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

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Learn the historically proven stitches every seamster needs to know with  Bernadette Banner. Whether you are just getting started with sustainable fashion and need to alter your new secondhand finds, or you want an introduction to sewing techniques for making your own clothes, Bernadette Banner's signature voice will guide you through all the traditional stitches and techniques you need to extend the life of your favorite pieces and take fashion into your own hands! From tips and tricks on choosing your materials and preparing your fabric for sewing to more complex techniques like mending small holes, adding pockets to garments, making your own buttons and beyond - this book has everything you need. Complete with step-by-step photos and insight into what alterations each sewing technique is best suited for, Bernadette walks you through every step of your sewing journey. For added inspiration, this book also includes profiles on exciting voices in the historic sewing community and their perspectives on how taking fashion into their own hands has changed their lives for the better. Make, Sew and Mend is the perfect foundation for beginner sewers to start making their fashion their own

About the author
Bernadette Banner is a popular historical fashion YouTuber best known for her research on Victorian and Edwardian dress and sewing techniques. She worked in costume design for Broadway. She lives in England

Format Paperback | 200 pages
Dimensions 1.27 cms H x 22.61 cms L x 19.3 cms W | 540g
Publication date 17 May 2022
Publisher Page Street Publishing Co.
Language English
ISBN: 164567486X EAN: 9781645674863