how to repair hole in the bottom of the backpack with duct tape?

after a few months of use my backpack was left with a hole in the bottom of a 5 cm. then I thought if I tinker with new fabric it will probably tear again so why not make with duct tape that is much more resistant and durable than most fabrics

Burf4 years ago
Duct tape is a wonderful product, but it is not intended to be a permanent fix for most uses. Nor, is it more resistant and durable than most fabrics. Scuff it with a piece of coarse sandpaper or tear a piece off the roll and you'll understand what I am saying.
If you want a permanent repair for your backpack, use a piece of iron-on canvas or denim patching material and then re-inforce the edges with some stitches to help prevent the patch from peeling loose.
Duct tape is temporary and will not stand up to the harsh use a back pack will endure under most circumstances.
benderbrasil (author)  Burf4 years ago
thanks