How can I get my drawstring back?
Use a Paper Clip: Put a small hook on the end of a paper clip using needle nose pliers. Slide it into the hoodie drawstring channel while “bunching up the material”. Slide the paper clip until it is about an inch past the end of the drawstring. Rotate the paper clip a few times to try and “grab” the drawstring.
How do you put string back in straw pants?
To make it easier, push at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) of a drawstring end into a straw and staple the straw so it goes into the drawstring. Then, push the empty end of the straw through the eyelet. Keep pulling the straw through the casing so the drawstring comes out the other side.
How do you get a drawstring stuck in your pants?
Pin one end of the drawstring with a safety pin — find the largest one that will easily slide through the channel. Push the safety pin, drawstring in tow, into the waistband channel. Grasping the pin from the outside of the pants, and pinching some of the material with the other hand, move the material up the pin.
How do you fix the ends of a hoodie?
Take fabric glue (not hot glue or rubber cement), Elmer’s glue, or, preferably, Gorilla glue and either dip the end in the glue, or spread a coat of it across the string and top of the string. Then let it dry.
How do you remove a drawstring waistband?
How to Replace a Drawstring
- Pull the drawstring completely out of the casing. If it won’t come out, then that’s because it was tacked down at some point.
- Attach a safety pin to one end of the string.
- Feed the string through the casing.
- Pull the drawstring out and retie it.
How do you fix a drawstring hack?
Step 1: Untie any knots on the end of the drawstring and thread one end through the straw. Tie a knot so the string doesn’t slip back out through the straw. Step 2: Slip the straw (with your drawstring knot-side in) through the first hole, and thread it through the hoodie’s loop (or sweatpants’ waistband).
How do you get string out of joggers?
Place the safety pin as far as it will go into the hole on the sweatpants. Slide the safety pin through the pants using both hands. Slide it again by holding the safety pin in one hand, scrunching up the fabric in the other, and then pulling the fabric in the opposite direction so it’s taut.