A while back I posted about Lilo, the Incredible Fabric-Eating Cat, and how she scarfed down the corner of a throw pillow my mom made for me a a few Christmases ago. After she made it her prey, it looked like this:
I let it sit in the mending pile for many months, because I wasn’t sure how to fix it. With other pillowcases that Lilo has chewed on, I’ve just turned them inside out and sewn the hole shut. When turned right-side out again, the mending becomes invisible.
But the piping made that simple fix impossible.
And then I came up with a solution. It went like this: