THIS WORK INVESTIGATES THE POTENTIAL OF USING RE­PAIRING TECHNIQUES AS A METHOD FOR RECREATING DIS­CARDED GARMENTS. IN MORE PRECISE THE WORK EX­PLORES HOW REPAIR CAN BE A TOOL FOR FINDING NEW USE OF RECYCLED MATERIALS. IT IS A SEARCH FOR BOTH NEW APPROACHES TO COMPOSITION AND RECONSTRUCTION OF GARMENTS AND AIMS NOT TO RESTORE, BUT TO RECREATE VALUE TO UNVALUED ITEMS.

THE WORK DERIVES FROM THE IDEA OF DESIGNING GARMENTS THAT IS NOT FINISHED – MATERIALS THAT CAN KEEP ON KEEPING ON BY BEING REPAIRED AND ALTERED THROUGH TIME. THIS WAY OF CREATING CAN MAKE A GARMENT LAST LONGER BY BEING ABLE TO CHANGE OVER TIME. BY MIXING TRADITIONAL HANDICRAFT TECHNIQUES AND EVERYDAY QUICK FIXES FOR REPAIRING A NEW EXPRESSIONS IN MENDING HAS BEEN EXPLORED.