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Visible Mending: A Modern Guide to Darning, Stitching and Patching the Clothes You Love - Paperback

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  • We all have that favorite pair of jeans – no matter how baggy or worn they might become.
  • In the movement against throw-away culture and fast fashion, learn how to pick up a needle and rediscover the forgotten techniques and the joy of mending.
  • In Visible Mending, Arounna explores why we should mend, and how to mend a variety of different fabrics.
  • Work through the illustrated step-by-step instructions that will demystify mending techniques and discover how these can be easily applied to old
    items to give them a fresh, modern look.
  • Packed with skill-based projects, this book reveals how to patch jeans, embroider over tears, dye stains and use the Japanese art of Sashiko.
  • Visible Mending is a book for those who want to learn how to make the most of their wardrobes, be less wasteful, more sustainable and add a personal touch to their garments.
  • 144 pages

Repair, reuse and renew the clothes you love

 

About the Author

Arounna Khounnraj is a Canadian artist and maker. In 2002 she started Bookhou, a multi-disciplinary studio with her husband John Booth, where Arounna explored a variety of printing and embroidery techniques, creating utilitarian objects such as bags, home goods and textiles.

 



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