Halloween Costume Ideas.
Halloween the perfect excuse to wear something fun, eat candy, and spend time with friends. Unfortunately Halloween can also be scary…scary expensive. Costumes can be quite costly, and if you…
I was fixing the sleeves of an old jacket today, at least one sleeve, I kept the other one for tomorrow :) I had a look for the technique at my Thérèse de Dillmont book (my bible:) and they call it 'Swiss darning'; in the example above you can see how to fix a hole in a knitted cloth, which was fortunately not the case with me, I only had to reinforce the stitches. Tomorrow I will use more shades of brown to make the darning look a bit like a landscape. an awesome technique to repair socks…
Patch up your woollies! « GOODKNITS // a knitting & crochet blog
Goodknits tutorial: little wool heart patches. Patch over those moth holes in your favorite sweaters and hats.
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This garment belongs to Vibeke, a grey cardigan with a hole in the neck seam. I have used a mustard colour thread as I felt this stood out well in contrast to the grey but also worked well with the dark blue turquoise of the vintage Kimono lining fabric I used as the patch. I have used for the detail the linked seven treausres or Shippo tsunagi stitch drawing out a grid first along with a template. I have used a fabric pen that disappears when steam is applied, you can find them here.
Loved linen shirt with reverse-appliquéd patch under hole. Patch is pre-washed cotton lawn. Pre-washing of patch fabric is important (unless it's synthetic or you're repairing something that wont be washed) in order to avoid subsequent shrinkage of the new fabric in the repaired area, which will likely lead fairly quickly to the fix failing. Alternatively, pillage your patch fabrics from worn and washed articles.