From apparel to art and the longest possible lifecycle in between. One of the easiest forms of extending the usability of garments is to repair damages. Using visible mending techniques relating to Japanese craftsmenship single garments are not only longer available for customers. They also develop their own unique character, which intensifies with time and only exists through wearing (down). This process of design through use is called "Craft of Use" (Kate Fletcher).
The more intense and the more diverse mending evolves, the more artificial garments become - a transformation into storytelling artwork.