I’m thrilled to announce my second book, Mending Matters: Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite Denim & More will be published by Abrams Books on October 16, 2018.
Mending Matters contains 22 how-to projects (17 mending projects, 5 projects redesigning garments into accessories); 6 essays on slow fashion and my fast-fashion fast, Make Thrift Mend; 12 inspirational quotes from sustainable fiber artists; extensive resource lists; over 200 color photographs by Karen Pearson; and a foreword by Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin. It will be available widely at independent bookstores, online booksellers, and anywhere books are sold. You can pre-order now through Abrams Books, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indie Bound, or Powells.
2018 Book Tour Dates (Additional venues and details TBA):
October 20 & 21, 2018— Rhinebeck, NY/ NYS Sheep & Wool Festival/ Signings & Slow Fashion Panel with Sonya Philip (100 Acts of Sewing) & Tammy White (Wing & A Prayer Farm)
October 27, 2018— Brooklyn, NY/ Tatter Blue Library/ Book event & Slow Fashion Panel with Elizabeth Cline (Author of Overdressed) & Amy DuFault (Communications Director, BFDA)
November 3, 2018— Emeryville, CA/ Handcraft Studio School/ Mending workshops
November 4, 2018— Oakland, CA/ A Verb for Keeping Warm/ Book Party & Slow Fashion Panel with Rebecca Burgess, Sasha Duerr, Jen Hewett, Sonya Philip, and Kristine Vejar
November 10, 2018— Los Angeles, CA/ Maker’s Mess/ Mending workshops
December 7, 2018— Rhinebeck, NY/ Oblong Books/ Book event & Slow Fashion Panel