How to Shorten and Sew a Hem
Gaia & Dubos

How to Shorten and Sew a Hem

Prix régulier $10.00

Are you tired of stepping on your pants or getting your sleeves wet while washing the dishes? Learn how to shorten and sew a hem on a pair of pants, a skirt, a dress or on sleeves with this simple technique!

Warning! Ask for a friend's help to help you measure the hem's length. 

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Required material :

  • Sewing machine 
  • Thread of the colour of the garment you wish to repair (recommended: standard tex-27 polyester thread)
  • Thread bobbin compatible with your sewing machine and filled with the thread you wish to use 
  • Needle (size 14 or 16, depending on the thickness of the fabric)
  • Sharpened fabric scissors
  • Pins
  • Wax or soap chalk
  • Measuring tape
  • Iron and ironing board
  • A friend to help you measure the hem
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