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Monday, January 26, 2009

Mend Clothes

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:

How to sew a button

How to sew a tear

How to sew a hem without a machine

1 comment:

Bloggers said...

Great tips!! This is such a needed thing in this economy! Mend your clothing instead of buying new.