Ribbon-edge Hem Finish

Ribbon Edge Hem Finish

Ribbon Edge Hem Finish

This lesson is the ribbon-edge hem finish, a decorative hem finish used on sheer fabrics like chiffon, georgette, voile and organza. You can choose to let the ribbon show, or hide the ribbon on the inside of the garment hem. We will teach you how to sew the ribbon onto your sampler and how to press the edge to get a beautiful finish. Let this lesson inspire you to add structure to your sheer hem, while at the same time create a design detail that can be used on sleeves, skirts, dresses or any other part of a garment hem that you can imagine.

For other sheer hem options, view our lessons:
Hand Rolled Hem Finish, Machine Foot Baby Hem, Tailored Edge Baby Hem, Horsehair Hem Finish, and Wide Straight Grain Hem Finish.

For sheer seam options, view our lessons: Single Edge Seam Finish, Double Stitched Seam Finish, Mock French Seam Finish and French Seam Finish.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-1
2 Ribbon-Edge Hem 1-4
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Step Description
1 For this lesson, you will prepare: one piece of silk chiffon fabric measuring 7” (17.8cm) wide by 9” (22.9cm) long. Place a sticker to denote the wrong side of the fabric.

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