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Stitch in Time...Life's Most Essentia By Clarice Taylor

Stitch in Time...Life's Most Essentia by Clarice Taylor

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From sewing on a button to fixing a torn pocket, to repairing a hanging hem, this title demonstrates 13 simple hand-sewing repairs that everyone can manage,

Stitch in Time...Life's Most Essentia Summary

Stitch in Time...Life's Most Essentia by Clarice Taylor

The Finishing Touches housekeeping series harkens back to the day when people knew how to do things: a young girl would have learned the proper way to sew a button at her mother's knee; a young man's father would have demonstrated how to polish a pair of shoes. Those days are gone, and we're all more likely to run to the tailor or the shoemaker (if we're lucky enough to still have one close by) for the simplest of tasks. And sadly, the even more common result is the perfectly good item that ends up getting tossed because we lack the very basic knowledge needed to mend it. A Stitch in Time...demonstrates 13 simple hand sewing repairs that everyone needs at one time or another: sewing a button, replacing a lost button, repairing a tear under a button, tightening a loose button hole; fixing a ripped seam, a hanging hem, a torn pocket, a ripped zipper, a broken zipper, lost hook and eye, a hole or tear; replacing elastic, and closing a splayed dart, pleat, or pocket. Opening sections cover what to have in a basic home sewing kit and a detailed description of the 5 essential stitches you need to know for quick repairs. Stylishly designed and filled with clear, step-by-step illustrations, this book is sure to appeal to all aspiring do-it-yourselfers.

About Clarice Taylor

Clarice Taylor is passionate about needle arts and handcrafts and has seized opportunities to experience and learn about sewing arts from all over the world. Today, she employs her needle arts gifts for friends and family.

Additional information

GOR002253555
9781584793243
1584793244
Stitch in Time...Life's Most Essentia by Clarice Taylor
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
2004-04-26
80
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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