Tuesday, August 10, 2021

MENDING WORK

I did some alterations  to several dresses that needed a bit of tweaking!  Mainly hemlines but on this dress which used to be floor length, I shortened it to knee length and used some of the cut off fabric to make a belt and some loops.  The dress was just to plain and hung too straight and needed something to break up the look--this does it perfectly!
To aid me in making the belt, I used this tube turner that is one of those tools that when you need it, 
you are very glad you have it! 
  In seconds, the 2 1/2 yd belt was pulled through to the right side and then pressed to look just as it should!  

4 comments:

  1. Nice job! It is so satisfying to do that type of mending, isn't it?

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  2. That is a handy tool. I've used a long knitting needle before only to poke a hole in my material.

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  3. Brilliant wardrobe solution, Cindy!! As for those turners... I can never make them work for me. :o((

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  4. Oh - that turner is just brilliant! I usually use a straight knitting needle, but it's tedious!

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