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Bubble hem must go!

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monkeysmama Thu 25-Jun-09 09:20:25

Does anyone know if a bubble hem can be removed from a dress?

I bought a lovely nude coloured dress in a almost chiffony material. I tried it on again at home and really liked it so took the label off etc. I've tried it on a few times since and realised the reason it now looks so cheap is the bubble hem.

I know nothing about sewing but wonder if I take it to an adjustment place they'd be able to take the bubble out? Anyone know or will I look like a crazy lady?

bigTillyMint Thu 25-Jun-09 09:29:58

Do you mean the hem looks all bubbly because it's badly sewn, or is it one of those dresses with the balloon effect?

monkeysmama Thu 25-Jun-09 09:40:38

It's one of those balloon effect ones - it's kind of sewed under at the bottom.

macherie Thu 25-Jun-09 09:49:03

That would be easy to do with fairly minimal sewing skills. An alerations place should have no problem with it.

monkeysmama Thu 25-Jun-09 09:50:38

Thanks very much. That's what I wanted to hear!

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