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Mending life : a handbook for repairing clothes and hearts / Nina and Sonya Montenegro.

Montenegro, Nina, (author.). Montenegro, Sonya, (author.).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 646.3 MON (Text) 33187004671810 Nonfiction Checked out 07/01/2020
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 646 MONTENEG (Text) 9781632172525S On Order On order -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 646.3 MONTENEGRO (Text) 34330513457896 Adult - New Non-Fiction Available -
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon 646 MON (Text) 36825000907947 Non-Fiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 646.3 MONTENEGRO (Text) 30403002401784 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton 646.3 Mon (Text) 30890000742021 New Adult Materials Upper level Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 646.3 MON (Text) 31951004501497 Main Floor - New Arrivals Reshelving -
Whiting PL - Whiting 646.3 M764 (Text) 51735011996823 New Three Week Books (No Renewals) Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781632172525
  • ISBN: 1632172526
  • Physical Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Getting started -- Darning -- Patching -- Other common repairs -- Beyond a mend.
Summary, etc.:
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 encourages us to change our consumption habits so that with small mends here and there, we extend the life of our garments and other household items. This handbook is for beginners but also offers more advanced techniques to those with some experience in mending. You'll learn basic techniques such as patching, but will have options to take it a step further with decorative sashiko stitching; you'll also learn how to darn socks and mend sweaters, as well as things like a tear in a bedsheet or down jacket. And along the way, the authors share heartfelt stories about the powerful act of mending, which strengthens not only the object we are repairing, but ourselves as well. Vibrant, full-color illustrations are woven throughout the handbook. Mending Life is a timeless, practical guide to cherishing and caring for our belongings.
Subject: Clothing and dress > Repairing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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