Modern Mending – Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald

23,95

Modern Mending – Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald

23,95

Modern Mending – Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald is a comprehensive guide to mending clothes that combines creativity, sustainability, and fun.

Inside you’ll find:

  • Step-by-step instructions for a wide range of mending techniques, with full-colour process photographs, illustrated diagrams, and troubleshooting tips
    • stitching (2 knot methods + 17 stitch methods)
    • patching (6 methods)
    • darning (8 methods)
    • needle felting (4 methods)
    • machine darning (2 methods)
    • 5 extra tutorials and sets of tips for buttons, snags, ladders, zippers and shoes
  • 25 case studies of mended garments, with the story behind each repair and the techniques and materials used
  • 10 sections full of mending guidance and motivation (Erin likes to think of them as paper-based hugs)
    • Helpful Tips
    • Thoughts Before Mending
    • Playing Around with a Design
    • Tools of the Trade
    • Fabric 101
    • This Goes With That (common fabric types with actual-size photographs and descriptions of the best fabrics, yarns, threads, needles and techniques to mend them with)
    • Care: Prevention & Maintenance
    • Share the Love & Increase Your Impact
    • Should I Redo it?
    • Mending for Others & Valuing Your Time
    • Recommended Reading
  • 7 interviews with inspirational modern menders from around the world, with photographs of their work
  • 6 cups of tea
  • 3 amusing cat photos
  • 2 references to the Incredible Hulk
  • 1 zillion helpful tips

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Extra Info

“Hi! I’m Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald (ELF): repair artist, mending teacher, author and photographer of Modern Mending the book, and shopkeeper at modernmending.com.