Salvage garments with “mend writing”

Catherine McEver of Stuff You Can’t Have has a brilliant idea for converting worn or stained clothing into funkwear: embroider it with mend writing. She says,

This embroidery strategy lets you get a word in edgewise by using the English alphabet but arranging it so that it looks vaguely like some kind of Asian writing…Because almost no one else can read mend writing, you can be very sarcastic and/or blunt in your communication.

See more on her blog post.

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