Mend it better: Creative patching, darning and stitching

Mend-it-Betterby Kristin M Roach

Don’t throw away that old skirt. Mend it better. Kristin Roach shows you how to transform a flaw into a feature. Using appliqués, patches, brightly coloured accents and intricate lace details, she shows you how to repair, upgrade and preserve your clothes. Kristin teaches you the main types of hand stitches, how to patch, how to fix seams and hems, how to darn and deal with zippers and fasteners…and a lot more. All these techniques are brought to life with lots of examples of her own work and those of other skilled craft bloggers. With Kristin’s advice, every fabric repair is transformed into a work of art.