An Introduction to
We are so excited that you are interested in mending! Holey and stained clothes don’t have to be tossed! We can all do our part to reduce textile waste by having a mending practice, all while adding some cute details to our clothing.
We have created a series of instructional videos for embroidery basics, many of which can be used for mending. Check out our Wanna Know Series to learn more and spice up your mending practice!
Some Books and Authors We Love:
- Katrina Rodabaugh
- Arounna Khounnoraj
- The Far Woods - Mending Life
Snuggly Monkey for supplies and tools
Fairfield, CT residents can take advantage of these resources:
CreativeBug Mending and Sashiko Videos - Free access to CreativeBug provided by Fairfield Public Library
Not a Fairfield, CT resident? Your local library may have similar resources! Check them out!
Here are some of our favorite menders we follow on Instagram. You do not need an Instagram account to view these.
We hold a monthly, free Stitch & Chat for our newsletter subscribers. Bring your mending projects to our stitch sessions and we can share ideas and tips to get you going! Not a subscriber? Sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page!