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Does iron on hem tape really work - like on jeans?

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Asked by tialynne1965 at 7:13 PM on Feb. 14, 2011 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • I like stitch witchery better. I've had to tack the iron on hem tape but they may have improved it since I've used it.

    Answer by admckenzie at 7:15 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • It does work, but the jean denim is often too heavy and bulky.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 7:16 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • It works for a few washings. I used it on my daughter's school uniforms. I often have to reapply it.

    Answer by mompam at 9:22 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • If you cold or warm wash and cool dry or hang it will stay longer. the heat makes it come loose. i have had good luck with it. i only use it in an emergency. i like to sew mine.

    Answer by Dianakk at 10:06 PM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • Thx, wish I could sew!

    Comment by tialynne1965 (original poster) at 7:05 PM on Feb. 20, 2011

  • I use it on my dress pants and it works...but only for a while. I only wash my dress pants on the delicate cycle and I hang them to dry and the hem still doesn't last for very long. I just reapply. I can't imagine it working on jean material...unless they are very thin.

    Answer by MommyH2 at 8:43 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

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