Let Hikaru Noguchi, the guru of visible darning in Japan be your guide to visible mending. She'll guide you step-by-step through a process that is akin to embroidery and embellishment. Supported by dozens of colored photos, her detailed descriptions make the methods easy to follow, even for non-sewers.
The stylish photography highlights the artistic and minimalist style of the designer's work. You will be inspired, I promise.
Make your favorite clothing even more personal and save it from landfill!
Fully illustrated with color photography throughout
Detailed, step-by-step images
Easy to follow techniques--even for beginners
Plenty of inspiration for adventurous menders
Twelve darning techniques are covered in detail with step-by-step instructions including:
Seed and square darn
Decorative Tambourine darning
Ten chapters cover mending sweaters, shirts, denim, items in the home as well as accessories, such as scarves and bags.
Use with this gorgeous darning mushroom from the author, your own darning egg from your grandmother's sewing basket, or improvise with a light bulb. That's how Kristin learned to darn!
This paperback is 96 pages, and is the first English edition of the book.