Mending Combo—Hand Mending Made Easy plus Embroidery Scissors

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$29.90 $9.95

Hand Mending Made Easy Book PLUS
Gold-plated Italian Embroidery Scissors

For the non-sewing friend or family member who would appreciate knowing at least something about mending, turn to Hand Mending Made Easy. Nan Ides covers basics from threading a needle to sewing on buttons, repairing seams, fixing hems, pressing pants, and more. Along with our 24-karat-gold-plated Italian embroidery scissors with the lions-tail detail, this makes a great gift. Both items are regularly $14.95, so our $9.95 price is like saving $5 on the book and getting the scissors for free!

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Description

MORE ABOUT HAND MENDING MADE EASY:

Students, single men, stay-at-home moms trying to save money and fix their kids' clothes, busy professionals anywhere, this book is for you. It's for Scout leaders helping Scouts earn their sewing badge. And it's a great gift for kids leaving the nest or creating their own.

You CAN sew, even if you never have! Nan Ides covers basics from threading a needle to sewing on buttons, repairing seams, fixing hems, pressing pants, and more.

Here's the perfect book for the non-sewers in your life.

Do friends and family ask you to sew on buttons or mend garments? Hand Mending Made Easy is the perfect gift to give to them.

Do you have friends afraid to touch a needle and thread? Suggest they start with the basics covered in this book.

Want to have a quilting party, but have friends who really don't know the basics of hand sewing? Use this book to teach them the basics.

Crafters, have you ever read directions for your projects that include some basic sewing, but no directions are given? Hand Mending Made Easy is the perfect book to accompany your crafting directions.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Supplies for Hand Mending
Definitions
How Much Money Can You Really Save?
Getting Started: Threading a Needle
Knotting the Thread
Stitching Basics
Closures/Fasteners
Buttons, Buttonholes, Snaps,
Hooks and Eyes, Frogs, Zippers
Hemming
Skirt, Pants, Extra-wide/narrow hems
Leather pants, skirts, or jackets
Fused hems, Emergency Hem Fixing, Curtains
Fixing Ripped Seams & Holes
Ripped Seam (including a crotch seam)
Fixing Pockets and Linings
Replacing Elastic
Patches
Fixing Snags in Sweaters
Ironing & Pressing Tips
Easy Sewing Fashion Tips
Some Final Encouragement and
Extra Little Hints to Help You Along
When Not to Try to Mend Your Garment

ISBN 978-0-935278-74-3

7.5" x 9"  80 pages

Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 10 x 8 x .5 in

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