Mending 101 – How to Temporarily Fix a Hem
This tape is an absolute MUST! But It is a TEMPORARY fix. Do NOT allow it to go through the washer or dryer.
How to Quick Fix or make a Hem
A huge plus: NO ironing required and you can easily make repairs and other handy uses that are listed below. You can find it in fabric stores.
Cut the length you want or need for the project.Take the white coating off of one side of the tape and press down on the fabric. Take off the other side of the white coating.Press the other side of the fabric on top of the tape and press down firmly.The hem, or repaired area, will hold snug.
- If your blouse is not staying up, put a piece of the tape on bra strap at top of shoulder, using as directed above, press down the blouse to hold in place.
- If blouse pulls open at buttons, use this to keep blouse together.
Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow. 2013
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