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Of All the Easy Things

Project Complete

Sewing, for me, is in part about sustainability; about knowing where things come from, how they were made and that they will last.  Mending feels like a super power.  267 more words

TBT: My Mother's Darning Eggs

My mother is a retired seamstress (in that she no longer takes customers, but will still help me with projects) and was often offered sewing-related items by her customers. 479 more words

Knitting

Gargoyle Chip Report V

This week, I am happy to announce, I did make a little progress. Not much, but enough to knock a sneer off an uppity gargoyle’s face. 40 more words

Deborah Makarios

Pattern: Yarnivores

My little monsters have an official pattern…and a name!

These creatures have been living in my head for some time now. I had made one… 377 more words

Yarn

Cobbled Together

Cobbled together: transitive verb. 1 chiefly British : to mend or patch coarsely. 2 : repair, make cobble shoes. 3 : to make or put together roughly or hastily —often used with together or up : cobble together an agreement, cobble up a temporary solution. 702 more words

The Visible Mending Programme

Darn It

Does anyone do mending anymore?

http://www.bing.com

Someone wondered what one of the props was on an old TV show.  She thought it was a light bulb.  246 more words

Linking The Past To The Present

Responding to Repairs

A recent repair commission made me think about how a change in attitude can lead to a different response to repairs. It can be quite a challenge to be accepting of things not looking perfect and new, and I think that part of wanting to keep using things for longer, I had to accept that they will show signs of wear and tear. 757 more words

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