Make + Mend a sashiko-inspired craft book

MAKE + MEND is available for pre-order now & out 8.21.2018!

An exquisite, full-color guide to sashiko, a simple Japanese stitching technique that uses stunning patterns to decorate or repair clothing, accessories, and home textiles. 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, mending a ripped hem, and making decorative 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 will appeal to both the seasoned maker and total beginner—all brought to life in 100+ color photographs.

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Have you pre-ordered Make + Mend? I've got a gift for you! Pre-orders help so much, so this is just a small way to say thank you! To claim your gift: Pre-order from any book retailer and use the link below to enter receipt confirm & download your PDF package. 

PDF package includes:  + two bonus projects: Easy Denim Patch & Double Sided Trivet + early release of the books sashiko patterns and templates + an additional sashiko motif pattern

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Make + Mend Book Tour

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