FREE SHIPPING for US orders over $10 (Canada $100+ / International$200+)
FREE SHIPPING for US orders over $10 (Canada $100+ / International$200+)
Cart 0

Erin Eggenburg's Mending Blog

Mending in Modern Times

clothing repair mending sashiko visible mending

Mending in Modern Times

Finding creative ways to mend and extend the life of loved clothing.

Read more →


Visible Mending as Wearable Art

diy how to mending sashiko tutorial upcycle

Visible Mending as Wearable Art

I've been working on a handful of sashiko projects, and was feeling comfortable enough in my skill to branch out into a variation that has my contemporary style combined with more traditional sashiko style mending.

Read more →


DIY Project: Salvaging Ravaged Clothing with Visible Stitching

how to mending sashiko upcycle

DIY Project: Salvaging Ravaged Clothing with Visible Stitching

Using a sashiko style visible mending and some simple scraps of fabric, I added new life to this previously determined disaster of a jean jacket headed for the landfill.

Read more →


How to Upcycle a Thrifted Shirt with Embroidery

how to upcycle

How to Upcycle a Thrifted Shirt with Embroidery

Upcycle a thrift shop find for under $10 Have you noticed embroidery is having a moment? And are you dying over all of the gorgeous embroidery clothing that costs a fortune?  I hate spending gobs of cash on clothes, but I also hate spending time cruising online sales for clothes that don't fit half of the time. What's a girl to do?  This brings me to today's post. I found this green shirt at a local thrift shop for $2, and decided to add a flower to each sleeve. Kind of a boho meets military style.  To stabilize or not...

Read more →