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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the Straw Badge in Textiles.

For this BB, you will mend a hole in a skirt or pants.

Holes in clothing can be mended in various ways. They can be darned, patched, or hidden with embroidery. The following articles and videos will give you some ideas for your repair.

Related Articles:
Machine darning holes in pants
DIY Hole Repair – A Skirt that’d been clawed

Related Videos:
How to Fix Holes in Jeans: 6 ways to repair ripped & torn jeans


How to Mend Jeans with Sashiko Embroidery


Hand Embroidery - How to Use Boro/Sashiko Stitches to Mend Holes


To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
- Make a sewn repair to a hole in a skirt or pants without iron-ons or glues.

To document your completion of the BB, provide proof of the following as pictures or a video (less than two minutes):
- Show the skirt or pants with the hole to be repaired.
- Describe how you will mend the hole.
- Show the tools and materials you will use.
- Show the repair in progress.
- Show your skirt or pants with the hole repaired!
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