How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew
By Erin Bried
Ballantine Books. 2009. 278 pgs. Nonfiction
These days, dry cleaners press shirts, delivery guys bring pizza, gardeners tend flowers, and, yes, tailors sew on those pesky buttons. But life can be much simpler, sweeter, and richer-- and a lot more fun, too. And, as your grandmother knows, it actually pays to learn how to do things yourself.
A collection of treasured wisdom from grandmothers across the country, this practical guide offers more than one hundred step-by-step essential tips for cooking, cleaning, gardening, and entertaining.
This book has so many interesting tips and tricks that I didn’t know about. In the age of going green and needing to save your pennies, this book will take you back to a simpler time. Although not all of the tips are earth-shattering, I found this book to be an enlightening read.