Mending Project: Wide Legged Levi's & Kimono Scraps
Choosing the right jeans Most of the mending projects I share are pretty extreme examples of patching using sashiko inspired mending techniques combined with my own stitching style. The examples that I share are either my own jeans or those that I've found while shopping at thrift/secondhand shops and garage sales. Whe
Visible Mending and Creative Knitwear Repair Service — Collingwood-Norris
A bespoke visible mending service to bring your old jumpers back to life! This is a great way to reduce clothing waste going to landfill by having your old knitwear repaired in a creative and unique way and back in use.
How to Darn a Sweater: An Introduction to Darning Knitwear. — Collingwood-Norris
How to darn a sweater or jumper. This step by step guide will take you through darning a hole in a sweater or other piece of knitwear.
Modern Mending: How to Patch a Hole, Mend a Seam, and Fix a Hem
With entry-level sewing skills and a few basic tools, you can do much more than repair a prized shirt, sweater, or jeans. These creative techniques can breathe new life—and stitch one-of-a-kind style—into your timeworn favorites.
Easy Sashiko Japanese Visible Mending
Sashiko is the Japanese art of visible mending. This tutorial shows you the most basic, simple method of sashiko mending, using a simple running stitch. But just because the technique is incredibly easy doesn't mean you can't make beautiful things! You can play with textures and colors of fabric and threads to create art while mending a hole in your clothes.
How to have the perfect zero waste wardrobe — Less Waste World
It seems like most zero waste bloggers have great style or belong to some minimalist wardrobe club I’m not allowed to sign up for. Just like living a life with less waste, having a wardrobe with less waste looks different for everyone. On the bright side, almost everyone is already in a position to
Visible mending with Celia Pym and more stitching inspiration
Let’s talk about mending this week. We so often focus on the making of fabrics whether it’s knitting or crocheting but what do we do with all of the wonderful knitwear once it has been …