Make do and mend

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Handmade on Broadway: Make Do and Mend for free download Sewing Lessons, Sewing, Sewing Basics, Crafts, Ideas, Diy Clothing, Diy, Upcycle Clothes Diy, Upcycle Clothes

Make Do and Mend (1943) I heard of "Make do and mend" years ago - as a concept. More recently, I was exploring my mending resources and I realized I did not have a copy of any British pamphlets from the World War II era when "Make Do and Mend" was a thing. Obviously I googled away, but it was not available anywhere I could find. Then it dawned on me I could just buy it, because such pamphlets were widely distributed. Reproduction prints are available but it's not worth it, because the real…

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Bonnie Patterson
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How do you decide which darning/mending technique to use? Some questions to consider: -is the patch going to be visible or will it blend in? -what type of garment are you repairing? -how much time do you want to spend mending? When it comes to mending, there is never an exact yes or no answer. It is (almost) always th

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The environment and the impact that people have on it is one of the most important topics in today’s world. So it’s no surprise for a lot of people that the fashion industry is known as one of the most polluting industries. Having this in mind, a lot of brands, companies, and organizations have started initiatives and programs to make a positive change towards a better tomorrow.

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Michelle Urbano