How to Sew a Button

How to Sew a Button

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How to Sew a Button by Erin Build

  • Condition: New
  • Type: Paperback
  • Language - English
  • 280 Pages
  • 14.73cm x 1.65cm x 20.37cm (5.8" x .65"" x 8.02")
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks
  • December 2010

How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew by Erin Bried

It's an unfortunate fact of life that many of us “outsource” basic tasks. Food is instant, ready-made, and processed with unhealthy additives to be easy and quick. Dry cleaners press your shirts, delivery guys bring pizza, gardeners tend flowers, and, yes, tailors sew on those uncooperative buttons.But your life can be so much simpler, sweeter, and richer than all of that– and a lot more fun! As your grandmother might say, now is not the time to be careless with your money, and it actually pays to learn how to do things yourself.

Practical and incredibly empowering, How to Sew a Button collects the treasured wisdom of nanas, bubbies, and grandmas from all across the country– as well as modern-day experts –and shares more than one hundred step-by-step essential tips for cooking, cleaning, gardening, and entertaining, including how to

- polish your image by shining your own shoes
- grow your own vegetables (and stash your bounty for the winter)
- sweeten your day by making your own jam
- use baking soda and vinegar to clean your house without toxic chemicals
- feel beautiful by perfecting your posture
- roll your own piecrust and find a slice of heaven
- fold a fitted sheet to crisp perfection
- waltz without stepping on any toes

Complete with helpful illustrations and brimming with nostalgic charm, How to Sew a Button provides calm and comfort in uncertain times. By doing things yourself, with care and attention, you and your loved ones will feel the pleasing rewards of a job well done. How to Sew a Button makes you more independent and resourceful.

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