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Project

Suede Elbow Patch

Introduction

A bright color is a modern tweak to the tweedy college professor's elbow patch -- all you need is a scrap.

Materials

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Print this pattern; cut out; pin onto fabric.

  2. Step 2

    Cut out, and punch holes around edge, 1/4 inch apart and 1/4 inch from the edge. Try on sweater, and pin patch in place. ("You want to see exactly where your elbow is," Katie says. "It's oddly not very easy to just eyeball it.")

  3. Step 3

    Hand-sew in place through holes.

Source
Blueprint, 2006

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