Visible Mending: Artful Stitchery to Repair and Refresh Your Favorite Things

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That Patchwork Place B1457T #ad - Then rev up the sewing machine for fast mends that put the pedal to the metal. Rip in your jeans? snag in a sweater? tear in a tea towel? they all present an opportunity for one-of-a-kind creativity! With this fun introduction to unconventional mending techniques in a format that's half how-to guide, half idea book, anyone can give worn and torn items new life.

Start by learning hand-mending methods, embroidery, including boro, patching, and darning. Even with a limited budget and not much time to spare, you can create eye-catching repairs with visible mending--35 examples and more than 150 photos make it easy to put your unique mark on everything you mend! Lots of great projects packed into one little book!

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Mending Matters: Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite Denim & More

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - Mending Matters: Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite Denim & More #ad - 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. Mending matters explores sewing on two levels: First, modern, it includes more than 20 hands-on projects that showcase current trends in visible mending that are edgy, and bold—but draw on traditional stitching.

In addition, the book addresses the way mending leads to a more mindful relationship to fashion and to overall well-being. It does all this through just four very simple mending techniques: exterior patches, interior patches, darning, slow stitches, and weaving.

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Make and Mend: Sashiko-Inspired Embroidery Projects to Customize and Repair Textiles and Decorate Your Home

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Watson-Guptill #ad - Touching on the concepts of beauty in minimalism and resourceful simplicity, as well as a fascination with Japan and Japanese design, this easy and accessible book appeals to both the seasoned maker and total beginner. Sashiko is traditionally used to mend and repair clothing and textiles, but it can just as easily be used to create beautiful, decorative projects for the home.

With fifteen projects applying a modern, napkins, and making decorative pillows, mending a ripped hem, such as repairing torn jeans, a tablecloth,  Make and Mend shows readers how to apply sashiko stitching to a variety of craft projects, on-trend aesthetic to this ancient craft, and a totebag. An exquisite, full-color guide to sashiko, accessories, a simple Japanese stitching technique that uses stunning patterns to decorate or repair clothing, and home textiles.

Make and Mend: Sashiko-Inspired Embroidery Projects to Customize and Repair Textiles and Decorate Your Home #ad - Requiring no special equipment other than a sewing needle and thread, Make and Mend introduces the incredibly simple technique of sashiko--a striking hand-sewing method using a running stitch to form pleasing geometric patterns.

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Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook: Patterns, Projects and Inspirations

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David & Charles #ad - Ten project chapters show how easy it is to use sashiko patterns to make beautiful items for the home. Sashiko pronounced shash-ko means 'stab stitch' and refers to the small running stitch that is worked to build up distinctive decorative patterns, of which there are hundreds. Getting started describes everything you need to begin stitching, marking out patterns on the fabric, including selecting suitable fabrics and threads, as well as the stitching technique itself.

Finally a gallery of work by contemporary Japanese textile artists provides extra inspiration. David & charles. The sashiko patterns are described in step-by-step detail in the pattern library, showing you exactly how to achieve each individual pattern with ease. Sashiko, the traditional japanese technique of needlework quilting, uses simple running stitch to create beautifully decorative patterns ideal for patchwork, quilting and embroidery.

Ultimate Sashiko Sourcebook: Patterns, Projects and Inspirations #ad - The book begins by exploring the origins of the technique to strengthen clothes and to make them warmer.

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Sashiko thread 40m col.1 5x1

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Yokota - #ad - Sashiko thread 40m col.1 5x1 #ad - You can create beautiful patterns and stiched on cloth with these high quality threads. These threads have a unique shine to them that is seen when sewn on cloth. Set of 5. A slightly thick thread that can express stiching clearly. David & charles. Material: 100% cotton. For penciling, embroidery, stitching etc. These threads have a unique shine to them that is seen when sewn on cloth.

Length: 40m. The thread is a thin, fine thread. Material: 100% cotton thread length: 40m This is a set of 5. High quality cotton threads from Japan! You can create beautiful patterns and stiched on cloth with these high quality threads.

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The Geometry of Hand-Sewing: A Romance in Stitches and Embroidery from Alabama Chanin and The School of Making Alabama Studio

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - To simplify learning, the book also includes two plastic stitching cards die-cut with the grids on which every stitch in the book is based. These reusable cards can be stitched through for practicing just as children use lacing cards to learn to tie shoes or used as stencils for transferring grids to fabric.

In the geometry of hand-sewing chanin presents their breakthrough method, featuring illustrated instructions for both right- and left-handed stitchers for more than 100 stitches—from the most basic straight and chain to the more fanciful feather and herringbone; photos of both right and wrong sides; and guidelines for modifying stitches to increase one’s repertoire further.

