How to Create a Mending Kit for Each Garment

For the ‘mending’ week for Mend It Month Revisited, I was going to do a tutorial on how to darn a hole or fix a broken zip or something – but then I decided that there were loads of great tutorials online, which I’ve encouraged all of the members of the Caring for Your Clothes Facebook group (feel free…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Look After Your Clothes

I’m probably already coming across as a preachy-sort of mum just by that title, but I figured I should really get to the point with it – looking after your clothes is something really important – especially when you make them yourself! Research has shown that over the years we’ve moved away from looking after…

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Sashiko Embroidery

Sashiko embroidery is something that I’m really interested in – so I thought I’d share the idea with you and maybe give you some inspiration for this week’s challenge for Mend It Month! (If you have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about, read the post linked there) Sashiko embroidery, also known as sashiko mending –…

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Which Clothes Hangers Should I Be Using?

This post is sort of following on from my last one: Which Clothes Should I Hang and Which Should Be Folded?, so if you’d like to read that first (or next – you might as well stay to the end if you’re already here) that’s linked up there. I’ll warn you now, this may not…

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Which Clothes Should I Hang and Which Should Be Folded?

As a maker of your own clothes, I’m sure you’re going to want them to last as long as possible – I know I certainly do! As our clothes spend the majority of their life in the wardrobe, storage plays a really big part in how long they last – hanging clothes that should be…

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