There are several ways to sew a hem depending on what you want the finished look to appear like. Let me introduce you to fourteen hem tutorials that have appeared on the blog in the past. You’re sure to find just the hem finishing technique you need here!
how to hem everything: knit fabrics
With this Oliver + S How to Hem Everything, Knit Fabrics Edition, Guide you’ll learn eight different ways to hem knit fabrics.
how to hem everything: woven fabrics
With this Oliver + S How to Hem Everything, Woven Fabrics Edition, Guide you’ll learn ten different ways to hem woven fabrics.
tulle hem tutorial
Here’s a simple little hemming tutorial to give you a tulle ruffle or a layered look to your sewing. Have fun with it!
tips and tricks for twin needle hemming
Are you sewing with knit fabrics? Here are some tips and tricks for twin needle hemming that will give your garments a professional finish.
adding hem tucks to the lazy days skirt
Here is a tutorial on adding hem tucks to the Oliver + S Lazy Days Skirt. It’s a nice way to give a pretty little detail to a simple skirt.
lazy days skirt with double-thickness hem
Here is a quick and easy project on how to add a color blocked double-thickness hem to the Oliver + S Lazy Days Skirt.
lettuce hem using a serger
Here is a tutorial on how to do a lettuce hem on knits using a serger. This post was originally featured on the Janome blog in 2010.
customizing with oliver + s: a-line, high-low hem, color-blocked t-shirt
Make a few basic changes to your School Bus T-shirt or Metro T-shirt sewing patterns for a completely different look!
narrow hem with ban-rol
Here’s an easy way to get a narrow hem on slippery or sheer fabrics using Ban-Rol.
lettuce hem by sewing machine
Find out how to create a lettuce hem on your garments using a regular sewing machine.
lazy days skirt with bias hem
We continue to be amazed at the popularity of the Lazy Days Skirt pattern. If you take a look at the Flickr group you’ll see a large number of skirts made from this simple, free pattern. I’m sure we’ll be …
Unless otherwise credited, all work on this blog is © Liesl + Co., Inc, 2008-2017. You are welcome to link to this blog, but please ask permission before using any text or images.