How To Mend Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area)

How To Mend Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area) Tutorial
This ripped jeans is no longer wearable

In this tutorial I’ll show you how I mended an old ripped jeans in the crotch area.

 

How To Mend Your Jeans – In The Crotch Area!

You’ll need:

  • ripped jeans
  • old, thin denim fabric (old jeans)
  • scissors
  • sewing thread
  • sewing machine

 

How To Mend Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area)

The Thread

For the mend you can either use brown thread or blue thread. Brown thread is often used for jeans seams. But blue thread helps to make the mend less noticeable.

How To Patch Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area)

The Patch

Cut off a patch from an old jeans: It’s best to use thin denim fabric (without holes) so that the patched area won’t be too bulky.

How To Patch Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area)

Mend The Jeans

Pin the patch in place behind the ripped area.

How To Mend Your Jeans

Now sew back and forth across the rip with straight stitches.

How To Fix Ripped Jeans

Continue to sew back and forth in a zig zag pattern. You can leave the mend like that or …

How To Repair Ripped Jeans

… turn the jeans 90 degrees and sew back and forth across the first stitches.

How To Patch Ripped Jeans

Now turn the jeans inside out and cut off the excess fabric close to the stitching.

How To Mend Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area) After Picture
The mended jeans
Wrong side of mended jeans
Wrong side of mended jeans

After mending the jeans, I refashioned it into capri pants.

Related: Jeans To Capri – Refashion

 

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How To Mend Jeans In The Crotch Area Tutorial

6 thoughts on “How To Mend Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area)

  1. This is such a practical post. I love it. Jeans are so hard to mend because of the bulkiness and of course the first place to wear out on work jeans.

    I think using worn jeans is a brilliant idea. Pinning.

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