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  • Publisher: Quadrille Publishing
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 29 February 2024
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781837830732
  • Stock: 17 in stock
  • Size: 160x210 mm
  • Illustrations: 288
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £16.99
  • Series: By Hand
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Visible Mending


Repair, Renew, Reuse The Clothes You Love by Arounna Khounnoraj

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Book Description

In the movement against throw-away culture and fast fashion, learn how to pick up a needle and rediscover the forgotten techniques and joy of mending.

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.

About the Author

About Arounna Khounnoraj

Arounna Khounnoraj is a Canadian artist and maker based in Toronto, where she emigrated with her family from Laos at the age of four. While her education includes a masters degree in fine arts, it was through subsequent residencies that she found her current focus in fibre arts. In 2002 she started Bookhou, a multi-disciplinary studio with her husband John Booth, where together they explore a variety of printing and embroidery techniques through making utilitarian objects such as bags, home goods and textiles.

For more information visit www.bookhou.com or follow Arounna on Instagram @bookhou.

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