Hem-tape Hem Finish - University of Fashion

Hem-tape Hem Finish

Hem-tape Hem Finish

This lesson is sewing the hem-tape hem finish. This hem finish is, without a doubt, the most popular hem finish in the fashion industry. You will learn how to sew hem tape onto the edge of a wool fabric sampler. Once you have mastered the technique, you will be able apply this knowledge to an actual garment. You will also learn how to hand-stitch the hem using the catch stitch technique.


Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-1
2 Hem Tape 1-4
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Step Description
1 For this lesson, you will need to prepare: Two pieces of wool fabric, each measuring 7” (17.8cm) wide by 9” (22.9cm) long. Use stickers to denote the wrong side of the fabric.


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