Mend & Patch

Mend & Patch : A handbook to repairing clothes and textiles

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With this guide to mending and patching, you don't have to say goodbye to your worn favourite clothes.

Throwing away damaged, yet beloved, clothes can be one of the saddest things, but what if you were able to fix those holes and extend their life? With Mend & Patch, you can learn to take care of your clothes, mending, patching and repairing so you can cherish all your garments.

In the furthest corner of her clothes store in Stockholm, Sweden, Kerstin has a mending studio where she gives a new lease of life to people's favourite jeans. In this book, she arms you with the skills and ideas you need to mend your own clothes, whatever their wear and tear.

There are emergency tips for mending in a hurry, including sewing in a button and repairing split seams. You will learn how to enhance your clothes with decorative stitches and how to mend with different materials, including leather, cotton, wool and denim. Packed full of simple fixes, as well as more advanced techniques, this book is perfect for sewers, crafters, and fashion lovers of all abilities and for those who want to lead a more sustainable lifestyle.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 12mm | 430g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1911624938
  • 9781911624936
  • 84,547

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'Getting the most of your clothes has never been easier' * Let's Knit * 'Our favourite of all the mending books so far' * Embroidery Review * 'A brilliantly practical guide to repairing clothes and textiles' * The Simple Things * 'Perfect for those looking to sharpen their mending skills and lead a more sustainable lifestyle' * Craft Focus * 'Ideal for anyone who wants to learn the basics of mending garments with care' * Knitting Review *
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About Kerstin Neumuller

Kerstin Neumuller is a men's tailor with her heart in handicrafts. She has spent many years studying handicrafts and the history of textiles. Together, she and Douglas Luhanko run the shop Second Sunrise in Stockholm.
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