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How-To: Woven Circle Patches

How-To: Woven Circle Patches

I’m in love with these woven circle patches from Chile-based textile designer Karen Barbé. They’re so beautiful, you’ll actually look forward to mending your most well-loved and well-worn clothes! Ready to make your own? Head over to her blog to see the full tutorial. More: How-To: Monster Knee Patches @Craftzine.com blog Crochet Heart Elbow Patches […]

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How-To: Make a Tailor’s Ham, a Project Excerpt From Mend it Better by Kristin Roach

How-To: Make a Tailor’s Ham, a Project Excerpt From Mend it Better by Kristin Roach

Kristin Roach, founder and author of Craft Leftovers, has been a long-time contributor to CRAFT (both in print and online) so we are incredibly excited to be able to share a cool project from her new book, Mend It Better. As the title implies, Mend it Better is a book full of tips, history and […]

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How-To: Knee Sock Tights

It seems like kids tights are are always in need of replacement. Between runs, holes, and stains, they tend to make it through about one wear—two if you’re lucky—and then they’re so unsightly that they’re relegated to the bottom of the drawer. It seems like the knees, heals, and toes are always the first to […]

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Size Up a Too Small T-Shirt

Adding a panel of fabric to each side of a too-small t-shirt is a great way to give new life to a shirt that would otherwise be bound for the rag bin. Have unsightly pit stains? (Yeah, I said it.) The panel extends under the arm, so it’ll take care of those too! A big […]

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