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Visible mending

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Visible Mending: 7 Tricks to Know Before You Sew

Patch it, mend it, or darn it—visible mending is hot! Transforming a worn piece of clothing with vibrant stitchwork offers a great way to show off your handspun yarn.

Monday Morning Inspiration/Visible Mending

When I was in St. Louis a few weeks back, my husband and I had brunch with a friend at the most delightful restaurant called Tree House. It's a vegetarian restaurant and the food is amazing. If you are ever in St. Louis, by all means, make your way over for a meal. You won't be disappointed. Our waitress that morning was so delightful, and as it turns out, quite creative. She loves taking old pieces and giving them new life. She was wearing a vintage silk top that had a hole in it when she…

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

Beginning Mending: A Guide to the Tools You Need & How to Use Them

Have you been looking at images of clothing mended so beautifully, you almost hope to rip a hole in your jeans? But what are the materials you actually need to get started? You are in the right place! I pulled together a collection of materials that I think are a must to get started with visible mending, and how and

Artful Visible Mending - ONLINE CLASS — The Chattery

Visible mending is the process of repairing a garment tear, worn area or rip on the exterior of the item through stitchery. This utilitarian stitching technique can be used as an artful embellishment as well. In this class, you’ll learn how to mend your own clothing so you can keep wearing it over a

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when all you really need is a needle and thread :)
My new website is now live! With a range of visible mending kits for darning and sashiko and tools and guides to help you get started in repairing the clothes you love, one slow stitch at a time.
Patching a hole with fabric and a stitched design on denim Do your jeans have a hole in the knee? Or maybe the thighs have given way? (Been there x2!) Learn how to patch your denim with fabric and a stitched design. Great for adding embellishments to your denim, Melissa of MCreativeJ will share how to create this visible mending technique so you can repair and add flair to your denim. Supplies: Darning needle, long pins, fabric (for patch), marking tool, sashiko/pearl cotton thread, and ruler
Mending clothes is a valuable life skill. It renews worn clothes and adds new life to old or outgrown items. Based on the Japanese art of Sashiko, Visible mending is a grass-roots movement that patches and embroiders clothes, in a sustainable, ethical and creative way.

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