Visible mending by hand : repair, renew, reuse the clothes you love / Arounna Khounnoraj ; photography by Arounna Khounnoraj.
Book | Quadrille | 2024 | New edition.

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Edition
New edition.
Description
144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Note
Originally published in 2020 by Quadrille.
By hand is embossed on cover, and does not appear on spine.
Summary
Covering 12 core techniques, 10 key stitches and 12 projects, explore why we should mend and how to mend a variety of different fabrics using this book. Demystifying the mending techniques through a directory of stitches and clear step-by-steps, from repairing to reusing and renewing the clothes you love - stitch over tears, dye stains and celebrate a more sustainable life. By Hand: Visible Mending is for those who want to be less wasteful, more sustainable and add a personal touch to their garments.
Contents
Introduction -- How to use this book -- Why mend? -- Essential equipment -- Sewing stitches -- Essential mending techniques: Darning -- Binding -- Patching -- Appliqué -- Sashiko -- Embroidery -- Needle felting -- Dyeing -- Printing -- Finishing and tying knots -- Mending by hand -- Projects: Jeans -- Butterfly appliqué -- Sweater -- Socks -- Making felt patches -- Embroidered dress -- Block-printed sweatshirt -- Sashiko stitch and patch sewing booklet -- Bucket project bag -- Patch cushion -- Indigo-dyed quilt -- Wearable art -- Templates.
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By hand visible mending : repair, renew, reuse the clothes you love
Visible mending : repair, renew, reuse the clothes you love
Repair, renew, reuse the clothes you love
ISBN
9781837830732 (hardcover)
1837830738 (hardcover)
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