How to shorten a stretched strap

Quick fix: how to shorten a stretched strap

Whether it's a little too big to start with, or simply stretched over time, if you've got a top that doesn't fit we've got a simple hack to make sure it does.

A tape measure, needle and thread will be all you'll need – once you've seen our simple step-by-step guide.

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Jenniffer Taylor

A self-taught seamstress after making her very first garment, her...


How to Shorten a Stretched Strap - Printable Guide

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