Make, Sew and Mend

Make, Sew and Mend : Traditional Techniques to Sustainably Maintain and Refashion Your Clothes

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Over 1 million subscribers return to Bernadette Banner's popular YouTube channel for Victorian and Edwardian garment profiles, reconstructions and history lessons. Sew, Stitch, Mend is infused with her charming, informative voice to teach readers how to use historically proven sewing techniques to hem skirts, patch holes and sew gussets to add space to garments.

As people learn the environmental and economic toll of fast fashion, they are turning toward more sustainable fashion practices like mending. From running and herringbone stitches to basting, pleats and buttonholes, Bernadette breaks down techniques with step-by-step photos to show people with any level of sewing skill how to achieve the most lasting results for every stitch.

Whether readers are looking build and maintain a vintage wardrobe or merely want to phase out fast fashion in favor of more sustainable practices, Bernadette has the basics covered for every kind of seamster.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 197 x 229 x 11mm
  • New York
  • English
  • 164567486X
  • 9781645674863
  • 176,743

About Bernadette Banner

Bernadette Banner is a popular historical fashion YouTuber best known for her research on Victorian and Edwardian fashion trends and techniques. She has made videos for Glamour and was formerly a Broadway costume designer. She lives in New York City.
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