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Visible Mending: Repair, Renew, Reuse The Clothes You Love (Hardcover)

Visible Mending: Repair, Renew, Reuse The Clothes You Love By Khounnoraj Arounna  Cover Image
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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


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 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. Together they explore a variety of printing and embroidery techniques through making utilitarian objects such as bags, home goods and textiles. She has previously published Punch Needle (2019), Embroidery (2022) and Winter Celebrations (2023) with Quadrille.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781837830732
ISBN-10: 1837830738
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing
Publication Date: February 13th, 2024
Pages: 144
Language: English