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March 16, 2021 How to Mend Your Clothes

If you’re a Crossroads customer, you’re already taking part in sustainable fashion- good for you! In the last year or so, I’ve also started to include mending clothes into my sustainable practices. Not only does increasing the longevity of your clothes mean you’re keeping clothing out of landfill, but you’re also extending your time with the jeans or t-shirt that you absolutely love. And thanks to online tutorials, it’s so easy to learn how to mend your clothes. Below I’ve rounded up 3 that you’re most likely to search for.

How to Mend Jeans

Who hasn’t owned a favorite pair of jeans that you’re just not willing to part with, even as signs of wear become more evident. Not to worry: there’s a fix for that!

How to Fix Holes in Socks

Is it just me, or is there something very comforting about sitting down with a cup of tea to mend your socks? This is my most frequent clothing fix, as my favorite boots are very unforgiving to my socks. Once you’ve tried it, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is!

How to Repair a Hole in a T-Shirt

This is a must-watch for those who collect vintage t-shirts. Knowing that there’s an easy way to mend holes in knits means you won’t have to overlook the small damage on the next one that comes your way.

Well, that’s your starter kit for learning how to mend your clothes. Once you delve into these YouTube channels, I think you’ll find yourself wanting to fix all of your well-worn pieces. It’s like magic to us, so share your mending success with us by tagging @crossroadstrading on Instagram. We can’t wait to see it!


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