Mending+

Mending+ is an approach to mending clothing that embraces the act of mending, using it as an opportunity to embellish or even re-design the garment. One can have a minimalist approach to mending, selecting a high-contrast thread to make a small repair, or explore a more layered approach to the repair. Mending can be a [...]

DIY: Trashion Denim Wrist Cuff Bracelet

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… and enter to win it! If you are in the habit of repurposing old denim jeans into bags or other useful things, then you may have wondered what to do with the leftover bits of seams (seam-cuts) that you’ve cut from the pant-legs. Seam-cuts can be so distinctive and beautiful and I have a [...]

{Eco-Tutorial} The Itch-Free Shrunken Wooly Sweater Hat

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Have you ever mistakenly tossed a wool sweater in the wash and wept over its transformation into something that might fit a 6-year-old child? I have. More than once. I recently came across a great remedy for the shrunken sweater blues - a wonderfully informative crafting video by Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood of craftsanity.com.  Jennifer presents super-simple instructions for making [...]