This is a couture technique and gives a nice invisible finish for the hem on the outside of the garment. Always use a thimble when hand sewing - it's easier on the fingers, and makes sewing faster.

Technique Materials

Unhemmed garment, needle and thread, thimble, snippers.

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    Jul 17, 2013, 04.52 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    It is the right way, of course, but according to the techique there should be no less than 3 stitches in 1 cm: they should be smaller.

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