Give your clothes a new lease on life!Showing how to take classic mending techniques one step further to add personality and style to clothes, Mend & Make Fabulous is a uniquely comprehensive resource that combines visual inspiration with practical advice for the fashion-conscious sewer. The ability to repair and restore clothes is priceless, and Mend & Make Fabulous provides a comprehensive guide to all the classic mending techniques and then some: holes and tears; ripped or frayed seams; discoloration, stains, or fading; broken snaps and closures; and so much more.This book also shows you how to add some creativity to mending--fixing holes with studs or applique; hiding discolorations by dip-dyeing; concealing frayed hems by adding cuffs or trim-that will make clothes even more fabulous than they were the first time around. Mend & Make Fabulous offers a detailed or consolidated resource on all the mending techniques you need in order to work with all types of clothing mishaps.
Creative Director of BurdaStyle USA, Denise Wild started teaching sewing classes in her Toronto apartment in 2004 while she was working at FLARE, Canada's top fashion publication. Those classes evolved into The Sewing Studio. In January of 2010, Denise merged her love of sewing with her passion for magazines by creating LoveSewing.com before taking over the United States versions of BurdaStyle magazine and website.