ARMY TM 10-1670-279-23&P
AIR FORCE T.O. 13C5-27-2
NAVY NAVAIR 13-1-28
(3) Cut damaged area fabric along lines made in (b) above. Further cut fabric diagonally at each corner to allow a
1/2-inch foldback in raw edges.
(4) Make a 1/2-inch foldback on each raw edge. Pin and baste each foldback to complete prepared hole. Basting
will be performed using procedures in para. 2-18a.
(5) Using nylon cloth, mark and cut a patch 2 1/2 inches wider and longer than inside measurements of the
prepared hole. Ensure that patch material is marked and cut along the warp or filling of fabric.
(6) Center patch material over prepared hole. Pin patch material in position.
(7) Make a 1/2-inch foldunder on each edge of patch material and baste patch to prepared area. Basting will be
performed using procedures in para. 2-18a.
(8) Remove pushpins securing the item to repair table and secure the patch by stitching, using a light-duty sewing
machine and size E nylon thread. Stitching will be 7 to 11 stitches per inch (figure 2-68). Make first row of
stitching completely around patch. Turn deployment bag inside out and make a second row of stitching around
d. Restenciling. As required, restencil identification markings using procedures in para. 2-20.
Figure 2-68. Patching Deployment Bag Panels and Flaps.