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Darn it!

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


Harry Potter-Inspired Knitted Quilt

Here’s another Harry Potter-themed project!

Back in the summer of 2012, the family took a trip to Singapore where the Singapore ArtScience Museum was featuring a Harry Potter exhibit full of props from the movies. 524 more words


T-shirt holes --> ladybugs

Got tiny holes in your old t-shirt? Julieann Machin just turned hers into ladybugs and shared it with us on the The Daily Fix Facebook page… 179 more words


I Made a Friend

Meet Zoh. She’s a little monster bunny friend I made (pun intended). I was seeing a lot of cute toys and pillows online that I really wanted to buy, yet couldn’t justify the expense. 541 more words


Harry Potter Sweaters

Harry Potter was one of the franchises I grew up with. Although I was never a huge fan of reading, I thoroughly enjoyed the films (probably because I was never spoiled by the books). 499 more words


Don't throw away your clothes

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!



When do you give it up?

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