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Make and Mend

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

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Make and Mend by Jessica Marquez
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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. 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, on-trend aesthetic to this ancient craft, Make and Mend shows readers how to apply sashiko stitching to a variety of craft projects, such as repairing torn jeans, decorating a shower curtain, mending a ripped hem, and making a simple pet bed, throw pillows, napkins, a tablecloth, and a totebag. 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.

Author Biography

JESSICA MARQUEZ is an author, photographer, teacher, content creator, and full-time creative maker behind the handmade shop Miniature Rhino. Jessica's work has been featured in dozens of print publications and countless blogs including Style Me Pretty, Design*Sponge, Apartment Therapy, and Refinery29.
Release date NZ
November 19th, 2018
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Full-colour photographs
Imprint
Watson-Guptill Publications Inc.,U.S.
Pages
144
ISBN-13
9780399579431
Product ID
28051637

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