NeedlecraftThe Art of Darning A Hole In Clothing

The Art of Darning A Hole In Clothing

Many homesteaders are bringing back the old fashioned art of darning A hole in clothing because in today’s economy the saying “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without” is becoming a way of life.


Darning is a sewing technique for repairing and mending holes or worn areas in fabric or knitting using needle and thread alone. Begin a good distance away from the hole in order to reinforce the thin parts round the hole and follow the instructions below.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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