- How to (Properly) Sew a Two or Four-Hole Button
- How to (Properly) Sew a Shank Button
- How to Sew a Hook and Eye Clasp
- How to Fix a Tear
- How to Fix a Hole
- How to Fix a Cut Seam
- How to Cover a Hole with a Thermobonding Patch
- How to Stitch a Blind Hem
Materials you need at home:
- Hand stitching needles
- Sharpened fabric scissors
- Iron and ironing board
- Threads of the colours of the garments you wish to repair (recommended: standard tex-27 polyester thread)
- The button(s) you wish to sew back
- Hook and eye clap(s)
- Thermobonding patch
- No sewing machine required
This course series for beginners will show your the basics of hand stitch mending. Gaia & Dubos reveals techniques employed by professionals while giving clear and simple instructions. By learning to mend your clothes, you will develop your autonomy, reduce your ecological footprint and save on seamstress expenses!
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Leonie Daignault-Leclerc is the designer and founder of Gaia & Dubos, a Canadian sustainable fashion brand based in Quebec. In her clothing and accessory repair courses, she reveals sewing techniques used by professionals while vulgarizing information with clear explanations and visuals.
She began her fashion creator career at the age of 12, designing made-to-measure garments for herself and her customers. Leonie Daignault-Leclerc has a College Diploma in Fashion Design, a Bachelor in Fashion Merchandising and a Master of Arts in Fashion, where she specialized in sustainable fashion. Internships in Paris, Madrid and Toronto helped her forge her identity as an entrepreneur and designer, and shape her approach towards the fashion industry.