Sunday, August 13, 2017

Last Minute Pocket Mending

I'm taking a break from weeping over my son returning to college by posting this. It was a mend that should have been done when he came home at the beginning of the summer, but it took five minutes altogether anyway.

There's a hole at the bottom of the pocket in the lined jacket.

Open up the lining enough to reach in

Pull it out through the hole

Stitch it up with pink thread because no one will see it

Reinforce the pocket on the other side while you have the patient open
Action shot!

Grab threaded needle from collection of pre-threaded needles you've stored (from the lengths of thread removed from the sewing machine while changing colors - do a little righteous dance here). Did I mention that's an emery strawberry, so they are sharpened too?
(oh, am I full of myself here? Sigh. Yes.)

Stitched up. 

You're welcome.


  1. You are justifiably righteous!

  2. Another Elle agrees! I love the pre-threaded needles, I think I will start doing that. Brilliant.


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