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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 Just for Fun

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  • There may be a better way, but I would use WD40 to get the tape off and then wash them and start over.
    Lil-Jo

    Answer by Lil-Jo at 3:45 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • Another possibility that will prob'ly do it is good ol' "Goo-Gone" ~ it works great for stuff like that. Even takes chewing gum out of upholstery! Good stuff!
    jburg2541

    Answer by jburg2541 at 8:40 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

  • I just checked online to see how to remove iron-on interfacing, which has the same fusible "stuff" as hem tape. Check this out:

    http://www.sewingsupport.com/removing-fusible-interfacing.html
    jburg2541

    Answer by jburg2541 at 8:44 PM on Dec. 19, 2008

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