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Basic Hems (Part Five) Hemming by Hand

Hemming by Hand The Classic Hemstitch I said in the introduction to hemming that my mom could hem by hand like a little French nun. Her stitches were tiny and barely visible on the outside of a garment. Inside all … Continue reading

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Basic Hems (Part One) Blindstitched Hems

There is nothing that’s screams “homemade” quite like a bad hem. Even a well-executed hem can ruin a garment if you don’t choose the right style for the fabric and garment. One of my neighbors went to K-mart and bought … Continue reading

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