Best answer: Can a tailor shorten a sweater?

How do you shorten a store bought sweater?

Shorten your sweater and use hem tape.

  1. Put your sweater on and measure the length that you want to cut off. …
  2. Mark all around the sweater the length you are about to cut. …
  3. Get a soft stretch 5/8inch hem tape and apply around the edge of your shortened sweater. …
  4. Fold the hem up towards the wrong side of your fabric.
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