Sewing hems

Learn how to sew hems like a pro with these easy tips. Get step-by-step instructions and create professional-looking hems for all your sewing projects.
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The Backstory I am short. All the jeans I buy are too long for me. But I sew. So I thought I could cut off the excess length and rehem the jeans, no problem. I was wrong--they looked awful and hand-sewn. In addition, I often broke a needle or two in the process--even thick needles labeled for leather and denim. I tried all sorts of gadgets invented for the home sewer hemming jeans, including a hard-to-manage plastic plate called "Jump the Bump" (I'm not kidding), but nothing worked. Over…

Kathy Filer
This simple guide explains the different types of hems. Learn the pros and cons to various hand-stitched and machine-stitched hem types, and you'll be finishing the ends of your clothes like a pro. There's a list of hemming projects, too! Sewing Tutorials, Upcycling, Sewing Projects, Sewing Techniques, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Projects For Beginners, Sewing For Beginners, Sewing Hacks, Beginner Sewing Projects Easy

There's nothing more thrilling than finishing a garment that you've made all yourself, beginning to end. The only hitch? The hem! Though it may seem like a simple project at first, with so many stitching, folding, and sewing machine techniques, you may feel at a loss for what kind of hem to use. What's the difference between a baby hem and a rolled hem? What kinds of hems are invisible and which can you see? Are some hems more flexible than others? What the heck is a hem to begin with? Put…