Repairing a small snag or moth hole on a suit jacket.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by BlackChiney8, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. BlackChiney8

    BlackChiney8 Well-Known Member

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    My title mainly explains the reason for my posting. I recently got a suit jacket that had no-returns specified on eBay that is in pristine condition but it came to my attention that there is a very small (maybe 1 or 2 mm) hole on the back left shoulder. This defect was not listed in the posting. It doesn't stick out like a sore thumb but it's more of a nit-picky defect which may get worse in time. I'm not very knowledgeable on repair of garments and would like to know what I should ask my tailor. With such a small hole, could a quality stitching do the trick or would it have to be re-weaved totally? I really like the jacket and would rather try to have it repaired than try to go through the paypal resolution process of returning it.

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  2. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Senior member

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    Search your local area for a reweaving service. This can be repaired. A reputable tailor may also be able to help you.
     
  3. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    You might be better to burn it - second hand clothes can import these creatures into your wardrobe then......
     

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