How to repair denim
The resistance and high durability of denim are two of the main characteristics of this fabric. Although it is true that a denim garment has a much longer life than another made of -almost- any other fabric, you should be aware that those jeans that you like so much will not last forever. But don't worry, here we explain how to repair denim easily and effectively to extend the life of your jeans . Pay attention!
First of all, to repair denim in a simple and original way, you can use internal patches of a different color to your beloved jeans. It is about making the hole stand out, so a good option would be to make some stitches with a thread of a striking color -red, orange or yellow, for example- as a decoration. With a little practice, you will be able to adapt those patches or arrangements to your personal style making it unique and inimitable.
You can also use external patches in order to cover the hole completely. We encourage you to go to the haberdashery in your neighborhood, you will surely find patches of different sizes, models and colors. You will give your jeans a different touch, giving them a second life and, in addition, you will support small businesses by helping to promote a fairer and more sustainable economy. All in one!
Finally, if we talk about how to repair denim, we have to refer to the boro style, which achieves an effect very similar to the famous Japanese patchwork. It involves using different shades of denim to make the patch: sewing several pieces of denim, in this case, to later superimpose them on the damaged area. A current trend that gives your pants a different touch.
Denim offers endless decorative possibilities, take advantage of them and give your jeans a second life!