On the Mend: 4 Stitches to Repair Damaged Clothing

December 15, 2011 in Fiber Crafts, Tutorials

originally posted at Crafting a Green World

Needle and thread for mending

One of the greenest things that you can do as a crafter is mend your things rather than replacing them, and clothing is no exception. Any time you buy something new, you’re contributing to all of the waste associated with that product’s supply chain. You might think that you have to be an expert seamstress to mend damaged clothes, but that’s not true at all! You don’t even need a sewing machine – just a needle, thread, and a bit of patience are all it takes to repair damaged clothing.

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