Use the Dritz 1/2” Polyester Horsehair Braid to add body to your floor-length skirts, gowns and other dresses without adding weight to the hem. The 1-inch wide polyester horsehair braid which can stiffen and define straight or curved hems. Made of 100% polyester, this horsehair braid is washable and dry cleanable.
TIP: To finish cut ends of braid, overlap ends 1/2 inch and position a 1-1/2 inch piece of ribbon under joint before first stitching. Turn ribbon with hem and braid and wrap around braid ends before securing hem. Be sure ribbon piece is wide enough to prevent ends from working out.
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