Joyful Mending: Visible Repairs For the Perfectly Imperfect Things We Love!

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Joyful Mending shows you how to fix old items of clothing, linens and household objects by turning tears and flaws into beautiful features.

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Joyful Mending shows you how to fix old items of clothing, linens and household objects by turning tears and flaws into beautiful features.By applying a few simple sewing, darning, felting, or crocheting techniques, as well as some sashiko and other favorite embroidery stitches, you can repair your favorite pieces in a transformative way. These techniques don’t just save you money, but make your life more joyful, fulfilling and sustainable in an age of fast fashion. Author Noriko Misumi teaches you her philosophy of mending and reusing items based on the age-old Japanese concepts of mindfulness and Wabi Sabi (an appreciation of old and imperfect things). In her book, she shows you how to: Repair any kind of fabric that is torn, ripped or stained;whether knitted or wovenWork with damaged flat or curved surfaces to make them aesthetically pleasing againCreate repairs that blend in, as well as bold or whimsical visible repairs Darn your handmade or expensive gloves, sweaters and socks to make them look great again! The joy to be found in working with your hands and the personal artistry you discover within yourself lie at the heart of this book. While nothing lasts forever, there’s pleasure, as well as purpose, in appreciating age and imperfection. Joyful Mending allows you to surround yourself with the things that truly give you joy, whether they were given to you by a loved one, picked up in your travels or simply have a special place in your heart.

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Weight 0.444 kg
Dimensions 25.4 × 19.6 × 0.9 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

88

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

646.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K