I have about 20 suits and a good 6 of them have at least one of the
pants leg hems in some state of unsew-dom. For those of you who have
this, it sometimes gets worse when you put the pants on because you can
catch your foot in the gap and rip even more threads out. I will either
have to leave a bunch of my suits out of commission while they're being
repaired or try to learn to do it myself (which is probably going to
ruin my eyesight and make me crazy because I don't know what I'm doing).
I've had people suggest fusible tape (example:
. My questions for those of you who have used it:
1) Does it make the hems look visibly rippled, or thick, or anything
2) If it doesn't hold, is there any sort of irreversible damage (like
adhesive that won't come off and will then make hemming them with thread
They are all suit pants and will only be dry cleaned occasionally, and
never make it into the washer.
Thanks in advance -
- posted 6 years ago