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Thursday, January 25, 2018

How To Hem A Dress With Safety Pins

Take a sharp pair of sewing shears and trim off. If it s a fallen hem or missing button fold the material with your fingers to demonstrate how you want the closure to appear.

How To Wear A Safety Pin In Clothes

It s less exact but an easier method.

How to hem a dress with safety pins. Method 1 making a rolled hem 1. Cut off the original hem. Use at least six safety pins per pant leg.

Take out the lower side seams. Repeat this method on the opposite side seam. Turn the dress inside out.

Lay the dress flat on a table or flat surface. Find the appropriate sized safety pin for the job. Turn the dress right side out.

Whoever will wear the dress needs to put it on. Repeat this step on the opposite side seam. Turn the dress inside out.

Secure the bottom hem to the waist seam using one safety pin. Pin through all of the bottom layer with your safety pin into the underside of the top layer and then back through the bottom layer. Find the side seams of the dress.

Use a seam ripper to remove about 1 inch 2 5 cm. Mark the gathered areas with straight pins and then take the dress off. Cinch the area closed with your fingers.

Secure the bottom hem to the waist seam using one safety pin. Catch a couple of strands of fabric thread with the pin and push them down onto the pin with your fingers. Using a safety pin find the side seams of the dress.

Locate the area that needs attention. Push the pin through the top of the hem until the bottom of the pin is securely attached. If fixing a large tear you may need two or more pins.

When there is no time to sew or iron using safety pins to hem your pants is sometimes the only thing you can do. If your dress is so long and you have no enough time to a tailor then use safety pin. Measure and pin the new hem place.

Alternately put the dress on and gather any excess material.