Intro to Visible Mending by Hand: Fix Your Jeans - Simply and Beautifully!

Nina and Sonya Montenegro, The Far Woods

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8 Lessons (22m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:01
    • 2. Materials

      1:51
    • 3. Cutting the Patch

      3:02
    • 4. Pinning

      2:30
    • 5. Threading the Needle

      0:43
    • 6. Whip Stitch

      4:40
    • 7. Running Stitch

      5:57
    • 8. Inspiration

      1:10
15 students are watching this class

Project Description

The project for this class is to fix the tattered knee of your jeans.  We will guide you through the simple steps of sewing on a patch that is sturdy and beautiful.  Follow along and share pictures of your project!

  • Share a photo of your busted jeans.  We're excited to see what you plan to mend.
  • Share a photo of your process.  Where did you get the fabric you are using?  What kind of thread did you choose?  Be sure to leave any questions you have during this stage in the Community section of the class.
  • Show off your mended jeans!  They are good as new (:  Even better, grab someone to take a photo of you wearing them!

If you have any questions on your mending journey, we are right here to help.

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