Tips for how to make less noticeable patches for torn jeans. Save money and embarrassment. Don't send your kids out with a patch that looks like this. Learn how to patch'em the right way.
I just hate throwing out good jeans. And I always try to patch'em when possible.
#1 was a challenge but not a lost cause.
#2 was a fairly simple to fix.
|This is very important. Take another look at the photo at the top of the post. Now look where the arrow is pointing. |
7. Iron the patch on the inside of the pants. Follow the directions on the pellon.
8. This pair needed 2 patches.
9. With your machine set on zig-zag and using matching thread, sew from the outside of the pants. Zig-zag back and forth, darning it. Then sew around the perimeter of the patch.
10. When sewing over the seams be careful or you will break the needle. Using a denim needle is a good idea.
11. Snag #2 is almost invisible. No one should be lookin' at your rear that close anyway!
12. Torn-inseam #1 may not be town worthy but will live to ride another day!
Total savings $50
Time spent 30 minutes
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