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  • Publisher: Abrams & Chronicle
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 15 January 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781419729478
  • Stock: 5 in stock
  • Size: 203x254 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP Price: £18.99
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Mending Matters

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Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite Denim & More by Katrina Rodabaugh

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Book Description

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.

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About Katrina Rodabaugh

Katrina Rodabaugh’s workshops consistently sell-out. She’s an awardwinning artist with strong ties to craft influencers Lisa Congdon, Kristine Vejar, Sasha Duerr, Karen Templer, and more.

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