Mending and Alterations Made Simple : A Complete Guide to Clothes Repair
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.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 140 x 239mm
- 07 Jan 2020
About Anna de Leo
Anna De Leo was born in Cosenza in 1987. In 2014 she graduated at the Euromode School Italia, in Bormio in Valtellina. In 2015 she moved to Udine, where she attended a course of tailoring repair at the Ires (Institute of Economic and Social Research Friuli Venezia Giulia). She later enrolled in the Fashion Design course at Milan Fashion Campus in Milan, and an online Personal Shopper and Image consultant course. From 2015 to 2017 she worked in different fashion companies, refining knowledge and skills that allow her to experiment also with the packaging of the clothes and the study of new modeling techniques. She is an author of fashion-related books.