How to Fix Dress Seams So They Don't Open as You Walk

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How to Fix Dress Seams So They Don't Open as You Walk
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Nice dress, but not well finished - this wrap dress had seams that fell open with any movement. Gather your supplies.

Nice dress, but not well finished - this wrap dress had seams that fell open with any movement. Gather your supplies.

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Cut the iron-on hem tape to the length of the hem. Place it in-between the seam, bonding the inside together. Hold a hot iron for at least 30 seconds.

Cut the iron-on hem tape to the length of the hem. Place it in-between the seam, bonding the inside together. Hold a hot iron for at least 30 seconds.

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You can gently test to see if it has bonded.

You can gently test to see if it has bonded.

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Yay! Perfect dress seams & your dress will look more expensive.

Yay! Perfect dress seams & your dress will look more expensive.

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The seams will now stay closed as you walk. Iron on hem tape can be used to bond any fabrics together - works well to quickly hem pants!

The seams will now stay closed as you walk. Iron on hem tape can be used to bond any fabrics together - works well to quickly hem pants!

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