I am seriously overawed by how creative some people are when it comes to fixing up their clothes. Why not make repairs into a design feature!
Pantsville Press shows us holes can be decorations!
Love this embroidered method of freshening up frayed edges.
Tweed inspired darn on merino wool sweater – brilliant.
And this visibly mended sweater looks ace.
So how are they doing this? Embroidery and darning! I suspect it’s something that can be quite addictive! If you’d like to know how to get started, check out these really useful links…
Snips Entwined – beautiful close up shots of stitches.
Zero Waste Home – easy demonstration of how to darn a sock
Needlework Tips & Techniques – a step by step pattern to get you started
How to darn a sweater – another one breaking it down for you
Hand embroidery on clothes – some great tips on how to get started