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Create Perfectly Mitered Corners

A wide hem on the front and lower edges adds a crisp finish to this airy, linen jacket.
A mitered corner eliminates bulk.
Turn in the edges the desired amount. Press.
A wide hem on the front and lower edges adds a crisp finish to this airy, linen jacket.

A wide hem on the front and lower edges adds a crisp finish to this airy, linen jacket.

Beautiful summer fabrics like handkerchief linen demand simple finishes. Mitered corners are an easy way to deal with the edges of a loose-fitting boxy jacket.

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MaryRay Mary Ray, contributor
Posted on Jun 29th, 2009 in sewing, design, garment construction, All How-To, edge, jackets, hem, miter, corner

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