Advice 1: How to seal bolonevy jacket

Many remember the Soviet fashion of coats from Bologna – nylon fabric with a special waterproof coating. Today the products made of this material still have their own buyer mainly because of its low cost and ability to serve as a reliable protection in the rainy season. One of the drawbacks of boloneva jacket is a low strength. It can be easy to break or burn out, after which "chemical" fabric can be fixed only with glue.
How to seal bolonevy jacket
You will need
  • glue;
  • Vata;
  • - ethyl acetate or acetone;
  • - iron
  • dry cloth;
  • - scraps for patches (or application);
  • - long and nail clippers;
  • blade;
  • press.
Select appropriate adhesive to repair Bronevoy jackets. Before use, it is desirable not only to read the manufacturer's manual, but also to test its effect on trimming the unnecessary Bologna. Well proven as a glue for Bologna blend of rubber and ethyl acetate (ether acetic acid), grade KP-1; you can also try out any rubber glue "Moment" or "great Moment".
Cut the patch along the length of the gap of the same as the jackets of Bologna (ideal) or of rubberized fabric that is suitable for color.
Wipe the wrong side of the corrupt Bronevoy jackets with a cotton swab dipped in ethyl acetate or acetone. Wait a couple of minutes.
Apply glue to the patch according to the instructions on the package (usually need to count a certain amount of time before compression, the surfaces being bonded).
Carefully connect the joints of the gap, and push the patch to the inside lining of the jacket. Put it on a press with the weight not less kilos and soak his allotted time (this will be indicated on the label of the adhesive composition). Be careful, the joints bolognavia paintings not sold.
If the front of the jacket from Bologna glued the gap does not look too aesthetically pleasing, try to paste on the damaged place the right design and fabric applique.
To fix Bologna (if the jacket is a large rupture or burnout hole) using two patches front and back. Carefully align the hole of sharp manicure scissors or razor blade, then glue from the inside of the jacket cut Bologna of larger diameter.
From the "face" of the product must be applied to tear the patch, just matching it in shape.
Rate the appearance of both patches and glue them. After that it is recommended to cover the repaired place with a piece of dry linen or cotton cloth and gently iron it with a thermostat, setting the temperature mode is not higher than 110 degrees.
It is not necessary to sew a breakthrough on Bronevoi the jacket under the needle (especially if the fabric has no substrate) of the edge joints will crumble. Try to use instead of patches and glue special tape cobweb, which you can buy in the store sewing accessories. Cut this material attach from the wrong side of the gap and ironed until it adheres. However, always check the action of iron on the trial of the woven cloth under hot sole Bologna may be wrinkled!

Advice 2 : How to sew a jacket

If broken favorite jacket, do not hurry to part with it or carry it in the Studio. Having minimal skills of working with fabric, you could cope with the problem.
How to sew a jacket
You will need
  • 1. the needle and thread to match the fabric;
  • 2. web for bonding fabric (available at sewing stores), iron, gauze, a sheet of paper.
Well look at the tear on the jacket. If the hole is deep and damaged the lining, sew the start with her. Take threads of any color, thin needle and carefully sew the hole frequent overlock seam. Blanket stitch is necessary because the lining fabric is usually very thin and easily shed. To prevent further tearing, the fabric better handle on all sides.
Inspect the hole from the front side of the jacket. If there was a gap in the seam, then take the thread to match the fabric and a thin needle. It is very important to choose a thread as close in color to the tone of the jacket. Carefully sew the hole on the seam of machine stitching. This can be done by hand or on the sewing machine.
If the break occurred not at the seam, the situation is more complicated. Gently treat a hole - cut fringe, smooth. Take a piece of a spider web for bonding fabric equal in length to the length of the holes. Put it under the hole on the reverse side, flatten with your fingers to avoid bubbles. Put a piece of wet gauze and a piece of paper. Swipe the tear with a hot iron. Then remove the cheesecloth and paper. Inspect the hole. If necessary, slide the iron through cheesecloth again. As a result, holes will not be over, just a neat shovchik, almost not visible to the eye.
Useful advice
Be careful when working with iron. Spend them only on the places where the gauze, otherwise you may melt the fabric of the jacket.
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