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Adorable Mushroom Darning Kit Vol.1

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Adorable Mushroom Darning Kit Vol.1

Regular price $64.00
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Use colorful threads to darn your clothes to create lovely, one-of-a-kind mends!

Darning is a traditional European technique for mending clothes, a technique for repairing insect holes and loose ends in clothing. For generations, mending has been done with plain thread and unobtrusive sewing. But darning guru Hikaru Noguchi has innovated the method and the tools to give you loads of inspo to create your own look.

And a pro tip -- for many mends, it's much easier to darn visibly rather than trying to conceal the mend. Matching thread color and weight, and reweaving threads requires a lot more skill.

This gorgeous set includes:

  • Colorful instruction book with dozens of photos. Written in Japanese, but the numerous photos show clear steps to follow.  The book explains in detail how to darn -- from basic darning to heart-shaped stitching to reinforcing the fabric. A small hole can be completed in about 30 minutes, even for a beginner.
  • Needle threader
  • 10 different types of acrylic yarn for darning
  • Darning mushroom -- created especially for this set, this beechwood darning mushroom is not sold separately. It is the first hand-sized darning mushroom, innovated by darning leader Hikaru Noguchi. The darning mushroom can be used by holding it in your lap or setting it on a table.

Dimensions: 63mm diameter
Kit is designed in Japan and made in China

NOTE: The instruction booklet is bound discreetly in the outmost cover sheet so if you work it out carefully, you will be able to pull out the book from the box cover. The instructions are only in Japanese, but the numerous diagrams and photos will guide an adventurous beginner. If you prefer your instructions written in English instead, we suggest the book, Darning: Make Mend Repair written by the same author. It has even more content than the booklet with this kit.

MSRP: $64