Visible Mending Embroidery Project

This quick little visible mending embroidery project solved a problem for me, and hopefully it will also inspire you to fix a little something that’s been bugging you. I have a bunch of old tank tops that I wear basically as undershirts/workout shirts/in place of bras. I love them. They’re comfy, they fit well, they […]

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Mend a Fresh Hole in Jeans with Weaving

How to mend a fresh hole in jeans with weaving.

Learn how to mend a fresh hole in jeans while the threads are still there to weave with. Easier than patching later! I have this pair of jeans I love. They were the first real (as in, not from Target) jeans I bought after my daughter was born, which means they are probably seven years […]

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How to Sew a Button on a Coat and Make it Last

How to sew a button on a coat so it will stay on.

Here’s an easy way to sew a button on a coat so it will stay on no matter how much you bundle up underneath. Affiliate links provided for your convenience. It’s a good thing I’m a knitter, because there’s nothing I like more than a big, bulky sweater, indoors or out, for much more of […]

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How to Mend a Torn Seam by Hand or Machine

An easy mending fix: how to mend torn seams by hand or by machine.

I’ve been on a bit of a mending tear (ha!) recently. I had this huge stack of things that needed to be fixed, and I have other things on my list, but I’m plugging away and thought I would share some basic mending methods with you. Probably the most common problem that requires mending — […]

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