Hey ManMakers! We're spending this week in the workshop creating some new projects, and so, in addition to new content and cool inspiration, we'll be sharing some classics from ManMade's all-time greatest hits. There are two basic principles to the ManMade approach to style and dress: fit is everything, and buy high-quality, universal items that will last. In order to help you hold on to those investment items, and make sure they suit you as best they can, ManMade is happy to present our latest series: The DIY Tailor.
Holes on Jeans are made everyday. Some are deliberately made, some accidentally, some are rubbed off on them, some comes with simply what bothers us all, Age! Well, I got a perfectly torn jeans just right for a repair work. So, no questions asked. A patch is an extra piece of fabric attached on another fabric — this piece of fabric should be large enough to cover the hole — it can be matching the base fabric to blend in or a contrasting one which will stand out. The patch can be applied from the face of the garment or from under the hole.
Let's face it, crotch blowout is very real, not to mention the torn corners your back pockets get from all that wallet friction you baller. But unless you're cool with pre-worn-in denim, which is to be honest rarely done well see A. There are too ways to deal with this. You can seek the professional help of a tailor or specialty denim repair service. Or, if you can't wait and don't want to pay, you can repair those rips, holes, and tears yourself. With a little knowledge, patching your own jeans isn't all that tough and can be pretty satisfying. Here's a detailed description of how it works. Clean Up the Affected Area: Use your scissors to cut off any fraying threads and trim around the edges of the hole this will help you get a smooth transition from jeans to patch.
We've all had that "oh-no! Next time it happens to you, don't worry. Four hand stitches —the slip stitch, the catch stitch, the backstitch, and the running stitch—will get you through just about any sewing task. Beyond elementary darning and patching, there's a whole world of mending techniques to learn. That's true whether you're just starting out with a needle and thread or you've been sewing for years.