N O T E
The watershed patch has the top edge
angled to give a roof effect. Because the
roof-type top edge sheds water, the patch
lasts longer than a rectangular patch. For
watershed patch repair, do steps 21
Cut patch large enough to overlap 2 inches
(5 cm) on all sides of area to be repaired.
Allow for 3/4 inch (19 mm) turn-under of
Fold patch in half lengthwise. Cut from
open edges to folded edge at 221/2 degree
Center patch over damaged area on outside
of tent. Turn under patch edges. Stitch in
place with a row of stitching no more than
1/8 inch (3 mm) from the edge.
Secure patch to tent with a second row of
stitching. Place second row 3/81/2 inch
(1013 mm) from first row.
Turn material over. Cut away damaged
area, notch corners, and turn edges in.
Stitch turned edges to patch with a row of
stitching no more than 1/8 inch (3 mm)
from the edge.