(3) To plug the felt (1) lining of the pack, mark a rectangle around the damaged area. Remove the damaged felt
while being careful not to damage the cotton duck material (2). Cut a piece of felt the size of the piece removed.
Position felt plug into area cleared and sew as shown.
(4) If damage is in an area that cannot be sewed by machine, tack felt (1) plug securely to cotton duck (2) as
shown using doubled and waxed size 3 nylon thread. Secure thread ends with suitable knot.