We're continuing are discussion on the theme of mending by asking some of our Selvedge writers and contributors to tell us why they mend, and what repairing textiles and fabrics means to them. Explore more in our latest issue, Issue 102 Mend. Katarina Brieditis and Katarina Evans of Studio Brieditis & Evans Why do
Choosing the right jeans Most of the mending projects I share are pretty extreme examples of patching using sashiko inspired mending techniques combined with my own stitching style. The examples that I share are either my own jeans or those that I've found while shopping at thrift/secondhand shops and garage sales. Whe
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Visible mending is the process of repairing a garment tear, worn area or rip on the exterior of the item through stitchery. This utilitarian stitching technique can be used as an artful embellishment as well. In this class, you’ll learn how to mend your own clothing so you can keep wearing it over a