Patch it up

We are huge fans of repairing and reusing our clothes. This is a little tutorial I (katie) did up as an easy way to prolong the life of your cardigan by adding some pretty elbow patches. Enjoy and comment with any questions.

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You will need:

Some pretty floral fabric

Some fusable interfacing (optional, use if your fabric needs to be stronger)

Cardigan

Scissors

Needle and thread in colour of your choice.

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Cut two oval patches to cover your elbowelbowtut3

Use your iron to fuse the interfacing to your patches

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Cut out each oval when interfacing is completely fused

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Using a heming stitch

Sew each patch to the elbows of your cardigan

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Then you’re finished. TA DA!

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handsome and pretty

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