How Do You Repair A Rip Or Small Hole In A Canvas Cover?
This is an article to teach you the way I finally mastered in fixing a tear in my expensive boat canvas. I tried everything for years and finally came up with my own technique that worked great and still holds years later. It saved me a lot of money. The first step in fixing your canvas is to take out a ruler and measure how big your rip, tear or hole in the canvas is. Once we have the measurement then we need to get out our extra patch canvas and cut it as follows. We need it 2 inches extra on all sides of the tear. If the tear is a long straight tear measuring 4 inches, then we need a patch 8 inches long and 4 inches wide. If you have a hole 3 inches by 2 inches we need a patch 7 inches by 6 inches. Now we need to cut an identical patch so we have 2 the same size. Now we need to add the Canvas adhesive to both patches and place them over the tear so that they extend 2 inches in each direction from the tear. Place one patch on the underneath the tear and one on top of the tear. Now la