People have an influence on the environment that is a very important topic. The fashion industry is considered one of the most polluted industries. There is a lot of brands, companies and organizations that are starting initiatives to make positive change for the better tomorrow.
The idea is that changes start from a single try. People must think about how to reduce the amount of trash that enters landfills. Fix your clothes is one way to reduce waste. Users of the website share their experience in giving clothing a second chance, if you need some encouragement to try it.
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#1 I Don’t Know What I Am Doing At All But I Fixed My Sweater, Someone Be Proud Of Me
#2 My First Few Attempts At Semi-Invisible Swiss Darning!
#3 I Accidentally Got Bleach Stains On A Brand New Hoodie. This Is My First Time Attempting Embroidery, Too!
#4 Almost Exactly One Year Ago Today I Tried To Take My Own Life. The Emts Had To Cut Off My Pants But I Decided To Keep Them And Repaired Them With Bias Tape. I Call Them My Kintsugi Jeans
#5 My Child Requested “Flames In Space” For His Knee Mend..
#6 My Jeans Always Rip On The Left Knee. These Are My Favourite, So Thought They Deserved A Nice Mending
#7 Does This Count? Spilt Pink Nail Polish On My Yellow Jumper, So I Covered It Up With Embroidery
#8 Every Time This Dress Gets A Stain, I Fill It In With Fabric Markers
#9 I Patched A Sock Into A Rip! (Saw It On Here And Tried It For A Cousin’s Knee Patch)
#10 When Life Gives You A Hole On The Left Elbow, Make A
#11 First Time Mending, Hope It Holds Up!
#12 Stupid Things I Like To Sew On My BF’s Clothes When He Asks Me To Med Them
#13 Fixed My Husband’s Jacket. Used Colors Of The Kenyan Flag.
#14 A While Back I Covered Bitter Stains With Embroidered Bumble Bees. It Saved My Dress And Made Me Love It More
#15 A Little Before/After Of My First Time Using A Weaving Technique To Mend A Hole! I Need Practice But I Do Like The Way It Turned Out
#16 Busted My Zippers Out, Decided A Little Mending Was In Order!
#17 Upcycled Mended Patagonia Jacket! What Do You Think?
#18 Patched And Mended My 4 Year Olds Batman Sweatpants With A Night Sky With Bats
#19 When You Want To Try Darning But Don’t Have A Fancy Speedweve
#20 Visible Mending: Humor Edition
#21 Saved A Shirt That Had Gotten Bleach Stained. Added Bleach ‘Bubbles’ And A Tie Dye Ombre. I Love It
#22 My Sons Out In The Forest In Their Mended Clothes
#23 Finally Finished The Knees Of My Jeans Yesterday! I’m So Pleased With Them
#24 Covered A Pen Stain On Maternity Pants Gifted To Me By A Neighbor! First Time Visible Mending And I Think I’m Addicted
#25 Fixed The Fraying Cuffs Of My Very Worn Jacket
#26 Did You Know, That Y-/T-Oucan Fix Small Tears In Your Jeans?
#27 Getting The Hang Of Darning. Luckily My Work Pants Are Riddled With New Opportunities For Practice
#28 Really Pleased With How This Repair Turned Out! I Feel Like It Adds Some Character To A Plain T-Shirt
#29 Posted The Wip The Other Day. Here’s The Finished Thing!
#30 You Guys Inspired Me To Tackle This Stain!
#31 I Had Lots Of Old Jeans That Either Didn’t Fit Or Were Worn Out, So I Made Them Into A New Pair!
#32 Hello! It’s My Jacket That Had Big Black Stains On Left Elbow. I Didn’t Want To Throw It Away So I Embroidered Some Sunflowers
#33 Covered A Stain With Flowers
#34 My Favorite Jeans Were Wearing Thin In The Thighs So I Added A Denim Patch Inside And Used Sashiko To Make It Pretty
#35 My S/O Needed A Knee Hole Patched In Some Jeans So I Threw In A Cheeky Little Love Note As A Surprise — Thought You Guys Might Like The Idea
#36 Made My Own Patch For The Spot Where My Backpack Rubbed Through My Jacket
#37 An Incredibly Moth Eaten Jumper I Needle Felted The Face Of The Forest Spirit From Princess Mononoke Over. Also, If You Look Closely, You Can See I Did Lots Of Smaller, Less Ambitious Repairs Using Felt And Thread To The Rest
#38 My Bra Needed Some Mending!
#39 Finished Darning The Knee Of My Jeans. First Time Darning, So I’m Pretty Happy With It
#40 Used Some Vintage Fabric To Fix A Hole In My Jeans. I Couldn’t Stitch Over The Buddhas!
#41 My Pet Rat Chewed A Hole In My New Tank Top So I Got Creative To Try To Salvage It. First Attempt At Visible Mending
#42 First Visible Mending! Fixed My BF’s Hoodie
#43 Rescued Husband’s Sweater From A Hole By Embroidering A Leaf Of Lorien Over It
#44 My Best Attempt At Sashiko So Far
#45 Today’s Button Replacement Project: Produce!
#46 My Much Loved Pj’s Saved!! The Gayest In The Land!
#47 Rainbow Darning On Thrifted Jeans
#48 My First Try With Visible Mending! I Think It Turned Out Pretty Good
#49 Snagged My Scarf So I’m In The Process Of Fixing It With A Roe Deer. Scarf Was £2 (I Think) Second Hand And I’ve Already Spent A Few Hours On The Deer But Idc Cause I Love It Even More Now
#50 When You Don’t Know How To Sew, All Of Your Mends Are Visible 🙂