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    How to Sew a Rolled Hem by Hand – Rolled Hem Tutorial

    Rolled hems are so delicate and neat and I adore the way they look. However, I don’t think I have ever been 100% happy with how they turn out on a sewing machine. Sewing a rolled hem by hand is surprisingly simple and gives such a chic finish. It is perfect for finishing those special, slippery fabrics like silk and chiffon. This tutorial will show you how to master this couture sewing technique.

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    Slant Hemming Stitch – Overcast Hem Tutorial

    An overcast hem uses a slant hemming stitch. The words used to describe this type of stitch are all kinds of confusing. But whatever you choose to call it this is a really quick, easy and secure way to hem a garment.

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    Herringbone Stitch Tutorial – How to Hem Trousers

    Herringbone stitch hems are mostly used for heavy weight fabrics like wool. It is also the most common type of stitch used to hem trousers. In this tutorial I will walk you through how to master a herringbone stitch and how to hem wool fabrics.

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  • Hand Sew a Hem - Slip Stitch
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    How to Hand Sew a Hem – Slip Stitch Tutorial

    A slip stitch is a really useful stitch to know. I can be used to hand sew hems quickly and easily, but can also be used to hand finish collars, cuffs and waistbands. This slip stitch tutorial will help you to master this versatile stitch. Level up your sewing with some beautiful hand stitching.

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