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The long lost art of mending and alteration

BELFAST—The retro hobbies of knitting and sewing came roaring back during the pandemic for many people new to the craft, but Julz Larrabee, a sewist in Stockton Springs, has steadily stitching along all of the years, regardless of what’s going on outside her doors.

Her small shop, Julz Makes LLC, recently moved into the former “Maker’s Space” of Belfast Fiber Arts’s expanded retail showroom. Her shop is fittingly the previous site of where the Belfast Repair Café was held, which offers periodic free mending of fabric items, along with electrical and other small repairs. Now it is her studio, where

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