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Tuesday, 29 November 2011

A cute fix for a hole in the knee of jeans



I wish this was my original idea, but I found it on Pinterest. I did however, do things a little differently than the original. The original poster sewed hers on by hand, but when I patch a knee, I like to sew by machine (because it's faster, and I am lazy, lol), so I seam ripped open the leg to sew mine on the machine, and I, of course, used felted recycled wool.

Here is the before (not a very big hole, but it would have been quickly!) ...


and after...


Much cuter, eh?

If your little guy is not so little, and this is a bit too cute for your little man, I wrote a tutorial here for repairing holes with the "destroyed" look.



~ Reuse, Recycle, Resweater! ~
www.resweater.blogspot.com

12 comments:

Suzanne said...

That is so cool. I LOVE it

La La Lauren!!! said...

OMG i love it!!!

LaLaLauren

Bridget said...

I'm going to need to do this. My boys put holes in their jeans about 2-4 weeks after getting them. So. Frustrating.

Jennifer Juniper said...

I love this whimsical fix! My boys would have wanted to rip holes on purpose it get this :)

{northern cottage} said...

soooo darling! I can't wait for the kiddos new jeans to wear out! xo

www.NorthernCottage.net

Joyce Ellis said...

Great idea! The grandkids will love it! Thank you for sharing.
Joyce

Flash said...

Clever sewing hack!

Monsterm√łnster said...

Really love the monster! I must try this! Found your blog on CRAFT.

Lammis said...

It's such a great idea!!! Love it

Shari said...

How STINKIN' cute...have to do this for my grandson.

Anilegra said...

Una idea genial!!!!!

prolificprojectstarter said...

i found this page via pinterest, great idea, thanks, just mended my first pair this way and they have a thumbs up from my son, thanks for the tip

http://prolificprojectstarter.wordpress.com/2015/01/01/fun-quick-mending/