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How to Fix Spandex

Old 03-03-17, 08:52 AM
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How to Fix Spandex

On my bib shorts there is now an open tear on the inside leg seam, any tips on how to fix spandex? thanks
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Old 03-03-17, 08:58 AM
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It's the seam that has gone up?
Access to sewing machine?
Set it to triple-stitch zig-zag, overlap edges and sew through both.
No sewing machine?
Hand sew, in zig-zag, moderate thread tension.

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If the area is thread bare from something like rubbing against the saddle, it's time for another pair.
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Old 03-03-17, 11:10 AM
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If the seam is coming apart, bring it to tailor. I've had mine fixed a few times which greatly increased it's life.
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4 needle sewing machines were used to make flat seams..

A profesional sewing shop should have one, and some other specialty sewing machines , some home based 'Alteration' businesses may as well.
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