Mending is a philosophy. It is an art form. It is a reflection of values.
Our "stuff" is worth saving. If you have an item of clothing in your closet that isn't worth mending, then why do you have it?
Problem: Tear at left armrest
Solution: Reweave and darn over hole to reinforce the fabric around the tear
Problem: Large previously mended holes in heels and balls of feet
Solution: Damaged areas were reknit back together
Problem: Multiple worn holes in vintage stocking
Solution: Damaged areas were reknit back together using the swiss darning technique
Invisible Mending / Repair
Problem: A homemade latchhooked pillow with sentimental value needed a new backing.
Solution: Reinforce latchhook framework by quilting it down to a piece of muslin. A new velvet backing was created out of a hem length from a previous project.