Advice 1: How to mend pants

A hole, open seam or cut on the pants is not a reason to wear them in the garbage. Favorite thing you can try to restore. A lot depends on the type of tissue damage – some easy to sew a couple of stitches, others will require applying patches. Take your time, get fit for mending, and get to work.
How to mend pants
You will need
  • - darning thread;
  • needle;
  • - scissors;
  • - scraps of fabric;
  • - mushroom for darning.
Instruction
1
Prepare a sewing kit. You will need thread to match the pants, the fungus for darning or any other object with a smooth convex surface, needles and scraps of fabric for patches of the right color and texture. Note that a thorough darning will require a lot of time.
2
The easiest way to sew things, dispersed along the seam. Turn them inside out podposite holes on both sides a couple of inches to ensure a smoother seam. Trim with scissors rassohnetsya the edge of the fabric. Baste with pins or popliteus both the cloth of the pant leg. Prostrochite seam on a typewriter.
3
Very often, the pants wear out in step. If you see that the fabric in this place becomes more thin, and the weave thins, it's time to take action. Pick up the piece of cloth of the right color (ideally, if the material of which is sewn the thing itself). If the pants material is stretch, use a piece of knitted fabric. Find the thread in the tone and a needle with a sharp tip and wide eyelet. Do not use thick needles – they can damage the tissue and enlarge the hole.
4
Turn the pants inside out. Put the flap holes or thin fabric so that it completely covered the affected area on all sides remained margin of at least one centimeter. Baste it wide stitches around the edge of the damage. Do not pull on the fabric, it must lie freely. With small stitches sew the patch to the pants.
5
If the hole in the step is small, it can be darned. Pass the needle in a soft and loose thread, is designed specifically for darning. Turn the pants inside out and pull the fabric on the fungus. Lay a few large stitches through a hole, putting threads in parallel. Then start to apply a small perpendicular stitches, clinging to their thread of the resulting stem. Try not to pull the fabric, sew freely. After treatment, fasten the thread with several small stitches.
6
Sometimes pants found small holes near the pockets or tiny areas, burnt by cigarette. Estimate the size of damage. Minor gaps can be eliminated in several small stitches made with threads in tone. Put them freely, trying to match the weave of the fabric. It is easiest to sew the loose multi-colored materials like tweed.

Advice 2: How to dye black pants

Pants black color can lose color quickly enough, it often happens with products of low quality. There are several ways to return the original form, but to restore the black color is not always easy. To avoid painting, you better take care of your things.
How to dye black pants
You will need
  • - black pants;
  • - paint for fabric;
  • water;
  • - ammonia;
  • the top coat color.
Instruction
1
Purchase in store the dye for coloring black trousers. In order to choose the right dye, it is necessary to know which fibers made the fabric of your trousers. Dyes intended for cotton and linen fabrics can also be used for painting of products from a viscose fabrics, from natural silk and wool. However, wool has its special colors, and make better use of them.
2
Carefully read the instructions on the package of dye.
3
If you want to give more saturated color new pants, keep in mind that new things can be a layer of antistatic or other special-composition applied in the manufacture of the product. It can interfere with the painting of the unit. To remedy this it is enough to wash the pants in synthetic detergent, and if they are made of a thin fabric, experts recommend to soak them in solution of ammonia 50 grams of ammonia (25%) per 10 liters of water. After applying the detergent or ammonia solution thing should be thoroughly rinsed in water.
4
On the package of dye, you specify: how much should you take of the dye and how much water to dissolve. The amount of dye and water is recommended, based on the number of dry cloth. Therefore, the quality of the pants is important to pre-weigh.
5
After painting rinse the pants in a weak solution of vinegar or apply a special top coat color.
6
Press the pants, not unscrewing them. Dry
Note
The colored product does not dry under direct sunlight or near the stove.
If after coloring product on the skin and left dark marks, it means low quality dye.
Useful advice
Washing black pants should only be carried out by washing the powder for the white or black things. This will reduce the risk of fading. In any case, do not use powder with whitening effect, as it will be enough only once to wash black pants so the powder and the thing will be spoiled.
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