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MAKE & MEND – A GDE TO RECYCLING

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Welcome to Make & Mend! This book shows how with a little knowledge and a little creativity you can make a wide range of fantastic items from those old clothes and fabrics you can’t bear to throw away. Whether it’s 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 bag 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!

Contents: Introduction; Part 1 Equipment; Part 2 Techniques; Part 3 Projects; Making scarves; Making bags; Making skirts; Making household items; Making cushions; Making curtains; Creating personalised gifts; Making jewellery; Part 4 Where to buy; Index

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Welcome to Make & Mend! This book shows how with a little knowledge and a little creativity you can make a wide range of fantastic items from those old clothes and fabrics you can’t bear to throw away. Whether it’s 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 bag 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!

Contents: Introduction; Part 1 Equipment; Part 2 Techniques; Part 3 Projects; Making scarves; Making bags; Making skirts; Making household items; Making cushions; Making curtains; Creating personalised gifts; Making jewellery; Part 4 Where to buy; Index

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