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Try the shirt on and make any necessary fit adjustments. Also, mark where you want the hem with a pin. Fold the shirt in half, lining up the sleeves to make sure it's even. You want to cut the hem 3/4" longer than where you want it to hit on your body. For best results, use a cutting mat, rotary cutter and metal ruler. If you have a curved ruler for hemming even better, the hem should curve up a little bit on the sides. You can always just cut it straight and then curve up a little on the sides.

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    Sep 28, 2011, 08.21 PMby joanz22

    Excellent tutorial! Thank you.

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