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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.

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.
  • 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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Push the thread through the hole of the needle. Make sure to pull the thread all the way through.
  • 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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Take both of the threads and match up their ends. 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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Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Cut off any excess thread at the end of the double knot.
  • Cut off any excess thread at the end of the double knot.

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Bring the sewing needle to the top of the tear in 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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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.
  • 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.
  • Continue stitching up the tear until you reach the end of the tear.

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On your final stitch, pull the needle and thread through the loop.
  • 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.
  • Cut the end of the thread once the knot has been secured.

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