Active Archives offers a personal interpretation of mending/healing through traditional darning techniques. Working with items that often come with strong sentiment attached to them alongside signs of wear and tear, the process becomes similar to entering into a physical conversation with the garment and subsequently the wearer(s) that relies on a tangible sense of care. The visibility and corporality of the darning is paramount, as it draws focus to the inhabitants of the wearer(s) body and the sections of material that act as markers along the timeline of the garments life.