Basic Hems

Three-Eigth Inch Double Fold Hem 2Three-Eigth Inch Double Fold Hem3/8 Inch Double Fold Hem The double folded hem is the most basic hem. Use this on any garment where you want to encase the raw edge without fraying or finishing. 2-3 Inch Fold Hem 22-3 Inch Fold Hem2-3 Inch Double Fold Hem This larger folded hem is perfect for garments you want to add hem weight too such as dresses and coats.

Serged & Stitched Hem 2

 

Serged & Stitched Hem

Serged and Stitched Hem This hem is perfect for cotton dresses and sleeve hems. Use this hem when a coverstitch machine is not available.
Blind Hem 2

Blind HemBlind Hem This hand stitched hem is  is perfect for any garment where you don't want the hemline to be seen. It's commonly used for dress pants, sheer dresses and formal dresses. 
 
This sewing basics series was created in collaboration with Missy Creed of Momentum Fashion. Missy is a talented seamstress who sews for Red Velvet!
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