More clothing repair while travelling

Travelling and clothing repair

If you are reading this, you may know that I have joined the transient tourist community recently. Whilst I am having a ball, the three changes of clothes (plus pyjamas) I brought along for the ride are not.


Things fall off them from time to time.

Being able to repair the items I use everyday when they break along the way has been crucial for mental wellness.


Most of the time, the repaired section is hardly noticeable. Is repairing things common for other people? I have always assumed it was somewhat of a universal skill, but I can’t be sure.


If not, it is something I highly recommend learning. There is a secret confidence gained from being able to take care of your possessions. Attaching things, restoring hems, halting frays…when these things need fixing, I don’t feel helpless. Annoyed perhaps, but not helpless.


And you can choose your own adventure! My onesie could be more roomy in the back. No worries! I’m lowering the velcro pieces, and adding a bit of crochet to give myself space.


In case you’re wondering why I would go to that much effort for a silly adult-sized onesie….


It’s a pretty great onesie.

About kellymarietheartist

Visual artist originally from Australia, travelling the world creating crocheted wearable art and functional textile pieces. Sustainable art and slow fashion made from recycled fabrics, wools and metal. Colourful. Psychedelic. Unique.
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4 Responses to More clothing repair while travelling

  1. vidinsinbrisbane says:

    That onesie totally puts your man miles ahead of the pack!

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