Don’t toss out those ripped jeans, mend them! They may not look pretty but they will last for a good long time after you’ve done this functional patching job!
Mending and repairing clothing is a lost art–to find good directions you have to go back a bit to when it was a more common everyday skill. That’s why these printable versions of two vintage US Department of Agriculture bulletins on clothing repairs and mending suits are such a great resource!
Keep your clothing functional longer by learning how to mend what you have! This tutorial shows you how easy it is to make this simple repair.
“Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without!” Sewing is a great homesteading skill. If you know how to do a few simple things like patching a hole or taking up a hem you can keep clothes serviceable for a long time! But if you are just getting started sewing, you […]