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Blind Stitch -Double Overcast Stitch

Blind Stitch -Double Overcast Stitch

Learn how to sew a blind stitch hem with a double overcast stitched edge. This technique will add a couture touch to any of your fabrics that have a tendency to ravel. You will find that by learning how to sew type of hem finish it will become one of your favorites.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-6
2 Tiger Tape & Double Overcast Stitch 1-7
3 Blind Stitch Hem 1-6
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
1 For this lesson, we have prepared a piece of velvet measuring 10” (25.4cm) wide by 8” (20.3cm) long.
2 We will be using an open top thimble and Six Strand cotton embroidery floss for demonstration purposes. You would want to use matching cotton thread if this were an actual garment hem.
3 Place your thimble on your middle finger and then cut a 15” (38.1cm) strand from the embroidery floss package.

 

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