TM 10-1670-280-23&P 0035 00
Cut damaged area fabric along lines made in (2), above. Further cut fabric diagonally at each
corner to allow a ½-inch foldback in raw edges.
Make a ½-inch foldback on each raw edge. Pin and baste each foldback to complete prepared
hole. Basting will be performed using the BASTING AND TEMPORARY TACKING procedures
in WP 0014 00, SEWING PROCEDURES.
Using cotton or nylon cloth, mark and cut a patch 2 ½-inches wider and longer than inside
measurements of the prepared hole. Ensure that patch material is marked and cut along the
warp or filing of fabric.
Center patch material over prepared hole. Pin patch material in position.
Make a ½-inch foldunder on each edge of patch material and baste patch to prepared area.
Basting will be performed using the BASTING AND TEMPORARY TACKING procedures in WP
0014 00, SEWING PROCEDURES.
Remove pushpins securing the item to repair table and secure the patch on the nylon bag,
using a medium-duty sewing machine and size E nylon thread. Stitching will be 7 to 11 stitches
per inch. For the cotton bag, use a heavy-duty sewing machine and size 3 nylon thread.
Stitching will be 5 to 8 stitches per inch.
b. Suspension line protector flap. There is no limit to the size or number of patches that may be applied
to the suspension line protector flap. Patch material will be of type III 8.25-ounce cotton duck cloth
(no longer available), or type III 7.25-ounce nylon duck cloth. Use the patching procedure detailed in
the BAG BODY paragraph detailed above.
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