Step 3: Covering The Hole

Cover hole form outside, see if it fits. (actually you had to do it sooner- just don't wait till your holes are Pizza size and you'll be fine). 
Choose how exactly you want the pocket to be sewn on. Attach it with pins. 
lol i love how you said to just admit it! its so true! annnnd i never thought of using the pockets! great idea!
That's awesome, this happens to me all the time. Thanks!
This happens to so many of my jeans! I've always used some contrasting fabric as a patch but I've never thought of using the pocket! Cute idea!
This happens to ALL of my pants!!
I have three holey pairs of work pants that I really don't want to lose. I just didn't know where to get similar matching fabric - the right back pocket that I never use!<br>Thank you for this excellent idea. <br>
Yay! I have a pair I've been debating throwing away and now I'm going to attempt to fix them first! My jeans always get holes there. Thanks!!
after you rip off the back pockets, trace them on another scrap of fabric to make funky new pockets and sew them in place of the old ones....
great idea with putting new pockets on! I would miss my old pocket, plus the butt would be a different colour where the sun didnt fade where the pocket was.
My husband has a pair of denim shorts that fit him really well, but there is a hole in the same spot as the picture. I have been pondering how to get denim the exact color to patch the hole. Your instructable answered that for me. Thanks for such an excellent idea!
Clever idea! Thanks for sharing.
OMG this is awesome! My pants always rip exactly like that and I throw them away, but this will save many of my favorite pants and save me some money!!<br><br>I LOVE YOU
Well thank You. :) Where I live, it's a common thing to do most of the time.
I like this very much! Though I think I might miss my butt pockets. But I bet I could find somewhere else that was willing to donate. :)
I could totally use this. I have a pair that is the perfect candidate! I'll let you know how this goes.

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