Make do and Mend clothes repair kit


  • Make do and Mend clothes repair kit
  • Gift box set includes:
  • Link to step-by-step video instructions on how to darn and how to patch your clothes (Boro style patching)
  • Includes 50g fabric, mix of materials including jersey, cotton poplin, wool and denim. Each pack is different but all contain one piece of denim. Measure apx 15 x 15cm square
  • Includes 1 x wool yarn for darning (choose between navy or grey)
  • Includes 1 x 4-ply cotton thread for Boro stitching (patching) (choose between orange or purple)
  • Includes a small envelope of mixed buttons to use as spare buttons (or decoration)
  • All fabric, buttons and thread is from industrial textile waste
  • 1 x darning needle – new from John James needles
  • Each pack varies from the picture
  • Packaged in 100% recycled paper box
  • Please message me with your colour choices.

Instructions are created by Fast Fashion Therapy – a clothes mending workshop that I run with my friend Eleanor.


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Make do and Mend clothes repair kit for darning and patching with instructions

            • Payment & Shipping
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  • Taken securely via PayPal. No payment information is received or stored by Olive Road London Ltd.
  • Wrapped in tissue in using recycled and reused packaging, your parcel is posted  via 2nd class post within the UK. Upgrades to first class and special delivery options available, please get in touch.
  • Olive Road London is an independent online fabric shop specialising in vintage and pre-loved fabrics. Buying vintage is a fun way to recycle and prevents textiles adding to the landfill issue, helping you to create a sustainable product or outfit with a vintage style.

Returns, Terms & Conditions

If you change your mind about your Olive Road purchase or once you receive it, it isn’t what you expected, don’t worry, I accept returns and issue a refund with these conditions:

  • You have within 24 hours of ordering to change your mind and cancel your order before I dispatch it. I will issue a full refund as long as it is before the item has been dispatched.
  • Once the item has been dispatched, you have 7 days in which to contact me to let me know you no longer want the item or you have changed your mind.
  • You then have a further 7 days in which to send it back to me.
  • As soon as it is returned and I am happy with the condition I will issue a refund.
  • The customer pays for the return shipping (postage) costs.

Please find Olive Road London’s full terms and conditions here. Along with my privacy policy