It turns out the hemline was bit uneven. So her granny went on Craigslist and found her this great, vintage chalk hem maker! Looking at the box, I would say it originally came from Germany.
It cost about 12 bucks.
|Chalk Hem Maker box|
|Chalk Hem Maker!|
The way it works is this: you determine the desired length of the skirt. Then you go around it, and squeeze the orange ball. A puff of chalk puffs onto the skirt leaving a mark where the hem should be!
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