Daily Color: “Anyone who can handle a needle convincingly can make us see a thread which is not there.” –E.H. Gombrich

When I was in high school and college, I had the most gloriously patched jeans you've ever seen.

My sophisticated fashion sense was evident even then... Looks like I'm replacing the entire seat of those jeans.

Those jeans are long gone, but I still mend things. And if you're going to mend, why not make it a pretty embellishment, not just a utilitarian fix? My current jeans:

I always love the back side of embroidered fabric