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how do i remove hem tape from my pants

I got a brand new pair of pants and tried to hem them with hem tape only to find out I did it inside out and now it's on the wrong side! How do I fix this so I can start over???

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britni11

Asked by britni11 at 3:17 PM on Dec. 19, 2008 in Beauty & Style

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  • alcohol often dissolves the gluish bond, but be careful as it may also discolor your garmet. hairspray also does the same. you can try dawn dishwashing liquid, it also dissolves things. take a test first, you dont want to ruin you garmet. Also try re-heating it with the iron, while its hot try to pull of the stickies. dont burn yourself, as you may have to get it pretty hot to do this...just a few ideas. tape might help pull of the stickies too! I dont know really...just guessing at ideas. Good luck.
    lacyjones

    Answer by lacyjones at 12:41 PM on Dec. 20, 2008

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