30 Old-School Life Skills That Should Still Be Common Knowledge

Mending Clothing

Close up photo of a person wearing a thimble hand mending a checked shirt with needle and thread.

Regardless of the convenience, the advent of fast fashion hasn’t done much to make us take care of our clothing. We treat the things we wear as nearly disposable, when in the long run it’s not difficult to remedy the little flaws that make us want to chuck them out. Things like sewing buttons, mending holes, and reinforcing ripped seams are quite easy, and will save you money in the end.