For our first post I’ve decided to go back to the start. I’ve been sewing since I was nine years old; mending came naturally to me because it was simply a way to reconstruct clothing that had fallen apart. 128 more words
This post from 1 Million Women popped up in my feed the other day, and it’s a great little round up of not only some basic ‘how-to’s’ for clothes mending, but it also acts as a ‘why-to’ with an intro the extols the virtues of mending – hurray!
At what point do you give up on darning socks? I like to darn. I’ve admitted it here before. I’ve also given up on a few pairs that had been darned multiple times or that the socks had other problems that didn’t lend themselves to being salvaged. 112 more words