Start to sew at one end of the tear. Be sure that you are using a thread that is identical to the color of the lining fabric. This way your repair is invisible.
Try using a kind of stitch called a 'blanket stitch' for this project, pictured above. A blanket stitch will help to secure the raw edges.
Sew along your pinned fabric, staying as close to the edge as possible. Tie off your thread at the other end. Remove the pins and smooth out the area of the repair.
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