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How to Hand-Sew a Padded Jacket Hem | Video

Find out how to sew a jacket hem that looks good and will wear well for years.

Kenneth D. King demonstrates a couture jacket-hemming technique, which includes padding the hemline to prevent a hard crease and sewing simple, nearly invisible stitches. He offers tips for choosing padding material, needles, and threads for the best results.

Learn more about the tools and supplies Kenneth uses for fine sewing, in “Tailoring Answers from Kenneth D. King: Supplies and Resources.”


About This Video Series

Fitting Tips with Professor King is a 13-part video series that will teach you valuable techniques and skills to help you sew better fitting garments. Threads contributing editor and sewing expert Kenneth D. King covers test garments, creating symmetry on asymmetrical body types, tips on fitting arms and skirts, how to pivot darts, reducing cap ease, and much more. Follow along as Kenneth walks you through these lessons excerpted from his 3-DVD workshop Smart Fitting with Kenneth D. King. In…

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