crochet · Sewing

Mending Madness

The cloth laundry bag folds over the edge of the metal basket. DW expressed his displeasure with how it didn't stay where it was supposed to, and that it kept falling into the basket. Being that I had a bunch of left over elastic from mending the fitted sheet, I decided to fix this too.… Continue reading Mending Madness

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Mending Monday ~ Gloves & Grocery Bag

We have been running A LOT this month because of the Taji 100 challenge. On one of our runs, DW noticed that there was a hole in a finger seam. All better now. 😀 Not an exciting fix, but it is done and one less thing in the local landfill. The seam was closed with… Continue reading Mending Monday ~ Gloves & Grocery Bag

Sewing

Mending Monday

While folding laundry I noticed that the finished edge of a sleeve was coming undone (if there isn't actually a cuff, is it still called a cuff? Or is it a sleeve hem?). Not having a machine that sews a "stretchy stitch", I carefully sewed the hemmed cuff edge while slightly stretching the fabric. The… Continue reading Mending Monday

Sewing · Workbasket

Mending Monday

A torn pocket and popped underarm seam in a co-worker's coat repaired. Remember the fix of the sewing machine drawers? It has been on going. Glue, clamp, glue something else, clamp, glue something else, clamp. Not a difficult fix, but takes a little more time. The glue needs dry time and with the Christmas crafting… Continue reading Mending Monday