Making and Recycling Clothes

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Hardback:Make thrift mend, stitch, patch, darn, plant-dye & love your wardrobe:2021 Hardback
Author: Rodabaugh, Katrina
Year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Abrams
Resource type: Physical
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Hardback:The art of repair:2021 Hardback
Author: Martin, Molly
Year: 2021
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Short Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: For Molly Martin, it all started with a pair of white woollen socks. Her favourite pair. When the heels became threadbare and a small hole appeared on the right toe, her mother got out her grandmother's old darning mushroom and showed her how to mend them.
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Hardback:The dressmaking book:2021 Hardback
Author: Smith, Alison
Year: 2021
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Limited
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tailor-make your wardrobe with this essential dressmaking guide. Discover everything you need to know to design, create, and customize your clothes. Guiding you through every stage of clothes-making in a clear, easy-to-understand way, 'The Dressmaking Book' contains everything you need to make timeless wardrobe staples.
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Paperback:Fix your fashion, how to create an ethical wardrobe:2022 Paperback
Author: Strutt, Laura
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Studio Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: What is a 'fashion footprint'? What's the problem with fast fashion? And is there any alternative to it? This guide is your sustainable sourcebook full of activities and practical tips on how you can cut ties with unethical fashion practices and form new fashion habits that work for you - all without compromising your signature style! Author Laura
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Paperback:Understanding and adjusting sewing patterns, to make clothes that fit and flatter:2018 Paperback
Author: McBridge, Gill
Year: 2018
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Crowood Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Everyone feels good and looks better in well-fitted clothes. This practical book explains how to make garments that really fit you and flatter your shape. It is a step-by-step guide to understanding fully what is included on a sewing pattern envelope and the contents within, so that you can make the clothes you want look amazing.
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Hardback:Serena sews, how to make beautiful, interchangeable, sustainable and unique clothes:2022 Hardback
Author: Baker, Serena
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Black & White Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Note: In 2021, Serena Baker became Sew ing Bee's youngest ever winner. The judges thrilled to her incredible attention to detail, praising her as the show 's 'most technical seamstress'. Her blossoming style became more sculptural, dramatic and visually bold. That flawless, off-the-shoulder show-stealer of a yellow frock blew us all away!
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Hardback:Sewing know-how, techniques and tips for all levels of skill from beginner to advanced:2022 Hardback
Year: 2022
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: CICO Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Whether you want to learn new techniques or brush up on the basics, this is a reference guide to keep by your side as you sew. Step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow artworks show you how to master everything from preparing a pattern and cutting out your fabric, to applying zips and making hems and darts.
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Paperback:Modern mending, how to minimize waste and maximize style:2021 Paperback
Author: Lewis-Fitzgerald, Erin
Year: 2021
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Search Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Bring new life to your old clothes and fabrics with this fun, easy-to-follow guide to modern mending. Across the globe, we send tonnes of clothing to landfills each year. In fact, clothing consumption in the UK and US is one of the highest in the world. But the good news is that mending is trending, and it's never been easier to repair and reinvent your favourite clothes.
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Paperback:Ultimate illustrated guide to sewing clothes, a complete course on making clothing for fit and fashion:2022 Paperback
Author: Mahon, Joi
Year: 2022
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Landauer Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes' is filled with valuable insight on sewing, tailoring, making alterations, and more. Learn how to take a pattern you already have and adjust it to your unique needs, install a zipper, use notions, and get a good fit out of any sewing pattern for any body type!
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Paperback:Visible mending, repair, renew, reuse the clothes you love:2020 Paperback
Author: Khounnoraj, Arounna
Year: 2020
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Note: We all have that favourite pair of jeans or even lucky socks that we treasure, no matter how baggy or worn they might become. In the movement against throw-away culture and fast fashion, learn how to pick up a needle and rediscover the forgotten techniques and the joy of mending. In 'Visible Mending', Arounna Khounnraj explores why we should mend,
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Paperback:How to sew sustainably, recycling, reusing, and remaking with fabric:2021 Paperback
Author: Ward, Wendy
Year: 2021
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: CICO Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Here is a technique-led guide to creating clothes and homeware, using fabric scraps from other projects, discarded home textiles and used clothing. Wendy Ward teaches you all the skills you need to refashion garments and reuse fabric from existing pieces you already own, plus ways to use leftover scraps to make household items and to customise your existing clothes.
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Paperback:Simple tailoring and alterations, hems - waistbands - seams - sleeves - pockets - cuffs - darts - tucks - fastenings - necklines - linings:2016 Paperback
Author: Francois-Campbell, J.
Year: 2016
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: The Guild of Master Craftsman Publications
Resource type: Physical
Note: If you're looking for better fitting clothes or simply to prolong the life of your garments, this practical guide shows you how, with easy to follow step-by-step instructions covering alterations on skirts, dresses, trousers, jackets, shirts, coats and capes, overalls, waistcoats and ties.
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Hardback:The Great British Sewing Bee, the techniques - all the essential tips, advice and tricks you need to improve your sewing skills, whatever your level:2021 Hardback
Author: Hoggett, Sarah
Year: 2021
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Note: The essential sewing guide - tips and tricks from the team behind 'The Great British Sewing Bee'.
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Paperback:Refashion, restyle, restitch, 20 stylish sewing projects from preloved clothes & homewares:2022 Paperback
Author: Shore, Debbie
Author: Hind, Kimberley
Year: 2022
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Search Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Upcycle unwanted clothes, and learn how to restitch them into 20 stylish home accessories and garments. Are you trying to cut down on clothing and fabric waste, but short on ideas of what to do with unwanted garments, bedsheets or curtains? In a brand-new collaboration between sewing superstar Debbie Shore and her dressmaker-blogger daughter, Kimbeley Hind.
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