This is a great question and one I get asked a lot.
Simply, Visible Mending is mending that is not trying to hide. It's proud!
Learning intricate Invisible Mending techniques can take a lot of time and skill and are less beginner friendly - that's why Visible Mending is a great place to start.
I made a video to explain what Visible Mending is and why it's a great technique for newbies!!