About the Author
Katrina Rodabaugh is an award-winning artist and writer working
across disciplines to explore environmental and social issues
through craft techniques. Her writing and work have appeared in the
New York Times, Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living,Mother Earth
Living, Sewing Magazine, Sunset magazine, Sweet Paul Magazine,
Taproot magazine, and more. Rodabaugh teaches and speaks at craft
gatherings across the United States, including to standing-room
only crowds at the popular New York State Sheep & Wool Festival.
Rodabaugh currently lives in the Hudson Valley of New York.
"Katrina provides the inspiration, the motivation, and the
techniques to put daydreams into practice, whether you want to DIY
it or ask a professional to do it for you, and the more you delve
into her universe, the more you are compelled to do as she does."
--from the Foreword by Orsola de Castro, co-founder and global
creative director, Fashion Revolution (3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM)
"Katrina's philosophy is masterfully distilled in Make Thrift
. She has a gift for making sustainable living into a
spiritual practice, while at the same time grounding it in
accessible practices. Treading lightly upon the earth does not
require a hefty paycheck; anyone can learn how to clothe themselves
in alignment with their values with the skills taught in these
--Meg McElwee, Sew Liberated (3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM)
"When Katrina Rodabaugh gave up 'convenience in fashion, ' she
began what she calls 'a relationship with commitment instead.'
Circularity, invention, the impulse to create, traditional craft,
and modern handwork fuel Katrina's inspiring new book, Make
--Natalie Chanin, The School of Making and Alabama Chanin (3/5/2021
Staff Pick: Powell's
"A slow fashion book for the thoughtful fashionista. Rodabaugh
states: 'Start where you are. Start by looking at the clothes you
already own before shopping for new. Can they be mended or
remodeled rather than replaced?' This isn't just another closet
advice book. Rodabaugh gives us inspiring ideas for rejuvenating
our old togs into treasures to be proud of. I was a fan of her
first book, Mending Matters
, and I'm just as excited about
Make Thrift Mend.
Recommended by Tracey T.
-- "Powells.com" (3/5/2021 12:00:00 AM)