Repair Me

Another simple ideal. Some clothes simply require a transformation. Fabrics today do not seem to have the same wear time. They are not made to last specifically because of the ever changing demand on our fashion world and subsequent pressure to buy buy buy....

Even decent designers take lighter weight cotton or synthetics or blends to create a specific look, but that fabric may not be able to see al long enduring wear time. In order to extend wear time simple repairs were made at minimal cost in time or repair materials. This creates, a possibly, interesting design stretching beyond a noticeable seem. If you are not interested in repairing some of your favorite items inquire with your local cleaners, or contact us. We may be able to help.

Going beyond simple repairs creates another avenue for creative expression,potentially saves an item of clothing that has dear sentiment to you and enables one to enjoy it for a truly second clothing life cycle.

Shoe Slipping can be a a party shoe-stopper.

Tammy's birthday shoes had such a tumble, splitting down the toe. Criss-cross banding and a strip of black velvet plus a dab of heat gun glue secured all back into place.  Party shoes once again.

Re-Pair It

Luke's pants pocket were trimmed out in cashmere blend to cover that worn area. If we can't fix it - we chop it up and make come thing else. ((Approval Pending of course ))

RePair Me  was inspired by DESIGUAL the boutique which focuses on artisan craftsmanship where many pieces are appliquéd or silk screened by hand.  With inspiration from this boutique came a desire to salvage items that were tortured by by nemesis coffee and even more so by my more than occasional clumsiness. Ok the clumsiness can be more than occasional yet it is