How do you sew holes?
Lay the patching fabric under the hole, right side up. Then, bring the edges of the hole as close together as possible, without puckering the hole. Use a small zig zag stitch on the sewing machine to stitch around the edges of hole, catching as much fabric (patch and garment) as possible to make the patch hold.
How do you darn a hole by hand?
Learn how to do darning by hand, step by step.
- Start stitching your hole from the back of the fabric.
- Stitch up and down along the width of your hole.
- Next, stitch horizontally along the hole’s length. …
- Finish the stitch with a knot or by winding the thread back through a few stitches.
- Trim the excess thread.