Sewing Tip: 5 Ways to Hand-Stitch a Hem

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Sewing Tip: 5 Ways to Hand-Stitch a Hem


While machine sewing is almost always faster, some fabrics or garment styles call for a hand-sewn finish. Give your next sewing project a touch of beautiful old-school elegance with this photo-filled guide from The Coletterie that will walk you through 5 ways to hand-stitch a hem!


Think you’re too impatient? A bit of hand-sewing at the end of the day can be really soothing and relaxing—if you haven’t tried it, I definitely recommend giving it a shot!

Ready to give it a try? Grab your needle and thread, then head on over to The Coletterie to see how it’s done.

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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