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« on: February 27, 2005 09:25:31 AM »

I am making a cotton halter top at the moment, and I cut a long strip of fabric for the strap. The problem is, the fabric will not stay flat. It rolls. I tried ironing it, but it just starts rolling again. Has this happened to any of you, and if so can you share some tips or suggestions for getting it flat? I would really appreciate it. Thank you ahead of time!
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« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2005 09:30:17 AM »

Is it T-shirt fabric?  If so, that's the nature of the beast.
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« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2005 09:35:22 AM »

Yeah, it's t-shirt like.
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« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2005 09:42:39 AM »

It shouldn't be a problem after you hem it.
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« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2005 09:45:43 AM »

yeah, I guess I will just have to play with it and find a way for it to lay flat. Thanks, gloryb
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« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2005 10:31:59 PM »

Try sewing Bias tape on the hem.
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