How do you shorten a knitted dress?

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.

How do you hem a knitted skirt?

When hemming a knit circle skirt, first serge around the bottom with the differential turned up just slightly. I find it helps my hem lay flatter. Next, using the curved edge of my hem gauge, press the hem up while also using Best Press spray starch. After pressing, apply Wonder Tape to the edge of the hem.

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