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Montenegro, Nina

Summary: Mending Life is a beautifully illustrated, practical tool kit for repairing the clothes and belongings we love. It is also an exploration of how mending can be a gently healing practice in our daily lives and a small act of rebellion in a world where many things are discarded without thought. Mending Life encourages us to cherish our things by repairing them rather than discarding them. It also...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sasquatch Books 2020

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 646 SEK

Edwards, Zoe

Summary: "Have you ever thrown good clothes away simply because you didn't know how to mend them? Have you got clothes that you can't bear to part with, but need a fresher look? Then this book is for you. With fast fixes and complete makeovers, Mend It, Wear It, Love It! has everything you need to mend and care for your clothes, and stitch your way to a more sustainable wardrobe"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 646 EDW

Roach, Kristin M.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Storey Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fulop, Lily

1 hold on 1 copy

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,...

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

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Ides, Nan L.

Contents: Getting started : threading a needle -- Knotting the thread -- Stitching basics -- Closures/fasteners -- Hemming -- Fixing ripped seams & holes -- Fixing pockets & liners -- Replacing elastic -- Patches -- Fixing snages in sweaters -- Ironing & pressing tips -- Easy sewing fashion tips -- Some final encouragement and extra little hints to help you aong -- When not to try to fix your garment.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palmer/Pletsch 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.6 IDE

Neumüller, Kerstin

Summary: Throwing away holey, yet beloved, clothes can sometimes be one of the saddest things, but what if you were able to fix those holes and extend their life? With Mend & Patch, you can learn to take care of your clothes, mending, patching and repairing so you can cherish all your garments. In the furthest corner of Kerstin and Douglas's store, Second Sunrise in Stockholm, Kerstin has set up a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pavilion 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.6 NEU

Goldsworthy, Maureen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stein and Day 1980

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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