Category Archives: Mending

First Finishes 2020

It is a strong year so far for crafting. With my foot heeling up well enough for at least some wheel spinning allowing me to ply two previously spun fibers. These are now waiting for their baths. They pile of … Continue reading

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Breaking the Rules

I’ve no idea how old these socks are, but they’ve finally developed almost worn through spots. They are made of…probably something synthetic…, but they are warm so maybe a mix of synthetic and wool? I couldn’t figure out a good … Continue reading

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Venomous Johnny-come-lately

After all of O’s newly mended pants had been neatly tucked into his drawer, miraculously a small pair of hole-kneed jeans appeared on the cutting table in my sewing room. Later O checked to make sure I had found them. … Continue reading

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Leftover Threads

Have you ever worked a kit, then wondered what to do with those leftover unknown threads? Sometimes it’s worth keeping them with the pattern in case you stitch it again. Sometimes there seem to be too many to throw out, … Continue reading

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Of All the Easy Things

Project Complete Sewing, for me, is in part about sustainability; about knowing where things come from, how they were made and that they will last.  Mending feels like a super power.  Darning might be even better than mending as few … Continue reading

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