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How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining

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  1. How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining, How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining: step 1, image 1 of 3 How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining, How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining: step 1, image 2 of 3 How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining, How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Turn the jacket inside out.

  2. How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining: step 2, image 1 of 2 How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Put the thread through the needle hole.

    • Use thread that is the same color as the material you are sewing.

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    • Take the two ends of the thread and knot them together.

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    • Cut the excess thread off.

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    • Push the needle through the fabric and pull it between the two threads to create a knot.

    • This prevents the thread from sliding through the fabric as you are sewing.

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    • Place one stitch on one side then place another one on the other side of the fabric.

    • Make sure the stitches are parallel and evenly distributed or the seams will not look straight.

    • Repeat this process until you have stitched down the length of the tear.

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    • Pull the thread through.

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    • Close the stitch.

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    • Cut off the excess thread off after securing the stitch.

  10. How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining: step 10, image 1 of 2 How to Fix a Tear in a Jacket Lining: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • This is the final product.

Conclusion

If you mess up on a stitch, you can always cut and pull it out and start all over again.

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