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Hole in a Broomstick Skirt

I have a hole in my broomstick skirt near the hem. I don't want to shorten it because it would be too hard to sew another hem. Any ideas on what I can do with the wrinkly material?

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Maryeileen from Brooklyn, OH

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January 30, 20060 found this helpful

I had a broomstick skirt that ripped in huge swaths. All I did was use the iron-on patch material in black. THen, wash it and dry it twisted up into a rope to make it regain crinkliness. The advantage of the crinkly material is that the crinks hide just about anything.

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January 30, 20060 found this helpful

I bet you can just sew it together like a seam or dart, making about 1/4 inch seam. Sew with the lenght wise direction of the skirt. The wrinkles should hide the seam. Wear that part on the side, no one looks directly at your side.

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By Nell (Guest Post)
February 1, 20060 found this helpful

If the hole is small enough, take a needle and thread and darn it as you would a sock or something.

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February 1, 20060 found this helpful

The hole isn't very small, and it is ripped horizontally, so I think it might be hard to repair.

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I was wondering if anyone had any ideas of what I could use the wrinkled material for? Thanks.

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February 10, 20060 found this helpful

I was able to mend it. Thanks for all of the helpful tips!

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