Molly Martin is an artist, illustrator and professional textile repairer, specialising in delicate fabric restoration and traditional Japanese Sashiko repair. Molly also works for the slow fashion company Toast and has collaborated with them on a number of workshop 'repair' tours.
Part how-to guide, part manifesto - a gentle exhortation that
encourages us to reconnect with our damaged belongings and
A beautiful, honest, fascinating book, which celebrates slow living and the real worth of things.
Molly's beautifully simple and thoughtful work with garments imbues a love and respect for the things we wear.
'This is the book we all need... Beautifully illustrated. Truly wonderful.'
*The Frost magazine*
Written with the same care Martin takes to restore people's beloved possessions, each passage has such a special way of evoking that same sentimentally felt for these mended wares that it's inevitable you'll find yourself digging out those holey, old garms for some much-needed attention. With various types of repairs covered in the book along with her go-to techniques, get ready to be hooked on the art of repair. With Molly Martin's charming illustrations, beautiful photographs and concise instructions, this book will help you to develop a skill to last a lifetime.
*Hole & Corner magazine*
A wonderful combination of techniques and illustrated garment stories and real garmology material.
*Well Dressed Dad blog*