Have you ever had a pair of your favorite sweatpants and the drawstring come out when they are being washed or have they accidentally been pulled out? Do not throw away your favorite sweatpants because the drawstring can be easily fixed. This action will pull the drawstring, which is attached firmly to the flexible wire, completely through the opening of your drawstrings..First of all, if you do not have an extra drawstring there are a couple of choices to choose from such as calling your local fabric store to see if they sell any type of cord that could be used as a drawstring or simply use an extra long shoe lace that is at least twelve inches longer than the waist size of the sweatpants. To begin repairing your drawstring check to be sure that all of the old drawstring has been pulled out of the sweatpants before you attempt to replace the old drawstring with a new drawstring. Now crimp the U in the flexible wire so that the drawstring will be held tightly. Now on the other end of the new drawstring attach the safety pin, but be sure that the safety pin is attached securely so that it will not fall off.
If your favorite sweatpants has ever had the drawstring broken or it has accidentally been pulled out and you have kept them simply because they were so comfortable for you to wear, then there are some very easy ways that the drawstring can be repaired. To fix the drawstring in your favorite sweatpants only takes a set of steady hanger for clothes hands and a couple of house hold items such as a drawstring, a safety pin, or an extra long shoe lace from an old pair of tennis shoes. Next, take a carefully thread the other end of the flexible wire through the drawstring opening of your sweatpants and continue pulling the wire all the way around the waistband of your sweatpants.Continue to carefully push and pull the safety pin with the drawstring attached through the waistband of your sweatpants by constantly repeating the motion of using one hand to scrunch the fabric of the sweatpants while the other hand is pulling it taut.Another way to repair a broken drawstring or a missing drawstring is to take some flexible wire that is about the size of a clothes hanger and bend a tiny U onto one end.
Once the safety pin has been removed from the drawstring be sure to place a knot on the end of the drawstring so that this end will not clip out either. When the drawstring is completely pulled through the opening in your sweatpants be sure to tie a knot in each end of the drawstring so that the drawstring does not pull through the opening of your sweatpants. Now your favorite sweatpants are ready once again for you to enjoy their comfort while wearing them. When the safety pin, which is attached to the drawstring, has gone completely all the way around the waistband and it reappears from the drawstring opening, then simply remove the safety pin.
A tip for the individual is that the safety pin should be as large as possible, but small enough so that it will slide easily through the opening in the sweatpants and the elastic waistband of the sweatpants.Begin replacing your old drawstring with the new drawstring by placing a knot on one end of the new drawstring, which will be the end that is not pulled through the waist band of your favorite sweatpants. The next step is to take about an inch of take and wrap the U in the flexible wire where it is holding the drawstring, which will keep the flexible wire from catching on the fabric of your sweatpants. Then take the new drawstring and place the tip of it into the U of the flexible wire
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