Clothing Repair Tools

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These are the tools found in the clothing repair kits and how to use them.

Pins and Pincushion

The pincushion is used to safely store pins and needles when they are not in use. The pins are used to keep pieces of fabric together when sewing them together, like for making pleats or to keep a hem even.

Needle and Thread

The needle pushes through the fabric, bringing the thread with it. The thread then keeps the fabric secured.

Tape Measure

The tape measure can be used to take measurements of the body and to measure fabric.

Needle Threader

To use the needle threader, put the wire part of the threader through the eye of the needle. Then, thread the thread through that same wire part. Once the thread is through the wire part, pull the threader out of the eye of the needle.

Seam Ripper Capped

To tear apart seams, place the seam ripper between the seam you wish to pick apart with the piece with the red dot on top. Then, pick up to rip the seam.

Seam Ripper Using Cap to Extend Handle

After uncapping the seam ripper, the cap can be placed on the opposite end to extend the handle to a more comfortable length.