The Geometry of Hand-Sewing: A Romance in Stitches and Embroidery from Alabama Chanin and The School of Making Alabama Studio #ad - David & charles. As makers, we tend to learn different stitches over time without thinking much about how they relate to one another. But when natalie chanin and her alabama chanin and the school of making teams began to look at needlework closely, they realized all stitches are based on geometric grid systems—and by using grids as guides, they could make learning stitches, even seemingly elaborate ones, as easy as child’s play.

Length: 40m. Material: 100% cotton. You can create beautiful patterns and stiched on cloth with these high quality threads. These threads have a unique shine to them that is seen when sewn on cloth. Set of 5.

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Mend & Patch: A Handbook to Repairing Clothes and Textiles

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Pavilion #ad - Material: 100% cotton. Learn how to take care of your clothes by mending, patching, and repairing them, so you can extend the life of your most treasured garments. In the farthest corner of her clothes store in Stockholm, Sweden, Kerstin has a mending studio. When it's quiet in the shop, she sits by her sewing machine and gives a new lease of life to people's favorite jeans.

Find out emergency tips for mending in a hurry, enhance your clothes with decorative stitches, wool, cotton, and learn to mend for and with different materials, including leather, and denim. Whatever the wear and tear, Kerstin arms you with the skills and ideas you need to mend your own clothes and promote sustainable fashion.

Mend & Patch: A Handbook to Repairing Clothes and Textiles #ad - David & charles. Length: 40m. Packed full of simple fixes for sewing on buttons and repairing holes in pockets, this book is perfect for sewers, crafters, as well as more advanced techniques like darning and weaving in new fabric, and fashion lovers of all abilities. You can create beautiful patterns and stiched on cloth with these high quality threads.

These threads have a unique shine to them that is seen when sewn on cloth. Set of 5.

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CLOVER 611 Adjustable Ring Thimble with Plate

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Clover 611 #ad - CLOVER 611 Adjustable Ring Thimble with Plate #ad - Adjustable. Long running stitches. Thimble also comes with plate and is adjustable. Clover needlecraft inc-thimble ring can be used for basting long running stitches and sashiko. Quality Clover sewing notion. You can create beautiful patterns and stiched on cloth with these high quality threads. These threads have a unique shine to them that is seen when sewn on cloth.

Set of 5. Ring thimble W/Plate. Time saver. Thimble also comes with plate and is adjustable. Material: 100% cotton. Length: 40m. Manufactured in Japan. Long needle or Sashico. David & charles. One size fits all.

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Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art

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Batsford 509852 #ad - Richly illustrated throughout, this inspirational book will connect with those who seek a new way of working—whether it's starting a stitch journal or joining a community of like-minded artists. Time saver. Sometimes less is more—and quality is more important than quantity. That's true in textile art too, thoughtful, and this much-needed guide brings a meaningful, and sustainable approach to stitchery.

Long needle or Sashico. Thimble also comes with plate and is adjustable. Length: 40m. Material: 100% cotton. You can create beautiful patterns and stiched on cloth with these high quality threads. These threads have a unique shine to them that is seen when sewn on cloth. Set of 5. Ring thimble W/Plate. Manufactured in Japan.

Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile Art #ad - . See how to slow down and experience more joy in your craft by trying simple techniques based on traditional practice, reusing and reinventing materials, and limiting equipment. Adjustable. David & charles.

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Sashiko thread 40m col.2 5x1

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Yokota - #ad - Long running stitches. You can create beautiful patterns and stiched on cloth with these high quality threads. These threads have a unique shine to them that is seen when sewn on cloth. Set of 5. Ring thimble W/Plate. Length: 40m. Manufactured in Japan. Long needle or Sashico. Adjustable. Material: 100% cotton. Quality Clover sewing notion.

Sashiko thread 40m col.2 5x1 #ad - B t batsford Ltd. David & charles. Time saver. Thimble also comes with plate and is adjustable.

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Darning: Repair Make Mend Crafts and family Activities

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Quickthorn #ad - This detailed step-by-step guide makes the methods easy to follow, even for non-sewers. Length: 40m. Long running stitches. Climate change is making us rethink how we use resources, and not subscribing to fast-fashion and reusing and mending our clothes has become a mark of pride. The stylish photography shows off the artistic and minimalist style of the designer’s work.

This is visible mending, more akin to embroidery and embellishment, which will make your favourite clothing even more personal and save it from landfill. Fully illustrated with colour photography throughoutDetailed step-by-step imagesEasy to follow techniques even for beginnersPlenty of inspiration for adventerous menders.

Darning: Repair Make Mend Crafts and family Activities #ad - Twelve darning techniques are covered in detail with step-by-step instructions include: Seed stitch, chain darning, seed and square darn, reverse appliqué, triangular darns, honeycomb Darning, reversible darns, accordion darning, square darning, English darning, appliqué, and the decorative tambourine darning.

Material: 100% cotton. David & charles. Manufactured in Japan. You can create beautiful patterns and stiched on cloth with these high quality threads. These threads have a unique shine to them that is seen when sewn on cloth. Set of 5.

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