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Create modern heirlooms using vintage materials--a collection of 35 innovative projects showcasing the exceptional beauty in timeworn textiles. Vintage Made Modern is a book devoted to recycling just as generations before us have, utilizing timeworn textiles with histories of their own. With a little resourcefulness, gentle care, and some creative repurposing, the 35 innovative projects in this book breathe life back into these textiles, refresh their beauty, and create new memories. Whether iT be Granny's well-worn apron, a threadbare family quilt, or a tattered tea towel you picked up at the thrift shop, each of these textiles has a tale to tell. Vintage Made Modern will have you collaborating with makers from the past and continuing stories composed long ago, with you becoming part of the narrative.

About the Author

Jennifer Casa

Award-winning author, Jennifer Casa, has enjoyed making things by hand for as long as she can remember. Her books are inspired by her children, family tradition, music, travels, and her love of old textiles and patchwork. She is an enthusiastic, dedicated early childhood teacher and lives with her husband twin daughters in northern Ohio.
Visit her website (JCasaHandmade.com) for more info as well as plenty of projects for the whole family.

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