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The Art of Repair

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The Art of Repair

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For Molly Martin, it all started with a pair of socks. Her favourite pair. When the heels became threadbare, her mother got her darning mushroom and showed her how to reinforce the stitches and bring them back to life. She has been stitching and darning ever since

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For Molly Martin, it all started with a pair of socks. Her favourite pair. When the heels became threadbare, her mother got out her darning mushroom and showed her how to reinforce the thinning stitch... es and bring them back to life. She has been stitching and darning ever since. In The Art of Repair, Molly explores the humble origins of repair and how the act of mending a cherished item carefully by hand offers not just a practical solution but nourishment for the soul. Using her own beautiful illustrations, she guides us through the basics of the craft - from piecing and patching to the ancient Japanese art of Sashiko. This book will stay with you long after you put down your needle and thread. It offers an antidote to our increasingly disposable lifestyle, encouraging us to reconnect not just with the everyday objects in our environment but also with ourselves.
  • Format: Hardback
  • Publication Date: 11/05/2021
  • Publisher: Short Books Ltd
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 144
  • Dimensions (mm): 214x154x18mm
  • Weight: 440g
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  • Format:Hardback
  • Publication Date: 11/05/2021
  • Author:Molly Martin

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