ARMY TM 10-1670-271-23&P
AIR FORCE TO 14D1-2-464-2
MARINE CORPS TM 01136B-23&P/1
2-32. Deployment Bag (CONT).
Figure 2-100. Machine Darning Method.
(c) Cut the damaged area fabric along the lines made In step (b), above. Further cut the fabric
diagonally at each corner to allow a 1/2 inch foldback in the raw edges.
(d) Make a 1/2-inch foldback on each raw edge. Pin and baste each foldback to complete the prepared
(e) Using the same type material as in original construction (8.8 oz. cotton sateen cloth) mark and cut a
patch 2 1/2-inches wider and longer than the inside measurements of the prepared hole.
(f) Center the patch material over the prepared hole and insure the warp or filling of the patch material
matches the warp or filling of the fabric being patched. Pin the patch material In position.
(g) Make a 1/2-inch fold on each edge of the patch material and baste the patch to the prepared area.
(h) Remove the pushpins securing the item to the repair table and secure the patch by stitching. Using
a light duty sewing machine, size E, nylon thread, and 7 to 11 stitches per inch (figure 2-101).
(i) Turn the item over and make a second row of stitching around the prepared hole, using a light duty
sewing machine, size E, nylon thread and 7 to 11 stitches per inch.