Added Nov 14, 2010
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Uses: Hems are used on the bottoms of tops, dresses and sleeves. Hems look better topstitched versus stitching from the underside, so it is important to have very straight hems to catch the fabric underneath.
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Thin cardboard (think cereal boxes) or manila envelopes. Cut in to strips: the first should be the width of your desired hem, the second should be 1/8" shorter. I cut mine at 11/2" and 1 1/8"
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
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