Tag: mending

Dexter Cardigan Button Band

Slow Fashion October :: LONG-WORN ::

In the past I have not been very conscious about mending, changing or up cycling clothes. But this year I’ve been really making an effort. Back in February I have mended a hand-knit cardigan made from precious Wollmeise Lace yarn. Another sweater to repair. Neat and tidy with duplicate stitch. I'm getting the hang of Read More

The merit of keeping swatches

While washing some of my woolen garments for winter I was shocked to find my beloved Wollmeise cardigan with two holes and a thin spot on the collar. How can this be? I frantically searched my wardrobe for other signs of moth infestation but couldn’t find any. Which is good, of course. But what happened Read More

Holy Moly!

Letzte Woche musste ich mit Entsetzen feststellen, dass in meinem schönen Icarus-Shawl mehrere Löcher waren. Mein erster Gedanke war: MOTTEN!!!!! Aber eine genauere Untersuchung zeigte, dass der Shawl wohl einfach nur Opfer der zahlreichen Klettverschlüsse geworden war, die ich sowohl an meiner Allwetterjacke als auch an meinem Messengerbag habe. Diese waren wohl doch zuviel für Read More

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