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Mending Matters : Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite Denim & More - (Hardcover)

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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.
Number of Pages: 222 pages :
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies
Sub-Genre: Sewing, Needlework, Fiber Arts & Textiles
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc
Book theme: Embroidery
Author: Katrina Rodabaugh
Language: English
Street Date: October 16, 2018
TCIN: 53851446
UPC: 9781419729478
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-1007
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