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Darning, Mending & Patching The gentle art of repairing using many forms of mending and darning stitches or patching, to give a second life to textiles.

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just Sweet and Simple: How to Patch Jeans .... NONE of my six year olds jeans have made it through the first semester of kindergarten!

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Patching Jeans with Lace - quick and easy way to dress up your jeans and keep them from tearing more - Tonya Staab

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DIY Customised Denim

reverse applique denim. Might need to do this for some of the boys' pants. Silhouette

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I patched my favorite old jeans with a little embroidery. :) ♡ Teresa Restegui http://www.pinterest.com/teretegui/ ♡

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my favorite way to fix holes in pants. I like the way it looks much better than a big patch on the outside. Plus on little kid pants it is cute to use colored thread. Looks intentionally edgy

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The art of Sashiko

Sashiko is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching (or functional embroidery) from Japan. Traditionally used to reinforce points of wear, or to repair worn places or tears with patches. This j...

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