Shonky stitching style

Who repaired it?

I did

How long did the repair take?

30 min

How much did it cost?


How was the object repaired?

I’d pretty much torn my jeans about 2 weeks after buying them so I got out the old needle and thread from the useful junk drawer and got to work. It didn’t take too long.

Why did you repair the object?

If I hadn’t sewn up that small hole it would have ended up ripping more and until the jeans were ruined.

Why do you think it is important to repair things?

It’s good to keep things in use for as long as possible. It’s better for the environment.

What would be important to you to be included in a Repair Declaration for Ireland?

A promise to cut our waste down to a minimum.

What actions do you think could help Westmeath achieve a vibrant repair culture?

Education in the schools. Get them interested when they’re young