News — Mending
My 2022 Zero waste/plastic free blog dives a bit deeper into three areas, closet, kitchen and bathroom.
Sweater Mends: Learn the Buttonhole Stitch
We all have sweaters with holes in them. Instead of throwing them up turn them into wearable art using the simple buttonhole stitch to mend and strengthen any holes or tears. We take you step by step through the buttonhole stitch as well as how to use it for mending. Happy mending!!!!
Let's Get Mending: Running Stitch Basics
Welcome to mending. This week we are looking at the basics and starting your very first mend. Learn how to choose a spot to mend, cutting a patch, as well as the simple but definitely not basic running stitch. Have fun and happy stitching!!!!
Mend Along- Let's Mend the World Not Trash It
There are so many reasons to mend and we hope you'll join us in Feb to be inspired and connected with fellow menders. We'll be posting on social media tips and tools as well as putting together videos with techniques and DIY.
Here's the schedule for the month-
Patches- we'll explore fixing knees and elbows, crotches and reclaiming ugly jeans
Sweater Mends- dealing with moth holes, rips and tears and fuzz balls
Stains- decorative patches, embellishment and dying to add new life to worn clothes
Socks, Gloves and Mittens- toe and heel holes and repurposing items that are too far gone
We hope you'll join us. "Clothes worth wearing are worth repairing."