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Is visible mending only for the rich?

By Alex / November 18, 2020

I have mixed feelings about visible mending. For the longest time, visibly mended clothes indicated you were poor. Think of all those pictures of paupers and hobos and ragamuffins with crudely patched trousers and bare feet. A lot of the sewing books I grew up on, often from my mum’s or my nanna’s generations, talked…

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