I think wear and tear is just part of the cost of doing business, unless you want to change your style and wear looser pants or more heavy-duty fabrics. Luckily, repairing a crotch tear is relatively simple and inexpensive. Denim is not very stretchy. Re-enforced crotch — If the seat wearing out is a chronic problem for you because of your shape or walking style, have your trousers re-enforced. First, cut 2 patches of fabric from a scrap pair of jeans. The weave of the fabric will generally begin to give in one direction, then the weakened fabric will tear. You will need a thick, strong needle for this.
Advertisement So, if your favorite blue jeans are worn just a little too thin, I know how hard it is to give up your go-to pair of jeans! If you fail in any of this, the patch won't hold. If I was to do this again I would draw a line one inch either side of the central seam of the jeans. Up and down movements are made so quickly with your legs, that every time you peddle, a very concentrated amount of friction is created in the crotch area. We'll help keep you decent. Beginning above the hole, drop the presser foot and begin to sew a straight line, crossing over the hole. Pre- screen for any holes.
Fixing rips or tears in pants can be a daunting task- but with a few deep breaths, a sewing machine and an Iron-On patch repair kit you can have those pants back in service by tomorrow morning. Notice the zigzag procedure in action. The hole is located to the bottom right of the left pocket. The finish is very tidy and comfortable, the only challenge will be to find an identical piece of fabric that is large enough for the area. Other tears can be patched. Cut out a patch that is significantly larger than the hole you will be patching.
I have to remove the pressor foot every time because the jeans are too thick at the wasit band to fit in. The fabric would just continue to rub away, and once a hole has formed, there's no stopping it. Turn the pants inside out again and the patch should look like this now with the zig-zag stitching from the last step visible. If you have pinned it from the inside, keep in mind that the pins can pop out through the fabric. This will keep it from fraying. Do your best to get the patch centered on top of the hole.
I will be sewing the hole closed and also using an Iron-On denim repair patch kit available at any sewing store, or even Walmart. Simply put, the goal is to recreate the warp yarns. From how men typically sit, with knees apart, so don't get too excited. If you use a softer fabric than what the jeans are made from, you run less risk that the patch itself will create strain on the existing fabric. Looking at your jeans from the inside- out is a good way to determine where holes are forming.
The hole can be fix by only sewing it closed but it will last a lot longer and be worth your trouble if you patch it as well as sew it closed. If you could strengthen the fabric itself then it would be reinforced and would have to rub away all over again. If the patch is going on the outside, make sure you fold a small hem under so that the edges of the patch look good and won't fray. You will want to do this carefully so that the patch lays flat with the jeans and there is no excess fabric in the patch. Of course, if you cycle in jeans, that will also wear them down. We can also fix stitches that have broken or torn; like a pocket, a belt loop, a jacket collar, or cuff.
From here you can create a sunburst or crazy zigzag effect as you'd like. I would mark one inch intervals on this line, and do the same on the patch. . Front top of the jeans. We can cut out the damaged area and replace the whole area with a new piece of fabric, then install a saddle.
She has lived in St. However, I know that isn't terribly useful, so I'll explain how. I am wearing a pair of Diesel jeans that suffered this fate but I actually like it, like a mouthwash-cool breeze on a sweltering day. The more expensive the pair, the longer they'll last. Some people like to patch their jeans even if they don't need repair. Turn the jeans back so that the outside is out and the patch is on the inside. Position the jeans under the presser foot.