Fabric Repair Adhesive Set

By Tear Mender

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Non-toxic, eco-friendly adhesive repairs a variety of fabrics from cloth to leather, easily and fast—without sewing. Tear Mender is made in the USA and is the product of a multi-generation, family-run company. This 6 oz + 1 oz kit can only be found on The Grommet!

  • Material: Natural latex
  • Care: Dries in 3 minutes; machine washable in 15 minutes
  • Includes: 6 oz bottle + 1 oz travel size bottle, fabric swatch for testing, instructions, and handy list of 101 suggested uses
  • Creates durable, long lasting, and permanent bonds or repairs for indoor and outdoor items
  • Original formula for Tear Mender developed in 1930's by Val “the Bish” Cismoski
  • Works by seeping into porous fiber crevices and forms a permanent, flexible and waterproof bond
  • Not recommended for use on silk, sheer fabrics, high-content polyester fabrics, or nylon
  • Eco-friendly, non-toxic and acid-free, non-flammable, weather-resistant
  • The Tear Mender team works with Garden Center Services, outside Chicago, to employ persons with developmental disabilities to cut the fabric swatches included with each kit
  • Dimensions (in packaging): 2" x 2" x 6"
  • Weight: 0.5 lb

100 Reviews (4.3 out of 5 Grommets)

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Everything as advertised

6/23/2014 by JustPlain

Everything as advertised


Great stuff

5/29/2014 by john

So far so good. This stuff works, to put it simply! I would recommend it to anyone, especially if your favorite pair of jeans caught a hole from wear and tear over the years.More > < Less


what a find

5/27/2014 by Kenneth

Great product, Saves them old jeans from the trash.


Tear Mender

5/19/2014 by Melanie

Ive mended some socks at present. So far so good. Appears to hold up and together well. A little rubbery if overused. A happy medium is definitely recommended. Overall great stuff with tons of uses.More > < Less


Heavy Duty Repairs!

4/30/2014 by Karen

On the day I received Tear Mender I also received a new wool mattress cover. When I put the mattress cover on the bed one of the elastic straps tore away from the pad itself, so I thought WTH, I'll try the new stuff. Not only did it work, it worked quickly and it's still holding 2 months later! On elastic! on a mattress cover for a tossy-turny sleeper! I was so impressed (if slightly incredulous) I then turned to a backpack zipper repair I'd been putting off because I HATE sewing in zippers (but I love this bag). Yeah, it worked. It's still working and I carry groceries in this backpack. I would highly recommend this procuct to anyone and I will be keeping this in my "must have items" drawer. Please don't ever stop making it!More > < Less

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Tear Mender - Liquid Fabric Adhesive

About Tear Mender

Quick Fix for Rips

One bright side of dire environmental predictions is that we’re all a little less wasteful and more apt to fix, rather than replace, damaged goods.

During the 1930s, Val “the Bish” Cismoski came up with a way to quickly repair canvas belts on steam-powered machinery, so farmers wouldn’t have to lose precious harvesting time to replace a torn belt. Fast-forward 75 years, and we’re putting the same formula to use mending ripped clothes, torn seat cushions and frayed shoelaces.

Tear Mender is a natural and non-toxic liquid adhesive that bonds fabric upon contact. You can apply it like glue on a tear, or spread it on a fabric patch, and it bonds in minutes. Repaired fabrics stay flexible and soft even after washing, says Jerry Cismoski, (on the left) who is the Bish’s son and runs the third-generation company.

So if you’ve got a dropped hem, a broken belt loop, or a run in the carpet, give Tear Mender a try. It also works great on tears in the seat of your car, damaged sports gear, or rips in a tent (it’s waterproof and UV-resistant). Why throw out something that you can easily repair with Tear Mender?