Patching my husband’s jeans: third pair

What I did:


These jeans had holes in the pocket, crotch/butt, and legs.

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Before: holes in the pocket and leg/hip

Before: closeup of pocket holes

Before: holes in the leg

Before: holes in the jeans' butt/crotch


I patched all of the holes with exterior patches in slightly contrasting shades of denim. That's what I had available: the patches were "harvested" from older pairs of jeans and scraps of denim fabric.

After: patches covering pocket and leg/hip holes

After: closeup of pocket patches

After: patches fixing the jeans' butt/crotch holes

After: patch over bottom inside leg hole

After: patch over leg/hip hole