Donat hide that patch, make it a bold, beautiful embellishment! Repair holes with bright thread and a creative darning stitch; revive a stained shirt with fun embroidery! In Mend It Better, popular craft blogger Kristin M. Roach puts a new spin on mending by adapting traditional techniques for todayas crafty sewers. With detailed photography to show each step, she teaches a wide range of patching, darning, and repair stitches using both hand and machine sewing. The how-to text is accompanied by dozens of inspiring examples from Kristinas own work and that of other craft bloggers and artisans. You'll love the innovative solutions using appliquAcs, patches, brightly colored accents, and intricate lace details. With Mend It Better, every garment and fabric repair is a chance for self-expression and fabulous creations.Creative Patching, Darning, and Stitching Kristin M. Roach ... The designers and inventors l have mentioned were just the main players in the development of our modern sewing machine. ... Instead of letting the clothes you love filter down into the landfill, let me show you how to extend their life almost indefinitely.
|Title||:||Mend It Better|
|Author||:||Kristin M. Roach|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2012-03-01|