You may have all you need on hand to make up a handy kit for small repairs. Just gather up the following and check the dollar store first if you need supplies as they have a good selection. Keep in a small cosmetic purse and add to it as you need to.
  1. Needles in various sizes
  2. All purpose threads in assorted colours and for fine sewing a thinner thread, a stonger thread for sewing on buttons
  3. Seam ripper for ripper open seams easily
  4. Tape measure
  5. Small scissors
  6. Buttons
  7. Safety Pins
  8. Thimble