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How To Learn How To Repair Your Own Clothes

If you don’t already have your clothes repaired when they break or tear you should definitely be doing so, and by you we actually mean you! Learning how to repair your own clothes can allow you to save money next time your clothes need to be repaired because you are able to repair them yourself! Next time your heavyweight tracksuits tear or break you should try your hand at repairing them yourself.

Google It

By Googling how to repair different items of clothing it is highly likely that you will be able to access quality resources that show how to fix your clothing in an easy-to-follow step-by-step process. Allowing you to break down a potentially daunting task of repairing your own clothes for the first time into smaller, easier-to-manage goals that once achieved you will have repaired your clothing and learnt how to repair clothes at the same time.


YouTube is a fantastic resource for teaching yourself new skills as you can access countless videos on almost everything you can think of. People with knowledge about the subject produce and upload helpful videos teaching others the intricacies of their knowledge, enabling people who want to learn and improve their skills on certain things to easily be able to do so. There is a significant amount of videos about repairing clothes, you will be able to find a video explaining how to fix just about every piece of clothing. If you have a piece of clothing that there isn’t a video already explaining how to repair it you have an opportunity to create your own video once you have learnt how to repair the product yourself. In this case, you can look on the internet and see if there is any guidance you can use to teach yourself how to repair the piece of clothing yourself.

Ask Friends Or Family

It is possible that you may have a friend or family member who may be able to repair clothes, by asking around you may find someone who can teach you how to repair your own clothes, you never know it might be the person you least expect!

Attend A Clothes Repair/Clothes Making Class

There may be instructors in your local area who offer classes on making alterations or repairs to clothing, you can either join a 1-1 session or a group session where you may be taught alongside several other people who want to learn the art of repairing their own clothes. These classes can be a great way to make new friends and meet people with the same interests.

Practice On Old Clothes

Instead of practising on your luxury streetwear, you should practice on old clothes that you have lying around that you are going to get rid of anyway. If you make mistakes it is not a big deal, you can learn from them.


Repairing your own clothes can be the starting point of a fantastic new hobby for you and can help you save money when your clothes need to be repaired because you can do it yourself!