Book - Mending Matters: Stitch Patch and Repair Your Favorite Denim and More.
Published by Adrams Books, Oct 2018
Author: Katrina Rodabaugh
Pages: 224 with 200 Color Photographs
Mending Matters: Stitch Patch and Repair Your Favorite Denim and More. his 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. In addition, 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.