Patch Jeans From the Inside Tutorial

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Sometimes the hole in your jeans is not meant to be there. While this  a patch is still visible it is a very strong patch and less noticeable than and outside patch.

Tools:

Scissors

Sewing machine

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Materials:

Piece of old jean or fabric for patch

Thread

 

Lets get started

 

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Rip side seam open. Do not touch the double seamed hem. Leave yourself enough room to  fit your work under the needle ( about 6” or a bit more if they are skinny jeans)

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Cut away frying fabric.

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Cut patch from desired fabric 1” beyond on all 4 sides.

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Pin in place

P1250051Find a thread that will compliment the jean color, because you will see the stitching.

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Straight stitch close to the edge all 4 sides. Be sure not to catch the pant leg wile you are working through the side seam.

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This is how it will look after sewing.

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Trim away excess on the back, leaving 1/4” all sides.

P1260001From the right, stitch back and forth repeatedly to cover the raw edge completely. If you have a darning stitch use it here.

The last step is to resew the side seam closed while the leg of the pant is inside out. Now they are ready to wear.

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