Torn Jeans? Here’s an Easy Way to Fix Them (Video) September 8, 2019 Email Wear your favorite jeans for long enough and eventually they’ll tear. Better than throwing them away and buying a new favorite, you can fix them! With an inside patch for stability and some jean-colored thread, your favorite denim will be back in action. Watch this video to see how: You can also start fixing your tear by applying an iron-on patch, as this second video demonstrates: Jeans can last a long time, so fixing a tear can give them a much longer life. And not only will it keep them out of the landfill, it will also save you money.