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visible mending

I’ve never darned anything in my life but when a hole appeared in my little grey cardigan I remembered some beautiful photos I’d seen of patches and mended clothes. 162 more words


sweat the small stuff

I hate spending money. I hate having bills. I prefer to spend my money paying the money I owe than buying new things I really don’t need. 212 more words

Saving Money

The School of Gentle Protest - Inner Activism

Since I started my Visible Mending Programme, I have met many inspirational people, people who make me think about what I stand for, who ask me questions about my motivations and my beliefs. 504 more words

The Visible Mending Programme

Holey Socks

One of my resolutions for 2017 is to complete the many unfinished projects in my sewing room.

For some time whenever I came across a sock with a hole in it I tossed in in a to-be-mended box. 214 more words



I had a dilemma this week – my crochet slippers developed some holes and I had the choice of finally giving up on them or mending them. 303 more words

Reducing Consumption

Darning - My Version

I have been unwell for a few days so blogging has not been high on the agenda but I am back now.

Tonight I have a quick post to show you how I mended a small hole in the sleeve on my woollen cardigan. 147 more words


Getting on with it 

Now I’m on the other side of the blanket, while listening to songs on shuffle. I love the mix some days, other times I’m skipping to the next choice on every other track. 40 more words