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Make and Mend

by Diane - April 9th, 2012.
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Make & Mend: A Guide to Recycling Clothes and Fabrics

Welcome to Make & Mend! This book shows how, with a little knowledge and creativity, you can make a wide range of fantastic items from those old clothes and fabrics you can’t bear to throw away.
Whether its a cushion cover from a coat, a tote bag from a torn dress or a neck tie from a negligee, this book will show you how to make it. A bit of know-how and a few ideas, and you can create gorgeous items with a completely personal stamp.

Packed full of projects, from aprons to curtains, bags to jewellery, we show you how to turn a pile of scraps into wearable, beautiful and personalised items. Each project offers a step-by-step guide to making successful pieces, as well as a wealth of information and encouragement to be as creative as possible and push your skills in a direction you might never have thought of. Included is a list of basic equipment, illustrations, tips and advice as well as a thorough grounding in the basics of hand and machine sewing, and a fully stocked resources section.

Each project is designed and illustrated to be as fun, interesting and as beautiful as possible. And the best bit is…you made it yourself!