Tailored Edge/Baby Hem

Tailored Edge Baby Hem Finish

Tailored Edge Baby Hem Finish

This lesson is the tailored edge or baby 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 options, view our lessons:
Hand Rolled Hem Finish, Machine Foot Baby Hem, Horsehair Hem Finish, Ribbon Edge 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 Tailored Edge/Baby Hem 1-4
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MODULE 1 • LESSON PREP

Step Description
1 For this lesson you will need to 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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