Decorative mending 3

I really like ‘saving’ clothes. By that I mean mending, up-dating, enhancing or rescuing garments. I’ve told you about projects like this before. Decorative mending 1 is here. Decorative mending 2 is here. This is a story of bleach splashed on comfortable, well-fitting BLACK trousers. As you might expect, the splashes of bleach left longContinue reading “Decorative mending 3”

Decorative mending 1

Photos of ‘boro’ the Japanese art of decorative mending are so engaging. The idea of patching an old garment with additional pieces of cloth – using stitches that are meant to be seen – are bound to appeal to a patchworker like myself (who also likes embroidery).  Just look at these, which come from anContinue reading “Decorative mending 1”

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