The Art of Mending Clothes
If you spend any time on Pinterest or YouTube, you may have noticed the ample number of videos showing embroidery techniques for mending clothes. You may have also seen some patches on jeans as a “new” trend. From the waste reduction perspective, this trend can be seen a positive. Per the Saturday Evening Post, in 2018, each US citizen throws away about 81 pounds of clothing and other textiles annually. The U.S. EPA estimates that textile waste fills nearly 9% of space within each landfill.
Some tips to help combat this waste:
1/7/2020 07:25:57 pm
Hi Rebecca, another way you are a kindred spirit. I’m no seamstress, but close family and friends ask me to mend their tears and ripped seams. LOL I am happy to be known for my practical ways. Good to see you pop up on My Pinterest recommendations. Hope you enjoyed the holiday sand RJP vacation😆
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