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This is where the magic happens. The next step is to flip the ban roll to the inside, against the wrong side of the fabric, once again just as you would hem tape. The baby hem, therefor, will wrap around the comb part of the ban roll (which is why it is ideal to only remove about 3 threads or so - again, you can do more, as you are in control of where you place your stitch line, but I found it easier to line up my needle with the edge of the woven section so I kept the comb the width of my desired finished hem).

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    Jan 24, 2016, 07.29 AMby rim88aug

    I did as mentioned and ruined my chiffon. Should i mention that i did not sew through the woven fabric? Its just that some fabrics do not take the stress of pulling something through. I will never take such a chance again. I did shave the bottom and redo it using another method

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    Dec 27, 2015, 12.56 PMby laceandbits

    I don’t see how you could avoid sewing through some of the ‘teeth’ of the ‘comb’. If you do, surely that will damage/stress the tiny hem as you pull them free.

    Also why do you only show the photos of it being done wrong. Although I understand what the right way would have been it would have been most helpful to have had photos of both right and wrong.

    By only showing the incorrect version, you also didn’t need to show when and how much fabric to trim away if done correctly; if having a wider margin at the first row of sewing is easier, neater and/or important, by not showing it in the photos, you have also forgotten to mention the important follow up step in the photos or words.

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    Oct 17, 2014, 11.58 PMby Robin DeVellen

    Hi, love the idea. I’m making baby gowns and I’d like to know what brand of ban roll you’re using, and where would I be able to get it. And I totally got the tutorial. thanks so much

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    Sep 30, 2014, 12.39 AMby Smarti1957a

    It would be so much nicer if a) you used contrasting material/thread and b) if the pictures matched the instructions. I am amazed that a tutorial is posted with inaccurate pictures.

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    Aug 3, 2014, 12.12 AMby kyhiker

    Good grief, if the photos are wrong, just re-take them! Why post a tutorial with incorrect pics?

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