Meet Thom Gonzo, a masked mender, a punk, a dancer, a maximalist minimalist who truly lives by his motto #stitchitdontditchit. His work is his life, and he stitches daily to repair, rework and mold his clothing with minimal materials are to the extreme- patch, needle, thread over and over again until the original item is reworked beyond recognition, but part of his lived story.
Meet Kate Sekules of Visible Mend, the creator#MendMarch and a Historian of Mending. Her ultimate goal is to infect everyone with mending fascination! Read on to learn more and get inspired by her fearless, no frills approach to mending that's often hilarious and fun, like her signature greasytee or selfie-patch.
Heidi Parkes is an artist, hand quilter, mender and teacher. I'm a big fan of her improvisational style and expert mends, which are all done by hand. Read on to learn about her practice, her love of epic mending projects (like perfecting legging mends!), and how tv can help you pace any project!
Meet Nissan Haque, of Knjitea, who repairs teaware using traditional techniques like, Japanese kintsugi, and metal staples, one of the oldest forms of pottery repair. Read on to learn more about this unique mending techniques using pure gold, silver, and lacquers to create functional art.