Reweave it Yourself
This manual for the repair of clothing, knit goods and upholstery reveals the trade secrets of reweaving. Information about kinds of fabrics and types of weaves is followed by illustrated, step-by-step instructions.
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METHODS USED IN REPAIRING MATERIALS
THE BASIC METHOD OF FRENCH REWEAVING
TYPES OF DAMAGES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF EACH
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basting motion beeswax broken weft yarn completely Continue corresponding yarn cotton crochet hook Dacron DAMAGE INVISIBLE damage see Plate damaged area damaged yarn dark yarn drapery edge Fasten fibers filler yarn finger finished four sides French reweaving needle French weaving ft ft ft gabardine garment hold hole Hosiery Repairing in-weaving indicates Insert the needle insert your needle knit latch needle latch-type needle left thumb lift linens long anchor needle loop matching piece mending napped material needle point nylon one-half inch one-quarter inch outline thread pattern pickup bar piece of material Pull the yarn pulled yarn raveled yarn rayon reknitting repaired area replace reverse side rewoven area rewoven yarn right side scissors selvage semi-weaving serge weave sewing needle sewing thread side weaving silk snag Step stitches stoting strand sure surface sweater tension twill upholstery Virginia Saunders warp yarn weaver wool woolen woven yarn for yarn