"...Since we are all still stuck at home I especially loudly want to invite you to the #MendMarch party on Instagram.
In case you’re new to Instagram, this is a fun challenge in which we all mend together, every day in March each year, using the prompts / themes I just posted on my feed visiblemend. Also there’ll be reminders every week. There is never any pressure; just drop in when you’re feeling it. I promise shenanigans, friends, support, laughs, and one enormous dent in your mend pile. Check out the tag for previous -I recommend you look for Katrine’s; they are most fabulous and very silly. Swipe for a couple of old, and large, mends of mine, which I think debuted in a MendMarch past. Anyway, thank you massively Katrine for all the Mayhemmers (as it says on p.218 of MEND!) March is such a great month and mending is what we’ll enjoy together!
Kate was born and raised in London, lives in Brooklyn with my husband, daughter and two cats, and was, for many years, a magazine editor. Then in 2009, when that entire industry entered its death throes, and Kate founded Refashioner, the first of the now ubiquitous personal closet trading sites..."
Now Is When We All Learn to Darn Our Socks Again by Steven Kurutz March 12, 2020 "Only a few generations ago, socks were... View full details
Visible Mending with Kate Sekules on NHK evening News @ New York, Dec 16 2022 (excerpt) ... View full details
Radical menders vs. disposable everything by Veronique Greenwood May 19, 2022 "Kate Sekules remembers the shirt well. It was made of lush Shantung silk, in kingfisher... View full details