Handy stitching - repair mend

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These basic stitches may come usefull when altering, repairing and mending clothes and home decor. Craft blog has had a Mending Month all March. Click here to visit the mending tips.

Darning with a straight stitch.

The blindstitch. For hemming.

Hand sewn blindstitch.

The baseball stitch. Nifty and pretty when repairing pillows, soft toys ect. Can also be used in repairing ripped leather bag seams or other ripped seams with very little allowance available.

If you master a handy stitch suitable for mending clothes and have made a tutorial on how to use it, send me the link! I´ll add it to this list.


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