5. Hem Shortening

Hem Shortening

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Shortening the hems on vintage and thrifted dresses is a guaranteed outfit updater. Dowdy dresses now have the potential to become modern, up-to-date pieces of clothing. Sewing knowledge is needed for this DIY, so if you don’t already know the basics then I’d recommended learning as quickly as possible! Simply decide on the length you want to cut to, leave a few centimetres overhanging, then fold over and sew.

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