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How to Sew a Double-Fold Hem

Feb 15, 2012

Learn how to sew a double fold hem around a curve in this excerpt from our beginner sewing video series. Teach Yourself to Sew was created with beginners in mind, but sewers of any level can use these tutorials to brush up on their skills.

A double-fold hem is a simple and clean way to finish the edge of a garment. In this excerpt from Teach Yourself to Sew Season 2, Threads Editor-at-Large Judith Neukam walks you through the process of sewing one wherever it’s needed, even around a curve.

You can find more excerpts from this series at TeachYourselftoSew.com, or visit our store to purchase seasons 1 & 2 on sale now. This series would make the perfect gift for any new sewer in your life!

Click here to order Teach Yourself to Sew, Season 2 on DVD.

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Learn even more must-know techniques in the second installment of our Teach Yourself to Sew video series. Follow along as former Threads Senior Technical Editor Judith Neukam walks you lessons on inserting invisible zippers, creating perfectly finished seams, and building your own custom dress form.

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  1. JD_Seattle July 15th

    I really like the first two tips (pressing, and curved edges), but it seemed odd that the hem foot portion didn't incorporate the other two but instead showed an unpressed straight edge. I would have liked to see the foot demonstrated with a pressed double edge on a curve.

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