The Visible Mending Programme #11 – THAT Green Cardigan

Item #11 in The Visible Mending Programme mixes new mending techniques with a familiar story. Zoë had heard of my Visible Mending Programme through word of mouth. She had a gorgeous green cardigan with some fraying cuffs, welts and pockets that urgently required my attention. Oh, and one horrifying hole: Zoë’s cardigan story will be …

The Visible Mending Programme. Or, how to hide those pesky moth holes

A couple of weeks ago a friend gave me her favourite red cashmere jumper. Moths had a feast and they left holes all over the place. Otherwise it was still a lovely jumper, so it was the perfect candidate to enter The Visible Mending Programme. So this is what I came up with: After going …

Mending Books

This is not a blog post about mending books, but a post about some of my favourite books about mending. A small selection of my mending library I frequently get questions about where I’ve learnt my mending skills, and what books I would recommend. Most of my skills come from old books, combined with a lot …