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Mending Moth holes

Now that the weather is cooling down, I’m taking my sweaters out of storage and have found that moths have been nibbling on some of favorites.   158 more words

Knitting

Japanese Boro Stitching

I’m a big fan of ‘boro’, which is an ancient Japanese technique, used by peasants to enable them to use up every last scrap of precious fabric. 88 more words

Inspiration

Mending, thou shalt not be boring!

I picked up a pair of jeans recently.  They were new jeans with fake ageing.  I have to say I am generally not a fan of such techniques, but they fit really well and I was in need of a quick fix.   365 more words

My Clothes

Visible mending: tea towels

Whenever I mention my penchant for mending tea towels, I get a lot of comments. Many people are inspired but others ask: “Why bother?”

Well, you could say that. 292 more words

Inspiration

I See

Boy#4: “Mama, how come we can’t see God”

Mama: “Oh but we can, I can, do you want to?”

Boy#4: “yes”

Mama: “God is everywhere,  He can be seen in people that carry him, wherever there is love, that is God, every good thing reveals Him.” 427 more words

Mending

Work it!

I say I don’t really care about clothes, yet so much of my fiber time is spent on things to go on my body, and I poke around ravelry and blogs from people making nothing but clothing, so perhaps it is more that I don’t give a damn about… 812 more words

Recycling

New Cloth on an Old Garment

“No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto an old garment, for that which is put in to fill it up taketh from the garment, and the rent is made worse.” Matthew 9:16. 19 more words

Woodcraft, Survival, And General Philosophy