Sewing Tip-How to sew a Lettuce Edge Hem

Do you hate hemming thinner knit fabrics?  Is it because it has a tendency to curl on the edges?  So Sew Easy shows you an easy and pretty way to finish your garment!


This hem is typically seen on little girls clothes, but often in women’s clothing too! These curly-wurly hemlines looks pretty on casual and maxi dresses, and it’s practical too.  No bulk is added to the hemline, so if you are short on length, this is a good way to finish the project without making your garment shorter. Read more …

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Deby Coles says:

    Thanks for sharing this – I’m currently working on a new maxi skirt and this s gong to be perfect to add around the bottom for a bit of ‘flare’


    1. lacartera says:

      You’re very welcome! The maxi skirt sounds a fun project. I can’t wait to see it! 👍


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