Added Sep 26, 2008
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We recently showed you how to use a baby hem with a straight-stitch. Now we are going to show you with a zig-zag. You can use a zig-zag baby hem for decorative reasons, but it can also be a better choice if you hemming a curve in a lightweight fabric. There is more give in the stitch for going around the curves. The look is similar to using a pearl stitch on your overlock machine.
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Dress up outerwear with deep shawl collars and sew up a lovely fitted dress with a flounced hemline.
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