Mend It Better (Hardcover)

Creative Patching, Darning, and Stitching

By Kristin M. Roach

Storey Publishing, 9781603425643, 224pp.

Publication Date: January 31, 2012

List Price: 18.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Welcome to the new face of mending Don't hide patches -- make them into bold, beautiful embellishments. Repair holes with colorful thread and a creative darning stitch, or use fun embroidery to bring new life to a stained shirt. With detailed step-by-step photography, Kristin Roach teaches you a wide range of patching, darning, and repair stitches using both hand and machine sewing. Revive your wardrobe with these traditional mending techniques to make worn-out clothing not just wearable, but better than ever.