Don’t toss that sock with a hole, or shirt with a missing button. Do as your grandparents did: mend it!
Learn to make these small repairs, and you’ll save a ton of money—by extending the life of your clothes, and reducing the need to replace them.
No sewing machine? No problem. In most cases, a simple needle and thread will do.
Borrow a basic sewing book from the library, or search the internet for instruction. You’ll find online tutorials for a plethora of mending tasks—following are some examples:
How to Replace a Missing Button – eHow.com