Joyful mending : visible repairs for the perfectly imperfect things we love!

Title
Joyful mending : visible repairs for the perfectly imperfect things we love!

Author
Misumi, Noriko, author.

Uniform Title
Tsukuro tanoshimi. English

ISBN
9784805315743

Physical Description
88 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Contents
Part 1. My Mending Consultation Booth -- Part 2. The Art of Joyful Mending -- Part 3. Basic Mending Techniques -- Darning (A circle) -- Darning (A square) -- Darning (A rectangle) -- Needle Felting -- Part 4. Invisible Mending and "Statement" Mending -- Invisible Mending -- "Statement" Mending -- Part 5. Mending with Patchwork and Rug Hooking -- Patchwork + Embroidery -- Patchwork -- Rug Hooking -- Part 6. Mending Socks and Gloves -- Mending Techniques -- Backstitch -- Running Stitch -- Slip Stitch -- Half Backstitch -- Chain Stitch -- Whip Stitch -- Straight Stitch -- French Knot Stitch -- Satin Stitch -- Couching Stitch -- Cross Stitch -- Starting and Ending Stitches without a Knot -- Herringbone Stitch -- Darning (Mending a hole) -- Crochet Basics -- Crochet Symbols -- Chain Stitch -- Single Crochet Stitch.

Subject Term
Clothing and dress -- Repairing.
 
Embroidery -- Japan.
 
Sewing.

Summary
Examples of using "kintsugi," a Japanese decorative mending technique, to extend the life of clothes and other fabric goods.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Bayport Public LibraryBook646.6 MIS01Checked Out