Handmaker's Factory

Mend your Jeans!



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Holes in your jeans? Me too! Fear not, they can be mended and nobody will notice.

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Cut a piece of denim slightly larger than the hole. It doesn't matter about the colour because it will be inside and won't be seen.

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Pin the patch over the hole on the inside and chose a matching thread. I find a grey blue works best when the denim is well worn.

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Now take your jeans to your sewing machine. Using a straight stitch sew back and forth over the hole.

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You will be using your back stitch button to reverse your sewing over the hole. Sew over the hole until it is completely covered.

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Et Voilà! You can hardly tell there was a hole there at all!

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Trim the patch inside close to the stitching.


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Do you have a pile of clothes waiting to be mended?
Maybe you need to patch/darn holes, replace buttons, mend tears or fix a hem. Then come along to our mending workshop! 

In this workshop you will learn to give your clothes a new lease of life.

For more details and to book your spot head on over to our online shop.

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