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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 make a sewn repair of a hole or ripped stitching in leather gloves or mittens.

Related Articles:
Tutorial: How to Repair Work Gloves with Holes in the Fingers

Related Videos:
How To Repair Leather Gloves


Restitching Glove Seams




To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
- Fix a hole or stitching in a leather glove or mitten.
- The repair must be sewn without glues or goop.

To document your completion of the BB, provide proof of the following as pictures or a video (less than two minutes):
 - The hole in the glove or mitten before mending.
 - Tools and materials you will use for the mend.
 - Mending in progress.
 - The newly mended hole in your leather mitten or glove.
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The stitching in my leather work gloves busted out, so I repaired it.

Ripped seam in thumb of right glove.

To make the mend, I sewed it with cotton carpet thread.

I turned the glove inside out and used pliers to pull the needle through.

View of seam re-sewn from the inside.

View of repair from outside.
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Note: I hereby certify that this badge bit is complete!

 
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