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How to sew a narrow hem (1)

How to Sew A Narrow Hem

A narrow hem is a thin hem that’s turned twice and stitched in place. Also referred to as a rolled hem, it’s subtle and small, hardly noticeable on the garment. Narrow hems don’t add weight to the hemline, making them suitable for sheer and lightweight garments. They’re tidy, neat and professional and look good on both the right and wrong sides of the fabric. ...

Hem facing

How to Sew A Hem Facing

A hem facing is a facing sewn to the hemline of a garment. Great for curved hems and full skirts, it adds weight to the garment and adds structure to the hemline. A hem facing is cut from a separate piece of fabric and sewn along the edge of the garment, instead of having extra length that is folded up and sewn. This allows you to cut the hem facing from a different fabric if you desire. ...