Sashiko-inspired embroidery projects to customise and repair textiles and decorate your house.
About the Author
JESSICA MARQUEZ is an creator, photographer, teacher, content author, and full-time creative maker in the back of the handmade shop Miniature Rhino. Jessica’s work has been featured in dozens of print publications and countless blogs including Style Me Pretty, Design*Sponge, Apartment Therapy, and Refinery29.
Make and Mend is a fantastic, full-colour 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 a few thread!Sashiko is traditionally used to mend and repair clothing and textiles, but it may possibly just as easily be used to create beautiful, decorative projects for the home. With 15 projects applying a up to date, on-trend aesthetic to this ancient craft, Make and Mend shows readers learn how to apply sashiko stitching to a number of craft projects, such as repairing torn jeans, altering a hem, and making decorative pillows, napkins, a tablecloth, and a totebag.