Make it, own it, love it : the essential guide to sewing, altering and customizing / Matt Chapple ; photography by Simon Brown.
Contributor(s): Brown, Simon [photographer.].Material type: BookPublisher: London : Jacqui Small, 2016Description: 175 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1847808948; 9781847808943.Other title: Essential guide to sewing, altering and customizing.Subject(s): Sewing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Tailoring | CRAFTS & HOBBIES / FashionGenre/Form: Handbooks and manuals.DDC classification: 646.4
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Join Matt Chapple, the UK's top amateur stitcher and winner of the BBC's Great British Sewing Bee 2015 as he shares everything you need to know about repairing and maintaining your attire in this non-nonsense guide. Focusing on making sewing easy and fun, it covers tools of the trade, essential repairs and alterations as well as complete step-by-step instructions instructions for making projects from scratch, such as a box-pleated skirt and adding bias binding to pocket edges for a splash of colour. Matt's no-nonsense language strips away the complexity of sewing, as he gives practical advice on how to repair fabrics from denim and corduroy to tweed and wool, and offers tips to make wardrobe malfunctions a thing of the past. Written for the uninitiated stitcher, concentrating on common clothing issues we all face, be it a loss of a button, a hole in the pocket or something more serious like a fallen hem.
Matt Chapple, the UK's top amateur stitcher and winner of the BBC's Great British Sewing Bee 2015, shares everything you need to know about repairing and maintaining your attire.
Tool kit to cool kit -- Fabrics -- Stitching -- Make it your own -- Make it from scratch -- Make it wearable -- Make it live longer.
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