Sewing Alterations & Repairs: 200 Questions Answered

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Got an alteration problem you can't solve? Curious to know more about a specific technique? Want to know how to repair both by hand and using a sewing machine? Alterations and Repairs: 200 Questions Answered will come to your rescue, answering 200 questions on a vast range of alteration topics.

Expert advice on mending clothes and soft furnishings - and on making alterations - are all given in a straightforward question-and-answer 'How to' format.

Learing how to revamp clothes - including simple ways to alter a garment's style; adding finishing touches; adjusting the size of clothes' learning all-important mending techniques. These are just a few of the topics covered.

Nan L. Ides
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Sewing Alterations & Repairs: 200 Questions Answered 5 5 2 2
A helpful product A handy little book to refer to when I need some extra advice or help. Gives those extra tips too when you need them. 24 December 2012
Very good book. This book is very useful. Everything is clearly explained. Each chapter has lots of photographs so it is easy to follow. I would recommend it to beginners. 22 August 2012
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