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Iiduka, Saki

Summary: "Let this book show you the pleasure of repairing, reinforcing and making beloved items using sashiko embroidery! Sashiko for Making and Mending shows you how to use sashiko stitching to mend rips, repair things like fraying cuffs and create original accessories that look fabulous. With this book, you'll be able to embrace the visible mending movement-the practice of repairing high quality...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tuttle Publishing 2021

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Lawrie, Portia

Summary: "Transform pre-loved clothes and forgotten fabrics into stylish new garments. Let the founder of The Refashioners movement and sewing designer Portia Lawrie show you how to created sustainable fashion that doesn't cost the planet. Beginning with advice on how to source and 'harvest' existing clothes, Portia then makes 11 inspirational garments - from tees and shirts to shorts and a coat - all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Search Press Limited 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.4 LAW
1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 646.4 LAW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 646.4 LAW

Sekules, Kate

Summary: "A guide to the art, history, and politics of visible mending--at once a practical instruction guide for techniques, a statement on the beauty of repairing and reimagining clothes, and a manifesto against fast fashion. Part manifesto, part how-to, this book persuasively calls for a new way of thinking and handling clothes, flying in the face of the supposedly life-changing magic of throwing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 646 SEK

Crews, Xavier

Summary: "With Art of Custom Sneakers, learn to make your own one-of-a-kind kicks from YouTube superstar Xavier Kickz"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rockport Publishers, an imprint of The Quarto Group 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 746.6 CRE

White, Betz.

Summary: By its nature, do-it-yourself sewing is environmentally friendly. In Sewing Green, Betz White takes stitching to an even higher level of sustainability, presenting 25 projects made from organic cloth and 'repurposed' thrift-store and back-of-the-closet finds and organic fabrics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stewart, Tabori & Chang 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.4 WHI

Lee, Kit

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hardie Grant Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.4 LEE

Nicolay, Megan.

Summary: Contains illustrated instructions to creating over 100 projects and fashions from T-shirts including customized tees, tank tops, skirts, handbags, and a patchwork blanket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.404 NIC

Donenfeld, Maya H.

Summary: Explains how to craft with such repurposed materials as linen, burlap, and wool, providing details on deconstruction techniques and their environmental impacts, as well as how to embellish the materials using paint and ink.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.2 Don

Girard, Stefanie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.4 GIR

Sparkles, Tina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taunton Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Craft Sparkles

Fulop, Lily

Summary: "Reclaim your clothes and reduce fashion waste with illustrated instructions for mending and more Replacing buttons, darning socks, and other mending skills have largely been lost to the decades. Yet, as the eco-conscious are ditching fast fashion, thesetechniques are being rediscovered as easy methods to revamp closets with personal flair-hello, visible mending-and sustainability. In Wear,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Countryman Press, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.4 FUL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Craft Sew Fulop

Alvarado, Melissa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taunton Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.34 ALV

Artise, Bridgett.

Summary: Period-dated, era-related pieces are great, but how many people can really pull them off? In this book, this up-and-coming designer teaches you how to take vintage clothing from the back of the closet to the forefront of fashion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potter Craft 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.404 ART

Allison, Scatha G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 687.1 ALL

Rannels, Melissa.

Summary: Explains how to embellish, customize, and transform off-the-rack clothing to make it unique, offering detailed instructions and twenty-two innovative projects from turning a t-shirt into a skirt or to turning a sweater into a halter-top.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.404 RAN

Rannels, Melissa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.404 Rannels

Fontichiaro, Kristin

Summary: Learn how to recycle old clothes into brand-new fashions with these fun do-it-yourself activities. Readers can practice basic sewing skills to make their t-shirts more stylish and unique. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2015

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Funaro, Diana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chilton Book Co. 1976

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.404 FUN

Peritts, Vivian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.0463 PER

Bieber, Katheryn Tidwell.

Summary: This simple, creative approach to felting (basically, just shrinking garments on purpose) is easy on the budget (yarn can be pricey) and saves time (you don't have to knit a large item to shrink).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746.0463 BIE

ffrench, Crispina.

Contents: The artful beauty of recycling wool sweaters -- Assembling your materials and chop shop toolbox -- Starting from square one. Cutie-pie pot holders ; Neck nuzzle muffler ; Simple pillows ; Keepsake blankets -- Hand-me-down my new sweaters. The basic pullover sweater ; Zippered cardigan ; Empire vest with gathers ; Renaissance top with bell sleeves -- Mix-and-match sweater add-ons. Pick a pocket...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Craft Sew Ffrench

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