Introduction

This repair will teach you how to reattach an arm onto a stuffed bear. You will use sewing techniques to follow through with this repair.

  1. Gather all materials Identify the area on the stuffed animal that needs sewn back together.
    • Gather all materials

    • Identify the area on the stuffed animal that needs sewn back together.

  2. String one end of the thread through the sewing needles eye. Loop the thread so that the ends match at each end. Tie a double knot.
    • String one end of the thread through the sewing needles eye.

    • Loop the thread so that the ends match at each end.

    • Tie a double knot.

    • Working with needles can be dangerous.

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  4. Weave the thread and needle through the limb and then into the body to attach. Pull the thread tightly to bring two pieces together, closing the hole. This creates an overcast stitch to secure the effected area.
    • Weave the thread and needle through the limb and then into the body to attach.

    • Pull the thread tightly to bring two pieces together, closing the hole. This creates an overcast stitch to secure the effected area.

    • Don't pull on the thread too tightly or this will break the thread and overlap the stitching.

  5. Cut the excess thread, leaving at least 4 inches to allow you to tie a double knot. This will close the seam. Cut the excess thread, leaving at least 4 inches to allow you to tie a double knot. This will close the seam.
    • Cut the excess thread, leaving at least 4 inches to allow you to tie a double knot. This will close the seam.

  6. Enjoy your repaired bear, stuffed animal!
    • Enjoy your repaired bear, stuffed animal!

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