Visible Mending for Beginners: How to Mend Knitted Fabrics and Other Materials With an Artistic Touch (Paperback)

Visible Mending for Beginners: How to Mend Knitted Fabrics and Other Materials With an Artistic Touch By Gina Harper Cover Image
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If you want to learn how to mend your favorite denim and knitwear, without using the same boring 'zig-zag' pattern, then read on...

Have you ripped your favorite jeans and are desperate not to throw them away?

Are you thinking, 'What do I do now?', when you discover a hole in your favorite sweater?

Are you tired of using the same zig-zag pattern for all mending?

Are you tired of using ugly iron patches on your clothes?

The solution to your problems is here.

Taught below are some of the most effective mending techniques that will satisfy your mending needs.

They will teach you how to update clothing that may have a hole or rip, and help you end up with something timely and fashionable

If you sew at all, you can recycle clothing and end up looking really in tune with fashion for a lot less than buying mass-produced clothing.

All you have to do is learn the techniques inside.

Inside this book you will discover:

- How to mend your favorite denim (and avoid cutting them into shorts) using the 'sashiko' method

- How to patch jeans while keeping the distressed look

- The secret to incorporating doilies and other frills into your denim

- How to hem jeans while keeping the original hem

- 10 handy 'hacks' to avoid small mistakes and snags while mending

- How to mend rips in clothing with the best technique that hardly shows

- A versatile and robust mending technique that can repair your favorite sweater and socks

- 1 mending technique that blends both mending and embroidery, giving you the best of both worlds

- 2 special tools to use when darning your socks

- 1 simple but crucial tip that will make patching denim easier for you

- The #1 stitching technique you should use when repairing pillowcases

- The secret to finding and mending thrift store clothing

- A mending technique from India, that is considered a 'dying art', and could be lost to the ages within our lifetime (it is also perfect for mending your socks)

Save yourself from throwing out any more of your clothes into the trash.

If you want to save your 'favorite pair of jeans' or mend the sweater that is the comfiest one ever then...

Take action and buy this book now

P.S. Most people regret throwing out their favorite piece of clothing, after realizing that it could have been given a new life with mending. Learn before it's too late.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781951035181
ISBN-10: 1951035186
Publisher: Forginghero Publishing
Publication Date: August 15th, 2019
Pages: 112
Language: English


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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
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  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.