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Say hello to our newest VFG member, Kate Sekules!

Discussion in 'PUBLIC VFG News - Announcements and events' started by MagsRags, Jan 20, 2024.

  1. MagsRags

    MagsRags VFG President Staff Member

    We are delighted to welcome Kate Sekules @Sekules to VFG membership. First thing: I have it on good authority that Sekules is pronounced like Hercules.

    More things: Kate is an author - her most recent book is Mend: A Refashioning Manual & Manifesto (look for it in the VFG Amazon shop very soon). She started her website, Visible Mending, in 2015 5 years before the book, along the same themes, and it has continued to grow.
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    Previous books reflect her previous careers as journalist (Frommer's Irreverent Guide to London and other travel guides) and boxer (The Boxer's Heart: A Woman Fighting).

    She is currently assistant professor of fashion history at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and visiting professor of mendology at Parsons. Her credentials go on from there, in terms of writing, lecturing and much more. In her spare time, she is also working on her PHD at Bard.

    Please follow her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/visiblemend/
    You can read her blog via the Visible Mending website linked above.

    We are so glad you joined the VFG, Kate. Welcome!
     
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2024
  2. Hattysattic

    Hattysattic VFG Secretary

    Welcome from the UK, Kate!

    (P.S. I’ve just watched and throughly enjoyed your most recent Instagram post - what a brilliant project to undertake, and fabulous results!)
     
  3. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

  4. dollsntrolls

    dollsntrolls VFG Member

    Welcome, Kate! I'm excited to learn more about what you do and pick up some tricks!
     
  5. denisebrain

    denisebrain VFG Vice President Staff Member VFG Past President

    Mendologist! I will add your Mend book to the VFG authors on our website.

    A big welcome Kate!!
     
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  6. Vintagiality

    Vintagiality VFG Treasurer Staff Member

    Welcome, Kate!
     
  7. thevintagebungalow

    thevintagebungalow VFG Member

  8. Lady Scarletts

    Lady Scarletts VFG Member

  9. Noble Vintage Clothier

    Noble Vintage Clothier VFG Board Member

    Welcome Kate! So excited to see more of your work.
     
  10. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing VFG Board Member Staff Member VFG Past President

    Hi Kate. So nice to have you here with us. So looking forward to learning more about mendology!
     
  11. Cestsibon

    Cestsibon Administrator Staff Member

    Kate WELCOME to the VFG!!,
    Your Visible Mending has been an inspiration to .. it looks like all of us! So Glad you're here!
    ~Sunny
     
  12. poshthreads

    poshthreads VFG Board Member

    Welcome Kate! I’m a huge fan of visible mending …so much so that I find myself doing unintentionally on lots of my fixer projects ;) Looking forward to seeing you on the boards.
     
  13. Welcome, Kate! Nice to have you join VFG! :hiya:
     
  14. amandainvermont

    amandainvermont VFG Member

    Welcome Kate - What terrific and fun work. I look forward to seeing more.
     
  15. thespectrum

    thespectrum VFG Member Staff Member

  16. northstarvintage

    northstarvintage Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome Kate!

    My niece is studying fashion at art school and she is obsessed with refashioning. I will get her your book!
     
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  17. Vintage Runway

    Vintage Runway VFG Member

    Welcome Kate! I look forward to following your Instagram. The sock mending post is amazing!
     
  18. Rue_de_la_Paix

    Rue_de_la_Paix VFG Member

    Welcome to the VFG, Kate. I am beyond impressed with your work, your creativity and your writings. I have to delve more into the world of visible mending. Wondering how that would work on hats??
     
  19. vintagedevotion

    vintagedevotion VFG Board Member

    Welcome, Kate! So happy to have you here!
     

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