Slow stitch & Mending
inspiration and ideas for handstitching & mending
Use the basics of weaving to create unique patches on your worn-through clothing! Visible mending is super trendy right now, and it's a great way to bust those pesky remnants (especially of handspun!) in your stash. Pro tip: use an embroidery hoop to stabilize your fabric! Get 6 more tips for visible mending on the blog.
It takes me a long time to find a pair of jeans I like. It takes years to wear them in. They get worn and stretched in all the right places like a comfortable pair of slippers. AND I LOVE THEM. Eventually, they become loved so much that they start to tear. Before you know it, the little holes become big holes and you have a problem on your hands. Don't throw your beloved jeans out just yet! I like to think of them as an ever-evolving work of art. Behold, Exhibit A: This pair of je...