Sometimes, you need to hem something so it won’t show through from the front. In a perfect world, you’re working … More
Sometimes, you just want to finish an edge really really fast – you don’t care if it looks pretty up … More
Yes, I said perfect. I’ve made a lot of turned hems over the years. The official Right Way To Do … More
“Stay Stitch inside the seam allowance” is a fairly common instruction in patterns. Generally, stay stitching is used to make … More
The “selvedge” (not “salvage”, which is what I always thought my mother was saying) edge of the fabric is created … More
The machine rolled hem is, of course, completely not period before the advent of sewing machines and special task machine … More
This technique produces a lovely hem – fully finished, and with a decorative ribbon right at the edge.
This is fast way to make a fully finished hem, using commercial Double Fold Bias Tape.