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Kristin Roach has written this adorable book called Mend it Better. (Publisher, Storey Publishing) And I’m in it!

The book has full-page color photos and easy to read, step-by-step instructions:

I first met Kristin when I asked her to participate in a craft panel at Blogher in ’07 that I moderated. I wanted her to be a part of it because of her passion of reusing and finding new ways to look at waste and crafting.

Part of her creative journey, which she recounts in the book, is receiving many of her Grandmother’s sewing and craft supplies. It’s a beautiful story. I love how Kristin takes something like patching your clothing, which some people might find embarrassing, and turns it into something not only practical, but beautiful. Wear your patches with pride, indeed!

If you’re into sewing, great writing, inspiration and information, this book is for you.

Check out the Mend it Better website. Want to win your own copy? Leave a comment with your favorite color. Winner to be chose at random. Ends Friday the 16th at midnight, PST.

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  1. I’ll tell you the same thing I tell my daughter when she asks me my favorite color: “I can’t choose that any more than I can choose my favorite child.” 🙂 I’m a fan of ALL colors!

    And I don’t sew but I would love to learn to mend, repair, patch as I’m a huge fan of reusing!

  2. My favorite color is the very slightly greyish blue of my children’s eyes. And YES, that is the cheesiest thing I have ever typed. I don’t care! It is true!

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