Hikaru Noguchi

Darning: Repair Make Mend


Climate change is making us rethink how we use resources and not subscribing to fast-fashion but re-using and mending our clothes has become a mark of pride. This is visible mending, more akin to embroidery and embellishment that will make your favourite clothing even more personal and save it from landfill.

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Twelve darning techniques are covered in detail with step-by-step instructions including: Seed stitch, square darning, Reversible darns, Seed and Square darn, Triangular darns, English darning, Accordion darning, Appliqué, Reverse appliqué, Chain darning, Honeycomb Darning and the decorative Tambourine darning. Ten chapters cover mending sweaters, shirts, denim, items in the home as well as accessories, such as scarves and bags.

This is the first UK edition of the cult darning book by Hikaru Noguchi who has become a guru of visible mending in Japan. This detailed step-by-step guide makes the methods easy to follow even for beginners. It is fully illustrated with colour photography throughout and has plenty of inspiration for adventurous menders too.

Product Details

Paperback book: 96 pages
hawthorn press (1 Nov. 2019)
ISBN: 978-1912480159
Dimensions: 190 w x 8 d × 256 h mm
Weight: 854g