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Fleecewife

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Visible mending - show you're up-cycling
« on: October 27, 2021, 12:01:34 pm »


Has anyone tried this?  https://egausa.org/visible-mending-introduction


The latest thing for saving the planet is to make your clothes last instead of buying new ones when a button falls off or a hole appears.  With visible mending you can show off that the patch is meant to be there and you're proud of it.
I have my favourite handspun, hand dyed, knitted baggy jumper which I really don't want to have to chuck out.  I've already knitted invisible patches on both elbows, then re-knitted them on top (they're not exactly invisible though) so this time I thought I would go with some lovely woolly flower patching instead
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Mending knitting

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