Beginner | 1 hour 24 min
Taught by Cal Patch
There are nearly as many ways to darn as there are ways to get holes in clothes. In this class, expert sewist Cal Patch demonstrates her very favorite techniques for mending. She'll show you how to darn knits and woven fabrics using crochet on both flat and curved surfaces. You'll also learn an invisible method of traditional darning on a sweater, then with a contrasting yarn on some socks. Finally, Cal covers several methods of mending with patches. Who knew that mending could be so decorative?    
Learn how to:
  • Mend using crochet
  • Use a darning egg
  • Work visible mending
  • Invisibly darn a sweater
  • Sew a patch to woven fabric
  • Sew a knit patch on a t-shirt

What you'll get:
  • A 3-part series of easy-to-follow video lessons on various techniques for mending knits and woven fabrics
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions from artist and expert instructor Cal Patch
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

How to Mend Clothing
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Fine yarn and small crochet hook
  • Darning egg or Wiffle ball
  • Hand-sewing needles in various sizes
  • Matching emroidery thread
  • Contrasting embroidery thread
  • Scraps of woven and knit fabric
  • Pins
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