November 2010 Issue
A new book offers a modern-day take on the age-old traditions of sewing and crafting.
When Judi Ketteler was growing up, it just wasn’t cool to sew. Back then, says the 36-year-old writer and avid seamstress, her decision to take home economics so she could stitch during school hours was frowned on by her peers.
Little did she know how ahead of the times she was.
“[Today] there’s this desire to make it yourself, to step back from mass-produced culture and the stress of modern life, to get back to basics,” explains the Cincinnati resident and author of Sew Retro: A Stylish History of the Sewing Revolution
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