This stripey cotton legging is not the only pant onto which I have inflicted awkwardly crotch-adjacent damage. But given their graphic pattern and close fitting nature, I thought these should get a treatment suggesting things that happen in the gusset area. The mend is simple: drop-shaped patches cut from old red t-shirt appliquéd over the holes with blanket stitch. And thus is another mending pun born.
I wore this marled V-neck to death in the early-1990s, having scored it in the Dolce & Gabbana sample sale, then lost it for 20 years,... View full details
They are made of that expensive slippery Missoni rayon jersey and I don't know how, but it laddered like a pair of nylons. A great candidate... View full details
One of my oldest tees (a Loomstate organic cotton twisted seam number) had gone holey above the hem. So I backed the area with offcuts from... View full details