Instead of posting links to Making Do Ideas on this blog now (I'll just post my own projects here though they are few and far between now), I'm now posting them on my Pinterest Board named Making Do Stuff.
You do not have to have a Pinterest account to see it.
Monday, January 26, 2009
Seriously, I have bought beautiful clothes at the thrift store which I am assuming was just given away because the hem fell out. Big rips of course may look awful mended, but the time and effort of mending an unseen tear, sewing up a split skirt split, sewing back on a button, stitching back up a fallen hem costs way less than replacing the item.
You don't need a sewing machine to do so, just a needle and thread.
If you want someone to show you how, you can watch these videos: