Well-Mended Wardrobe - great tips on mending clothes in cute ways. Love this jeans patch idea . it'll save those expensive ripped jeans my girls wear that end up with holes that are too big or too inappropriately placed to wear to school anymore ;
visible mending, great for jeans - Sashiko is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching (or functional embroidery) from Japan. Traditionally used to reinforce points of wear, or to repair worn places or tears with patches.
The DIY Tailor: An Easy Way to Fix Holes in Your Jeans and Other Garments