Mending clothes is not a new process, nor is the idea of stitching as a reparational experience for mind and body.
The very visible mends in this jumper highlight practiced wardrobe maintenance, visibly wrought through the colours and textures of the fixing yarn. The ‘slogan’ of repair embedded into the garment sites the jumper as activism.
commissioned for Textile Toolbox and Walford Mill Crafts
Video about it here: