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Home Ec for Everyone: Practical Life Skills in 118 Projects : Cooking · Sewing · Laundry & Clothing · Domestic Arts · Life Skills Spiral-Bound | April 27, 2021

David Bowers, Sharon Bowers

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Clear step-by-step instructions for everything you would have been taught in Home Ec class: cooking and baking, sewing and mending, home-keeping tips, and more--in a stylish and easy-to-use reference guide for today's DIY'ers, homeowners and renters, new adults, and anyone who wants to be more self-sufficient at home.

Did you remember your scissors?

Discover the tremendous pleasure of learning how to do it yourself how to cook, sew, clean, and more, the way it used to be taught in Home Ec class. With illustrated step by step instructions, plus relevant charts, lists, and handy graphics, Home Ec for everyone offers a crash course in learning 118 practical life skills-everything from frosting the perfect birthday cake to fixing a zipper to whitening a dingy T-shirt to packing a suitcase (the right way). It’s all made clear in plain, nontechnical language for any level of DIYer, and it comes with a guarantee: No matter how simple the task, doing it with your own two hands provides a feeling of accomplishment that no app or device will ever give you.

Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Original Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240 pages
ISBN-10: 1523512377
Item Weight: 1.1 lbs
Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.7 x 9.2 inches
Customer Reviews: 3 out of 5 stars 31 to 100 ratings
"Even experienced homemakers will appreciate the refresher...These skills are essential, and this guide offers clear, friendly instructions and advice for better living at home. This would be a good gift for folks on their own for the first time and will circulate widely in public and school libraries." —Booklist​

Sharon Bowers is the author of Ghoulish Goodies, Candy Construction, and The Lazy Way to Cook Your Meals. She lives in New York City and Dublin, Ireland

David Bowers is the author of Dad's Own Guide to Housekeeping and Bake Like a Man: A Real Man’s Cookbook. He lives in New York City and Dublin, Ireland.