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January #mendingfriending Challenge

@mellysews and @onegirlcircus came up with this awesome idea for a January #mendingfriending challenge on instagram!

You can read about it here!

Now, if you are anything like me, when your husband comes home with his work clothes that need mending they get done ASAP ( 396 more words


Make do and mend

This evening, I have been sewing. As in repairing our clothes so that they are fit for purpose. I wouldn’t normally dream of doing something like this, but if I am going to change my habits, then I may aswell attack every area of my general wastefulness. 275 more words



My son-in-law caught his new duck-down filled jacket on a barbed wire fence and asked if I could mend it. An AWKWARD thing to mend. 183 more words

Photo Challenge

Kid Gloves

“Put on your kid gloves..”

Built in obsolescence. That’s what’s wrong with things nowadays!

Even my trusty Beagle is falling apart. So rather than cost the NHS another zillion pounds in getting a replacement, (£14 for the brace, plus all the time involved in ordering, taking delivery, sorting, contacting me to say it has arrived etc) I reckoned it would be another quickie for me to carry out and pop on T’blog.

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Candle in the Wind

“Good Bye Norma[l] Jean…”

Today was the day of the Jean. Or should I say Jeans. Aaaaand also not the day of the Shirt.

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Hand In My Pocket

‘Cause I’ve got one hand in my pocket…

Today’s Mend and Make Do is brought to you fuelled by sherry, copious food, and red wine. 303 more words