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If you ever find your self with a garment that is just the right length but you haven’t hemmed it yet, then you need to do this technique! Watch to see how you can finish the hem of a garment without losing significant length…

We have all been in that boat where we accidentally cut to much length off, or try to save fabric and shorten the pattern. But there is a way to keep the length and have a finished hem. The key is to overlock/serge the hem edge so you avoid having to double turn the hem to prevent fraying. Watch to see below!



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    Jun 1, 2017, 04.36 AMby nrobson

    Ta for this xx

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    May 31, 2017, 11.52 AMby Stacyco

    Useful video! Thank you for sharing.

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