The Repair Shop - A Make Do and Mend Handbook
Author(s): Karen Farrington; Jay Blades (Foreword by)
How do you replenish the stuffing in your favourite sofa seat or your child's beloved, tatty teddy bear? How do you remove a water mark left on your wooden table? What's the best way to prevent your leather from cracking?
We all have items in our homes that sit about in a state of disrepair while we mull over how to fix them but never actually get round to it. Direct from the Repair Shop's 'Workshop of Dreams', this one-stop practical guide will help you care for those aging treasures and heirlooms around your house, stashed in the attic, or gathering dust in the garage.
From furniture and toys to ceramics and clothing, the Repair Shop experts will give you their tips and advice on the art of restoring and conserving everyday items, so you can give new life to your most prized possessions. With clear step-by-step instructions and simple illustrations, find out how to clean, carry and maintain the articles that mean most to you, to safeguard your sentimental legacy for generations to come.
- : 9781785944604
- : Penguin Random House
- : Ebury Press
- : July 2019
- : 2.3 Centimeters X 16.2 Centimeters X 22.2 Centimeters
- : books
- : Karen Farrington; Jay Blades (Foreword by)
- : Hardback
- : English
- : 208