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Rip in my OrgXIII Coat! What should I do?! D: [Jul. 15th, 2010|01:23 pm]
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Hello everyone! I recently wore my Organization XIII coat to a con for the first time. When I got home, I realized that the parts where the top of the pockets meet the seams had rips about 5 inches long. Here are some pictures:

I've circled the area of the coat in which the rips are (keep in mind there is one on each side of the coat:

Does anyone have any recommendations as to how to mend the rips? I really love this coat and spent a good deal of money on it...the website from where I bought the coat says it is made from artificial leather.

My first thought was to whip-stitch them but I feel like that might look bad/not hold up for long...

Anything would help! Thanks everyone.

EDIT: Made thumbnails smaller so I didn't take up the whole page ^^;

EDIT#2: This coat is lined. Sorry I didn't mention that earlier.

[User Picture]From: mollyisacatlady
2010-07-15 07:47 pm (UTC)
I'd try stitch-witchery, yeah. Or maybe some other type of fabric glue. :/ You could try stitching it very small, but it would still show a bit.
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[User Picture]From: mightybutsmall
2010-07-19 12:48 am (UTC)
Hmmm stitch-witchery eh? I think I saw that at the craft store...I'll have to go back there.
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