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?

Mending

 
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Source: Craigslist

Problem: Tear at left armrest

Solution: Reweave and darn over hole to reinforce the fabric around the tear

Office Chair

 
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Knit Repair

Jacquie Socks

Problem: Large previously mended holes in heels and balls of feet

Solution: Damaged areas were reknit back together

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Karen Stocking

Problem: Multiple worn holes in vintage stocking

Solution: Damaged areas were reknit back together using the swiss darning technique 

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Invisible Mending / Repair

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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.

Gina Pillow

Mending, Repair, Sewing, Clothing Customization

663A Driggs Ave, Brooklyn NY 11211

 © 2018 by Ellie Lindholm

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