10-4. REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE-Continued
(g) Eyelets. Replace missing, loose, badly split, and off-center eyelets Darn enlarged eyelet holes with
No. 30/3 thread. Punch holes receiving eyelets smaller than outside diameter of eyelet barrel so
that barrel must be forced through the material.
(h) Sleeve closures. Replace defective elastic webbing in sleeve adjusting straps Replace defective
(I) Hangers Replace defective or missing hanger loops. Construct hangers by folding a strip of cloth
and double stitch with a covering stitch on the under side.
(j) Cuffs. Repair or replace defective or missing cuffs with cloth of like material, size, and style Fold
cuff and seam side edges. Turn cuff and attach points by single stitching the edge of the underfold
of the cuff to the underside of the sleeve Turn edge of upperfold of cuff and single stitch to the
upper side of sleeve, continuing the raise stitching across square end of seam.
(k) Pocket flaps. Repair or replace torn, missing, or defective flaps. Restitch ripped seams or loose
1. Breast pockets. Restitch loose or ripped pockets Replace missing or defective pockets with
ones fabricated of like material, size, and design of the original
2. Lower pockets. Repair or replace defective or missing pockets with new ones of like material,
constructed of double thickness of cloth with the corners supported by a strip of 3/4-inch (1.91
cm) material. Turn in the raw edges of the facing and single stitch to end of double pocket
pieces. Place welt piece and pocket flat on outside of pocket opening and sew through the coat,
backstitch ends of stitching, and turn pocket and welt through opening and form a 1/2-inch (1.27
cm) welt. Bring end of pocket up and stitch together with upper edge of facing to pocket
opening. Tack webbing strap to shoulder seam 1/2-inch (1.27 cm) from the neck and to the
jacket side seam.
(m) Binding and facing. Restitch defective stitching In binding and facing. Replace torn, frayed, or
missing bindings and facings or such parts that have mildewed or rotted.