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Seam Finishes and Hems

A well-sewn hem is important for your fabric type, garment or sewing project.  Just am important is seam finishes.  All sewist should know the basic seam finishes as well as the best hem applications.


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Blind Hem Stitch Using the Sewing Machine

Blind Hem Stitch Using the Sewing Machine

Learn how to sew a blind hem stitch with a sewing machine. You can use this stitch to hem pants, skirts, curtain, etc.
Making a hem using this stitch is fast, easy and almost invisible.
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French Seam _ How to Sew a French Seam

French Seam _ How to Sew a French Seam

A video on how to sew a French seam which give a project a neat, professional-looking finish, with no raw edges. Needlepointers.com

Hand Sewing - Blind Hem Stitch (Slip Stitch)

Hand Sewing - Blind Hem Stitch (Slip Stitch)

This hand hemming stitch is practically invisible on both sides of the garment or project. Learn how to hand sew the blind hem stitch. Needlepointers.com

Hem - Slip Stitch

How to slip stitch. Keyka

Hemming - Blind Hem

How to hand sew a blind hem. Craftzine

Hemming - Hand Slip Stitch

This stitch is usually used for hems when the seam should stay unseen. Instructables

Hemming - How Can I Hem My Pants

Basic information on hemming pants by sewing machine or hand. Wise Geek

Hemming - Pants (Video)

A video on how to hem a pair of pants. You Tube

Hemming - Slip Stitch/Blind Hem

This is an excellent hemming and finishing stitch because the thread is hidden inside a fold when it's sewn properly. Threads Magazine

Hemming Foot Tutorial

Comprehensive instructions with photos on how to use a hemming pressure foot. Jan Andrea

Hems

Making the hemline, preparing the hem and different techniques for finishing the hem. New Mexico State University

Lettuce Edge Hem

Lettuce Edge Hem

This video will show you how to do the lettuce edge hem. This hemming technique forms a ruffled edge on knit fabric. Lettuce edge finish is cute and girly. Needlepointers.com

Mock French Seam - How to sew a Mock French Seam

Mock French Seam - How to sew a Mock French Seam

This video is on how to sew a mock French seam. The mock French seam is a seam finishing technique which gives the project a neat, professional-looking finish. Needlepointers.com

Pinking Shear Seams

Pinking Shear Seams

How to finish a seam using pinking shears. Needlepointers.com

Seam - Flat Felled Seam

Seam - Flat Felled Seam

How to sew a flat felled seam. A flat felled seam is commonly seen on sportswear and menswear. It is a strong flat seam that will not fray. This tutorial will show how to make a flat felled seam, commonly seen on jeans and denim jackets, that has two rows of stitches on the right side of the fabric. Needlepointers.com

Seam Finishing Technique - Clean Finished Seam (Turn and Stitch Seam)

Seam Finishing Technique - Clean Finished Seam (Turn and Stitch Seam)

This video with show you the seam finish called the clean finish edge, which is also known as the turn and stitch seam. Needlepointers.com

Seam Finishing Technique - Double Stitched Seam

Seam Finishing Technique - Double Stitched Seam

This video is on how to finish a seam using the double stitched seam method. Needlepointers.com









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