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Does your favorite stuffed animal have a tear in it? Use this guide to return your furry friend to mint condition.

Image 1/3: Pinpoint the tear in your stuffed animal. Image 2/3: Measure out the desired length of thread that will fully cover your tear. Image 3/3: The amount of thread that you use will vary depending on the size of the hole. However, it is always better to use too much thread rather than too little.
  • Gather all of your materials.

  • Pinpoint the tear in your stuffed animal.

  • Measure out the desired length of thread that will fully cover your tear.

  • The amount of thread that you use will vary depending on the size of the hole. However, it is always better to use too much thread rather than too little.

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Image 1/1: Working with needles can be dangerous.
  • Push the thread through the hole of the needle. Make sure to pull the thread all the way through.

  • Working with needles can be dangerous.

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Image 1/2: Double knot the two ends together. Image 2/2: Double knot the two ends together.
  • Take both of the threads and match up their ends.

  • Double knot the two ends together.

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  • Cut off any excess thread at the end of the double knot.

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Image 1/1: Push the needle in through the interior of the fabric.
  • Bring the sewing needle to the top of the tear in the fabric.

  • Push the needle in through the interior of the fabric.

  • Putting the needle on the inside of the fabric hides the knot.

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Image 1/3: Push the thread through the top of the fabric. Image 2/3: Bring the needle back over to the starting side and pull it back up through the interior of the fabric once more. Image 3/3: Bring the needle back over to the starting side and pull it back up through the interior of the fabric once more.
  • Begin stitching up the tear. Bring the needle from the starting side over to the other side of the tear.

  • Push the thread through the top of the fabric.

  • Bring the needle back over to the starting side and pull it back up through the interior of the fabric once more.

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  • Continue stitching up the tear until you reach the end of the tear.

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Image 1/1: Repeat this step once more to make sure your knot is secure.
  • On your final stitch, pull the needle and thread through the loop.

  • Repeat this step once more to make sure your knot is secure.

  • Pull the needle tight.

  • Don't pull the needle too tight so that you break your thread.

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  • Cut the end of the thread once the knot has been secured.

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