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Darning stitch sampler.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1981 (v.59#2) pg. 102, 148

Patching clothes. The basics on three kinds of patches: underneath, applied and insert.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1989 (v.73#4) pg. 40

How to darn, by hand and with a sewing machine.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1991 (v.75#2) pg. 54

Tip on using a fabric glue to "sew" reinforcing patches on the knees of workpants.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #51 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 28

Revitalize your favorite garments with needle, thread and colorful fabric scraps. How to patch clothing.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #81 May-Jun 1983 pg. 92

How to patch jeans like a pro. Covers parching holes, hemming, replacing broken zippers, crotch repair and pocket repair.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1981 (v.1#2) pg. 6

Old fashioned egg-shaped sock darner is turned from wood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #58 Jan 1991 (v.10#4) pg. 25

Learning to darn. Diagrams show how to reinforce a thin knitted mesh, darn a hole in a sock and darn-in a patch. This is an insert accompanying an article on the history of darning.
THREADS #5 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 38
Added Info THREADS #7 Oct-Nov 1986 pg. 4

How to patch the leg of jeans without having to feed the entire pant leg under the presser foot.
THREADS #15 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 12

Tip on machine-darning denim so the darn is nearly invisible.
THREADS #21 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 10

Tip recommends saving a large scrap of leftover wool fabric in a moth-proof container for later use in damage repair.
THREADS #73 Oct-Nov 1997 pg. 14