How Do You Repair A Tear In Jeans?

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How Do You Repair A Tear In Jeans?

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With the high cost of jeans today, you should try to make them last as long as possible before buying new ones. When your child comes home with a tear in the knees or the rear end of his otherwise-decent jeans, try repairing them instead of throwing them away. With a few supplies and a little creativity, your child may like his repaired jeans better than the old ones. Repair small tears in denim jeans with the old standby–a needle and thread. This works well for tears under 1-inch in length. Use a thimble on your index or middle finger to assist in pushing the needle through the thick material and turn the jeans inside out to access the tear. Carefully, stitch the seam together with thread that matches the color of the jeans. Try a popular trick to make your child’s torn jeans look fashionably shabby-chic. Cut a square of thick fabric slightly larger than the size of the tear and turn the jeans inside out. Locate the tear and cut a piece of heat pressure seam fabric the same size as t

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