How can I repair a car seat rip?

I got a weekend job on a farm and need to have a Swiss army knife on me all the time. Well, I forgot to close it all of the way, and when I sat down in my car, the blade ripped a hole in my pants and my car seat! How can I repair a car seat rip?

Answer
Those Swiss army knives are sharp, and this happens more than you think! In this situation, using a fabric adhesive will be your best bet.
Here are the supplies that you will need to repair a car seat rip:
  • Swatch of fabric that matches your upholstery
  • Fabric adhesive
  • Iron
And here’s how to do the repair:
  1. Cut a piece of fabric adhesive and place it into the hole.
  2. Cut a portion of the matching fabric and place it over the hole while leaving a small amount for overlapping.
  3. Once the iron heats up, iron the pieces of fabric together, and it should blend seamlessly.
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Shannon Martin
Answered on Nov 08, 2021
Shannon is an expert in personal lines liability insurance with 13 + years of insurance industry experience. She also served as a special insurance liaison to AARP members for 6 of those years. She is a graduate of UL Lafayette and currently resides in NY with her family. Shannon is also an amateur juggler, ukulele player, and is a time travel paradox theory enthusiast.
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