For background details see Current Work - Mending
An A3 portrait orientation challenge in response to a novel titled "The Heavenly Trousers" and a particular exert in which the author discusses mending.
I have been experimenting with different mending skills and looking to make them explicit rather than invisible!
Working on old French rustic linen with a lovely slubbed rough texture. The following images show some of the ideas I have had so far.
Machine darning Insert in seam
Coloured machine darning & insert Sides to middle,by hand self colour machine darning