Stitching spider webs into the fray

Posted: December 26, 2013 by Mo Crow in It's Crow Time, Lace
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OMC jacket-repair 1stitching spider webs into all the frayed bits on Old Man Crow’s 30 year old grey denim jacket
OMC-jacket-repair-2with a mixture of vintage linen, silk & cotton threads
OMC-jacket-repair-3detail of the back of the collar
OMC-jacket-repair-4a crow foot appeared
OMC-jacket-repair-5a bit of needle lace to even up the most worn edges
OMC-jacket-repair-6and the odd hole
OMC-jacket-repair-7the tiny vintage crochet hook helps pull the ends of the threads through
OMC-jacket-repair-8inside of collar
OMC-jacket-repair-9a before shot of the sleeve, should have this all finished by the New Year then I can get back to the Dark Moon Dilly Bag!

Comments
  1. dinahmow says:

    Looking good, Mo! I’ve done similar “repair” jobs.One time, a child splodged lurid blue ice block on my white skirt.Hours before I could get home to soak it…though it faded a little, that stuff was permanent!But I turned it into a hydrangea, chopped 6″ off the hem and wore it to tennis. 🙂

  2. What a loving gesture and unique! If you have fabric pens, you might touch up parts to help the definition if you like. I use fabric pens for this all the time.

  3. perlhuhn52 says:

    That looks great Mo! Perhaps I will use it when I´m mending my grandsons favorite jeans.
    Doris

  4. Bronwyn says:

    It’s looking great Mo!

  5. Carol says:

    A true labour of love, Mo, and such a good idea. Lucky Old Man Crow!

  6. Anita says:

    Oh, these are lovely!

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