Mending matters : stitch, patch, and repair your favorite denim & morePublisher: New York : Abrams, Copyright date: ©2018Description: 222 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cmISBN:
- Stitch, patch, & repair favorite denim and more
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"A Slow Fashion guide for a well-loved wardrobe"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction -- My fashion fast -- Mending tools and materials -- Basic techniques and slow design -- Exterior patches -- Interior patches -- Hand stitches and Sashiko -- Improved darning and weaving -- Reframing reuse.
Mending Matters explores sewing on two levels: First, it includes more than 20 hands-on projects that showcase current trends in visible mending that are edgy, modern, and bold--but draw on traditional stitching. It does all this through just four very simple mending techniques: exterior patches, interior patches, slow stitches, darning, and weaving. In addition, the book addresses the way mending leads to a more mindful relationship to fashion and to overall well-being. In essays that accompany each how-to chapter, Katrina Rodabaugh explores mending as a metaphor for appreciating our own naturally flawed selves, and she examines the ways in which mending teaches us new skills, self-reliance, and confidence, all gained from making things with our own hands.