Master these fundamentals and you’ll walk away with a neat, sturdy fix every time.
Heavier fabric calls for a heavy-duty stitching technique.
Three steps and a few minutes are all you need to repair a shirt or other garment in a lightweight fabric.
Tackling a repair project? Start here.
Sewing is more than a needle pulling thread.
Before starting a project, make sure you have this gear on hand.
Think sew is only about a “needle pulling thread”? See these clever uses.
Don't trash your favorite sweater because of a few holes. Try these easy fixes instead.
Spend less at the seamstress with these penny-pinching tips from a professional tailor.
When Ted E. Bear takes a tumble or falls prey to a pooch, he needs medical care—stat! Real Simple asked toy-repair experts for cleaning tips and patch-up strategies so your child’s buddies can get back into play.
What you need to make quick repairs.
Save money and learn how to do it yourself, from beauty treatments (how to trim your bangs) to small home improvement fixes (how to replace a doorknob).