My vintage kaftan was fraying and in danger of shredding. I underpatched it with a scrap of 1950s Western print cotton, stitched over the horse's lines, left the fraying and outlined the rip in two rows of parallel stitches. "Vagical" said one friend on Instagram. Oops.
Three strand floss
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