Visible Mending: Artful Stitchery to Repair and Refresh Your Favorite Things
Rip in your jeans? Snag in a sweater? Tear in a tea towel? They all present an opportunity for one-of-a-kind creativity! With this fun introduction to unconventional mending techniques in a format that's half how-to guide, half idea book, anyone can give worn and torn items new life.
Start by learning hand-mending methods, including boro, embroidery, patching, and darning.
Visible Mending: Artful Stitchery to Repair and Refresh Your Favorite Things covers four hand-mending techniques: boro, hand embroidery, patches, and darning. The last section ...more
You won’t find any discussion of the philosophical , ecological, or conceptual theor ...more
I love the idea of valuing something that is imperfect, repaired -- this book has a philosophy of its own. It is also very practical, showing me exactly how to save my favorite garments and give them a longer life. The results are whimsical and lovely.