worry; with this “survival kit” in hand, you’re ready to handle any sewing emergency. Not only does it have a book with all the fundamentals, but tucked inside a pocket are all the tools you’ll need: needles, buttons, thread,…  See more details below

Overview

Has a rip ruined your favorite shirt? Did a button pop off minutes before that important interview? Don’t worry; with this “survival kit” in hand, you’re ready to handle any sewing emergency. Not only does it have a book with all the fundamentals, but tucked inside a pocket are all the tools you’ll need: needles, buttons, thread, fusible adhesive, small scissors, and more. And it really starts right at the very beginning, with how to thread a needle; which basic stitches to use and how to do them; how to pin a garment; and how to tie a knot that actually holds. And for those disasters that inevitably happen when you’re in a rush, there’s smart tips on how to make a repair in nanoseconds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600591228
Publisher:
Lark Books NC
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
325,879
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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