How to use hotmelt adhesive tape for hemming in garment industry ?

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It’s really easy to bond it, in 2 steps only!

 

Why you should use hotmelt adhesive tape for hemming ?

  • To replace the sewing process
  • To make the process easier
  • To reinforce the finishing, and upgrade the quality

 

Step 1 : Preparation

 

  • Make sure your fabric / garment is pre-washed to avoid the narrowing of the hem.
  • Cut the length of hotmelt adhesive tape you need.

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Step 2 : Application with paper backing

 

  • Place the tape at the bottom of your fabric or garment, the paper backing facing you.
  • Iron one time on full-length, and take off the paper.

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Step 3 : Folding and ironing the fabric on adhesive net

 

  • Fold the fabric / garment one time at your needed height and iron a second time on full-length.

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  • Repeat a second time if you want a double hem or place the adhesive tape on the second pleat directly

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Step 2 : Application with PSA sticky tape (Pressure Sensitive Adhesive)

 

  • Take off the paper and apply the adhesive part on your fabric / garment at the bottom.

 

Step 3 : Folding and ironing the fabric on sticky tape

 

  • Fold the fabric / garment one time on the sticky tape at the needed height and iron on full-length.

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  • Repeat a second time if you want a double hem or place the sticky tape on the second pleat directly.

Additional step : Sewing

 

  • If you want to secure the hemming, you can sew with the stitching of your choice.

Sewing the hem to secure bonding

Now your garment is ready to wear !


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