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Basic Satin Bridesmaid Dress Hem Tutorial

November 19, 2012 in Tips & Tricks

 This hem is so simple! These guidelines are intended for a floor length satin gown that needs a little hemming. You will need a Baby Lock Serger (or you can overcast with your Baby Lock Sewing Machine). The picture below is the underside of a manufactured rolled hem of a bridesmaid dress. The hem is one circle (there are no ...

A Nifty Jean Hem

January 26, 2012 in Projects

Keep the manufactured edge of your jeans with this hem! You can hardly tell they've been hemmed! This works best with jeans that have smaller manufactured hems, but, can be done with larger hems, you may just have to figure the math differently. In this case, the hem is 5/8". You also may not be able to implement this hem ...

Diana and I Became Better Friends

January 24, 2012 in Machines

When you've already bonded with a machine and the time comes for a new one, often the new one can be a learning adjustment in itself. Sergers, in particular, can be difficult to adjust to when you're used to "the old way of doing things". I've sat down with my new Baby Lock Diana Serger with basic seam finish projects, but hadn't ...
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