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.

You’ll need:

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

How To Mend Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area)

You can choose a orange brown thread which is often used for jeans seams. Or use a bluish thread which will be less noticeable.

How To Patch Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area)

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

How To Patch Your Jeans (In The Crotch Area)

Pin the patch in place behind the ripped area.

How To Mend Your Jeans

Now cover the ripped area with straight stitches.

How To Fix Ripped Jeans

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

How To Repair Ripped Jeans

… turn the jeans and sew more straight stitches 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
Mend rip jeans denim
Another mended rip at the thigh

I refashioned the jeans into capri pants.

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