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!

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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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