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The next step is done incorrectly in the photo, but I will show it anyway for clarification. Here, you can see that I lined up the ban roll to the edge of the chiffon and pinned (like you would hem tape). However, for a cleaner finish (and no risk of sewing into a frayed edge that will later come undone), you would really want to pin the ban roll about half an inch from the chiffon edge, so the stitches will catch fabric that has not frayed for a more secure hem.

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    Feb 11, 2014, 08.50 PMby Debbie Vincent

    Maybe I’m missing something. The top of the hem on the underside is raw? Won’t that fray easily just from normal wear and washing (hand or otherwise)?

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    Feb 27, 2012, 03.23 AMby SUEMICKAN

    Thank you so much for the great tip, although, I have to agree with the other nice ladies, It would have been a much better tutorial if it were to show the correct procedures.

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    Nov 26, 2011, 12.30 AMby Jennifer Georgia Sparling

    I agree. I’m really confused by the incorrect pictures. Can you post correct ones? Perhaps with a fabric in contrasting color?

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    Nov 17, 2011, 04.14 PMby treacle-toes

    Thanks so much for this tutorial. It would be really helpful though if you could repost a picture showing the correct technique as I’m a little confused by the description alone. I look forward to trying this out in the future.

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    Oct 4, 2011, 07.25 PMby bbeaver

    This seems like a great technique, however, I’d love to see it reposted with photos showing the fabric positioning as the text indicates.

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