How do you shorten a knitted dress by hand?

Can you shorten knitted dresses?

When you cut it, cut just below the line. The stitches should hold the knit in place and stop the bottom unraveling. … It fuses to the back of the knit so that there is no movement or alteration in the knit when you cut it, makes it easier to stitch and hem like any other fabric.

Can knitted dresses be altered?

If you would like to shorten your knitted garment ( sleeves, the body, skirt, pants, dress), please mark it with a safety pin or fold it at the correct length or you can let us know how much you would like it to be shortened. We always try to shorten knits with original finishing if its possible.

Can a St John Knit be altered?

Yes, we do alterations on St. John Knits for more than 20 years and will provide expert service.

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