Have lost some weight and am in thin summer gear now.So now the tube/tunnel on my snapdragon is to big. It is already size small and is neoprene.Is there a way I can sew smaller and reseal the seam? What would I use to reseal?
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Posted by: davejjj on Jul-20-13 12:28 PM (EST)
tried a smaller one in chillcheaters|
Posted by: thirstyturtle on Jul-20-13 11:13 PM (EST)
It wasn't what I had hoped for. That was going to be my summer deck.
Posted by: davejjj on Jul-20-13 11:39 PM (EST)
I guess you could try rolling the top edge down to double up the neoprene. That might help. You could also try a velcro strap over it.
Posted by: thirstyturtle on Jul-21-13 10:45 PM (EST)
didn't work. think i might just make smaller.
Posted by: pikabike on Jul-20-13 1:15 PM (EST)
Save the skirt as is for use in winter dress, but buy some neoprene fabric, size as desired, and have an outdoor-gear seamstress make you a "top band" that goes over the top half of the skirt. You could have her put in a Velcro flap to allow adjustment of tightness.
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Posted by: scupperfrank on Jul-20-13 2:36 PM (EST)
They will have sewing & repair information fo neoprene "fabics", including appropriate threads, needles, glues, and seaming and stitching techniques.
You can cut vertical slices down the |
Posted by: ezwater on Jul-20-13 4:15 PM (EST)
front of the tunnel, and remove a long, thin wedge of neoprene. Then you can use standard neoprene cement to seam the cut closed. Sewing is not necessary if you can do a careful job.