Tailored Edge/Baby Hem Finish - University of Fashion

Tailored Edge/Baby Hem Finish

Tailored Edge/Baby Hem Finish

This lesson is the tailored edge or baby hem hem finish, a great choice when creating a small hem on any sheer fabric such as organza, batiste, voile, chiffon, georgette or any soft, lightweight fabric.

You will learn how to sew this hem without having to purchase a machine hemming foot while learning tricks of the trade for making this beautiful hem finish.

Once you complete this sampler, you’ll be ready to tackle that 10 yards of sheer skirt hem and finish it in no time. For other sheer hem finishes, check out our Sheer Hems compilation lesson.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-1
2 Tailored Edge/Baby Hem 1-4
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Step Description
1 Two pieces of silk chiffon fabric measuring 7” (17.78cm) wide by 9” (22.86cm) long. Place a sticker to denote the wrong side of the fabric.


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